Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The City of Weirton, West Virginia is an entitlement community under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program since 1994. In addition, the City of Weirton is a member of the Northern Panhandle HOME Consortium of West Virginia, which is administered by the City of Wheeling. The City undertakes specific initiative to address its needs and objectives by promoting the rehabilitation and construction of decent, safe and sanitary housing, creating a suitable living environment, removing slums and blighting conditions, promoting fair housing, promote home ownership, improving public services, expanding economic opportunities, and principally benefiting low- and moderate- income persons.