Community Development Block Grants

Beginning in 2020, the City of Twin Falls will receive grant funds for housing and community development activities from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Known as Community Development Block Grants, these funds can be used for affordable housing, public services, public facility and infrastructure improvements, and economic development. Projects funded through the CDBG program must help meet goals of providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanded economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income residents. 

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The City of Twin Falls invites members of the public to review and offer comments on its draft 2022 Annual Action Plan, as well as the substantial amendments to the 2020 and 2021 Annual Action Plans, and Consolidated Plan.

Plan Summaries

The City of Twin Falls’ Annual Action Plan identify the city’s community development and affordable housing needs and set priorities for investment of federal grant funds to address them. These plans are required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the City to receive federal money through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Twin Falls will receive $350,021 in CDBG funding for its 2023-2024 program year.

FY2023 Community Development Block Grant Budget

1. Sidewalk and ADA Accessibility Improvements     $130,000

2.City Park Upgrades                                                 $875,000

3. COVID 19 Response - Public Infrastructure          $322,726 

 4. Program Administration                                            $70,000

    Total CDBG Budget                                            $1,397,726


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Twin Falls 2021 AAP Substantial Amendment

Five Year Consolidated Plan Opens in new windowPages from 2020-2024 Twin Falls Con Plan and 2020 AAP_Final DraftAnalysis of Impediment to Fair Housing Opens in new window

Public Review Period

The Annual Action Plan will be available for public review and comment for a 30-day period from September 1, 2023 - Sunday, October 1, 2023. The documents can be viewed or downloaded below:

2023 AAP cover sheet
Twin Falls 2022 AAP Ver 3
Twin Falls Con Plan and 2020 AAP Substantial Amendment

Public Hearing

The City will hold a public hearing to present information from the Annual Action Plan and to receive comments from the public regarding the draft. Twin Falls will hold a Public Hearing open to the general public on Monday, October 2, 2023 at 6:00 pm.  

To Make Comments

A 30-day public comment period on the drafts will be provided through from Friday, September 1, 2023 - Sunday, October 1, 2023. Comments concerning the plans can be submitted to the City in writing by noon on  Monday, October 2, 2023. Public Comments can be made by clicking on the Public Testimony Form or by mail to City of Twin Falls City Manager Department, 203 Main Avenue East, Twin Falls, ID 83301. Alternatively, comments may be made orally at the public hearing described above. All comments received will be included with the Plan in submission to HUD.

Following the public comment period,  Annual Action Plan will go before City Council for approval prior to submission to HUD.

Other Information

If you anticipate needing any type of accommodations or language translation or interpretation assistance to participate, please contact Jonathan Spendlove, Planning and Zoning Department at 208-735-7276, or by email to, at least 48 hours in advance of the hearing.