Housing and Human Services prepares and distributes numerous plans and reports regarding housing, community development, and social services.
As part of the city's receipt of federal housing and community development funds through its partnership with Arlington County, the city is required to partner with them in the design of the plan.
The combined Consolidated Plan provides the strategic framework for the City of Falls Church and Arlington County's housing and community development goals over the next five year period. The plan is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and sets the vision for allocating federal resources to housing, homelessness, community development and special needs. Arlington County is the direct recipient of federal CDBG and HOME funds, and partners with the City as a subrecipient agency through a cooperative agreement.
Each year, an Annual Action Plan is developed with citizen participation to address federal grant allocations, objectives, activities and performance measures for the goals identified in the five-year Consolidated Plan.
The combined Annual Action Plan, for the City and Arlington County describes how federal grant funds will be used. Arlington County is the direct recipient of federal CDBG and HOME funds and partners with the City as a subrecipient agency through a cooperation agreement.
At the end of each fiscal year, the city publishes the CAPER, which describes all of the housing and community development activities that were implemented in the past fiscal year. The CAPER also indicates the city's progress in meeting the goals identified in the Consolidated Plan.