Urban Programs

The Urban Programs is a sub-division of the Community Development Division

FY2021 CDBG APPLICATION: The Human Affairs Committee will begin reviewing applications no sooner than their meeting scheduled February 10, 2020 and continue monthly until approximately late April. Due to COVID-19, the schedule for the next Human Affairs Committee meeting and next Public Hearing are unknown.  Please check the City’s calendar for updates.

CONSOLIDATED PLAN DEVELOPMENT: The City held its first public hearing on 2/12/2020. Click here for the presentation given at the public hearing.   We also held a stakeholder input session on 2/13/2020.  That presentation, which includes the interactive polling results, can be found here. Release of the Draft Consolidated Plan is currently delayed.  Please check back for updates.


Our mission is to:
  • Help identify community needs to improve the quality of life for lower-income families and individuals
  • Collaborate with community groups, faith-based organizations, developers and investors
  • Obtain and administer federal, state, local and private resources to address community needs
  • Evaluate program outcomes, impact to the community and effectiveness of the grants
  • Promote Fair and Equal Housing
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Matters Overseen by Nashua’s Urban Programs Department

The City of Nashua is an entitlement community. Meaning we receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) each year. These funds are based on a formula and announced each year by HUD. In order to receive these funds, the City of Nashua must prepare a "Consolidated Plan" for approval by HUD at least every five years and an Annual Action Plan for each of those five years.

Consolidated Plan

The Consolidated Plan is a five-year strategic plan that provides a course of action for building livable communities throughout the City. The Plan describes the City’s goals and objectives to address priority needs related to affordable housing, homelessness, non-homeless special needs populations and community development, which includes economic development, revitalization, community infrastructure, and public services.

Click here for a PDF copy of the City's current Consolidated Plan (Including the FY17 Action Plan