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Celebrate: CDBG Week-April 1 - 5, 2024   During the week of April 1-5, the City of Gastonia is supporting Community Development Week, a nationwide effort to educate Congressional members and the community about the importance of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, its impact on the community, and the need for increased program funding. he federal Community Development Block Grant or CDBG program, authorized in 1974, is one of the longest continuously run programs administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The program’s purpose is to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities. 

We continue to celebrate the CDBG Program. Since 2020, Gastonia has received $2.5 million in CDBG funding which assisted with homeless prevention, housing rehabilitation,public facilities and other programming. Want to know more about the Community Development Block Grant? Click here for more details.


Gastonia, N.C., just minutes west of Charlotte, is one of the area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location, size and livability. Gastonia is the largest of Gaston County’s 13 municipalities and one of the largest cities in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Selected as an All-America City three times, Gastonia’s desirable quality of life is the result of its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly neighborhoods, responsive government and vibrant business environment.


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