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Community Development & Housing Assistance
The Council Bluffs Community Development Department will be accepting proposals for activities which are eligible for assistance under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) Programs.  Applications must be received by the Community Development Department by 12:00 p.m. on October 7, 2015.

CDBG & HOME Funds Program RFP

For further information, contact Brenda Carrico of the Community Development Department at 209 Pearl Street, Council Bluffs, IA  51503-4270; phone (712) 328-4629; or email .

Our Mission
The mission of the Community Development & Housing Assistance Division is to expand the choices available to the public in order to improve their quality of life. 

We do this by: 
  • Developing partnerships and coordinating efforts with agencies that provide human services, promote economic viability or enhance neighborhood stability; 
  • Educating the public, city leadership and other agencies on the benefits of investing in individuals, properties and sound development; and  
  • Managing and leveraging resources.

Division Services

Additionally, the Community Development & Housing Assistance Division staff's the following boards:

For more information, contact the Community Development Department at (712) 328-4629.

Contact Us

Brenda Carrico 
Community Development
Program Coordinator

Mailing Address
Community Development Department
209 Pearl St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Office Location
403 Willow Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Ph: (712) 328-4629
Fx: (712) 328-4915

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.