Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) dated March 27, 2020, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the City of Cuyahoga Falls $394,954.00 in Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funds to address needs caused by the novel COVID-19 pandemic.

CDBG-CV funds will be used to prevent, prepare for and respond to the Coronavirus.

HUD has approved a not less than 5-day public comment period.  The comment period for these funds will begin on July 20, 2020 and end of July 24, 2020, which will allow the public to make comments or suggestions regarding COVID-19 related needs and use of these funds. To comply with social distancing directives, an in-person public hearing will not be held. 

Residents, officials, and stakeholders are invited to review and submit comments for the 2019 amended Citizen Participation Plan, Consolidated Plan, and Annual Action Plan, available at

Questions and comments may be submitted in writing to Peggy Szalay, CDBG Entitlement Administrator at, on Facebook at, or by mail at Development Department, 2310 Second Street, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221.

Assistance will be provided to accommodate those without internet access, who are disabled or have language barriers by calling 330-971-8173.