DCD Strategic Business Plan DCD has adopted strategies and goals with regard to housing, community, workforce and economic development initiatives. Review DCD's Strategic Business Plan.
The 2013-2017 Consolidated Plan identifies needs concerning affordable housing, homelessness, special needs housing for non-homeless people, and community development issues in Chester County, PA. The Consolidated Plan is updated every year through a 1-year Action Plan that describes, among other things, the planned use of that year's federal funding.
The planned uses are determined through a public participation process and an annual application process. At the end of each year, a Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER) is submitted to HUD describing accomplishments and the actual use of funds.