Office of Community and Economic Development

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General Information
Description of ProgramThe City of Williamsport receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which are used for their Community Development Programs. Other programs include those for homebuyer assistance; housing rehabilitation (home repair); public facility and infrastructure improvement; a Micro Enterprise Loan Program; a Lerta Tax Reduction Initiative for Commercial Improvements; commercial facade Improvements; accessibility improvements; support to homeless shelters and transitional housing programs; improvements to parks and other city recreation facilities; and other public services.
Geographic AreaWilliamsport
Public TransportationYes.
Facility/ADA AccessBuilding entrance and restrooms.
Intake ProcedureCall or walk in to the office.
Helpful TipsWaiting lists are maintained for most programs. Generally, programs must benefit lower income residents of the City of Williamsport. Applications for programs are taken on a first come first serve basis. Call us if you have any questions and do not hesitate to apply.
Client Information
EligibilityResidents of the City of Williamsport. HUD defines low-and moderate-income as less than 80% of the Area Median Income adjusted for household size.
Hours of OperationWeekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's NameJohn Grado
Contact's PositionEconomic Development Director
Contact's Phone570-327-7511
Physical Site Address 1245 West Fourth Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipWilliamsport, PA 17701
Main Phone570-327-7511
Director Information
Director's NameJohn Grado
Director's PositionEconomic Development Director
Additional Information
Update typemail
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
City of Williamsport
This Program: Office of Community and Economic Development
Affiliated Services: Accessibility Improvements - Office of Community and Economic Development
Homebuyer Assistance - Office of Communuty and Economic Development
Home Repair Program - Office of Community and Economic Development
Rental Rehabilitation - Office of Community and Economic Development