The Annual Action Plan describes what is planned for the upcoming program year including:
The Annual Action Plan must be approved by HUD (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) before it can be implemented.
While the Annual Action Plan is primarily tasked with looking forward, the CAPER is primarily tasked with looking back. The CAPER is a HUD-required report that looks back over the past program year and systematically accounts for:
The 5-Year Consolidated Plan is a comprehensive plan required by HUD. The plan is intended to identify needs within our communities and establish priorities for meeting those needs over a 5-year period. Much of the content in the "Con Plan" is prescribed by HUD.