The City of Joplin receives an annual allocation of CDBG and HOME funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the purposes of providing decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities for persons of low and moderate income. Previous projects have included facade grants, new construction of housing, rehabilitation of dilapidated housing, infrastructure improvements, and public service grants to area non-profits. Please see the below slideshow for a glimpse at previous and current CDBG and HOME activities. If you are in need of assistance, please contact Thomas Walters at (417) 624-0820 ext. 539 or use one of our partner links on the left-hand side of the page.