Consolidated Community Development Plan Information

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 2020-21 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) Documents

Please view the draft 2020-21 CAPER document here

The 2020-21 program year is the first year submission of the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) by the City of Rochester for the five-year planning period from 2020-21 through 2024-25.  This report provides an assessment of expenditures and accomplishments achieved through federal grant funds received from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) during the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. It measures the City’s progress in carrying out its Consolidated Plan 2020-24 and its one-year 2020-21 Annual Action Plan.  

The public review and comment period for the 2020-21 CAPER will be from September 11 through September 25, 2021. The CAPER will be submitted to HUD by September 28, 2021.

The CAPER details how the City expended the following funding allocations and the accomplishments achieved through the use of these funds:

Funding Source

2020-21 Budget

2020-21 Funds Expended

Community Development Block Grant






Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS



Emergency Solutions Grants






2020-21 City of Rochester Draft CAPER with ESG and HOPWA Attachments

Written comments about the draft CAPER should be directed to Amy Ventura via email at or via mail to:

City of Rochester

30 Church Street 

Room 224B

Attn: Amy Ventura, CDBG Coordinator

Rochester, NY, 14614

Emailed comments must be submitted by 5:00pm on September 25, 2021.  In order for a comment to be received and included in the 2020-21 CAPER document, it must be prefaced by the name and address of the commenting individual or organization.  Each email comment shall also be prefaced with the topic “2020-21 CAPER” in the subject line.  Written comments must be received at City Hall by 5:00pm on September 25, 2021.  

The City will consider comments received during the public display and comment period in preparing the final CAPER. A summary of these comments and a summary of any comments not accepted and the reasons why, will be attached to the final CAPER for submission to HUD.

Environmental Review Record  

You can download and examine the Environmental Review Record (ERR) documents that show the environmental determinations made for the 2021-22 Annual Action Plan by clicking the links below:

 CARES Act: Amended 2019-20 Annual Action Plan Documents 

The City is currently in a public comment period for a proposed fourth substantial amendment to the 2019-20 Annual Action Plan for the receipt and use of $446,477 in CDBG-CV funding through the CARES Act.  Please view the documents for the proposed fourth substantial amendment below. A public hearing of the Rochester City Council will be held on June 10 at 5:00pm. 

Comments on the proposed substantial amendment to the 2019-20Annual Action Plan should be sent to Amy Ventura, CDBG Coordinator, at or via U.S. Postal Service to her attention at c/o CARES Act, City Hall Room 224B, 30 Church Street, Rochester, NY 14614. In order for a comment to be received and read into the public hearing, it must be received no later than 5:00pm on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 and be prefaced by the name and address of the commenting individual or organization.  Each email comment shall also be prefaced with the topic “CARES Act” in the subject line. 

The Public Hearing will be held at 5:00pm on Thursday, June 10.  Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the public hearing will be conducted remotely and on-line and can be streamed live on the Council's Facebook Page or YouTube Page 

Additional CARES Act documents

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Consolidated Community Development Plans and Reports

Evaluation Reports:  

Citizen Participation Plans: