Before we receive any CDBG or HOME money, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requires we show how the projects we would support with their funds address the needs of local people. The image below describes that process for figuring out where to spend the federal government's money.
In order to figure out what needs fixing in Cumberland County, we'd usually visit as many towns as possible to listen to community members describe their needs and concerns. However, until the State lifts social distancing restrictions, we need you to tell us how we can be useful over the internet.
...problems finding or maintaining affordable/public housing in Cumberland County
...problems while experiencing homelessness in Cumberland County
...trouble searching for a job or participating in a job training program in Cumberland County
...issues related to managing or owning a business in Cumberland County
...trouble accessing high-speed internet at your home in Cumberland County
...regularly use a community center or recreation area that is managed by a town or city in Cumberland County (such as a park, baseball field, or recreation center)