The City of Bethlehem accepts applications for HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funding on a rolling basis. The HOME Program is administered by HUD and was established in 1990 to assist low-income households.
HOME funds are intended to: Increase the supply of quality affordable housing for lower-income households; Expand nonprofit housing provider capacity; Strengthen government capacity to provide housing; and Leverage private-sector investments in housing.
The program funds a variety of eligible housing activities including direct rental and purchase assistance and building, acquiring, and/or rehabilitating affordable housing for rent or ownership.
Organizations with potential HOME projects are encouraged to contact the City to discuss their plans. Call or email Robert Vidoni, Housing and Community Development Administrator, at 610-997-5731 or firstname.lastname@example.org
if you would like to discuss potential projects.
The City's HOME application is available on its Neighborly portal at https://portal.neighborlysoftware.com/BETHLEHEMPA/participant
Additional information can be found at the links below.
HUD makes publicly available environmental review records categorized as environmental assessments, CEST and CEST that converts to Exempt. Click here to access HUD's website and the City's environmental reviews.
Applications for the City of Bethlehem's 2023 Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) are currently open. Click the icon below to view your submitted application and manage your grant award.
Applications for the City of Bethlehem's HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) are reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply on-line through Neighborly:
The City's Fair Housing partner, North Penn Legal Services, has Fair Housing information on their website.
Robert G. Vidoni, Esq. , Housing & Community Development Administrator, email@example.com
Trevor Gross, Grants Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org, 610-419-1447