Congress cut about $390 million in 2012 funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Block Grants program.
Click the markers in the map below to display 2011 and 2012 grant amounts for each community. Markers are colored by the percent change in the amount awarded for Community Development Block Grants:
Red: 20+ percent reduction in CDBG funding
Yellow: Reduction in funding less than 20 percent
Green: No change/increase in funding
View a complete list of all communities receiving grants.
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