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  • Department of
    Neighborhood and Business Development
    Paul Driscoll, Commissioner

    NBD Introduction Photos 
    Stephanie Pasquale, Deputy Commissioner
    Division of Neighborhood Development

      City Hall Commons, 6th Floor
      201 E. Washington St. – Syracuse, NY 13202
      Phone (315) 448-8100 – Fax (315) 448-8036

    Ben Walsh, Deputy Commissioner
    Division of Business Development

      Washington Station
      333 W. Washington St., Ste 130 – Syracuse, NY 13202
      Phone (315) 473-3275 – Fax (315) 435-3669


  • This department represents the merging of the former departments of Community Development and Economic Development. This new arrangement will ensure revitalization efforts that target the commercial corridors and business districts are aligned with the vision for the neighborhoods that surround them.
  • In accordance with the City of Syracuse Department of Neighborhood and Business Development (NBD) Citizen Participation Plan developed under requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, NBD announces its intent to submit the Five Year Consolidated Action Plan (2015 – 2019) to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 
    An electronic version of the Draft Consolidated Plan can be found below:
    The beginning of the 30 day comment period begins on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Comments on the Consolidated Plan will be accepted until Wednesday, March 25, 2015.
    A PUBLIC MEETING will be held Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. in City Hall Commons Atrium, 201 East Washington Street, Syracuse, NY. At this meeting, NBD will report on the Consolidated Plan and will hear comments and recommendations from citizens and stakeholders pertaining to the Plan. Accommodations for persons with disabilities or non-English speaking persons will be made by request. Please place your request by calling (315) 448-8448 at least three business days prior to the meeting.

    The City of Syracuse complies with 31 CFR Part 51 and does not discriminate in access to facilities, programs, services, or activities on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, material status, national origin, or disability.

    Year 40 Final Action Plan and Budget
    Year 39 CAPER (2013-14)
    Five Year Consolidated Action Plan (2010-14)
    CDBG and HOME Income Limits 2014
    University Neighborhood Service Agreement Advisory Committee (UNSAAC) 2015
    The final announcement of funding and public meeting will take place on Monday, December 15th at 5:30pm at Petit Branch Library, 105 Victoria Place. Please direct any questions regarding the application or request a paper copy by emailing, calling 448-8715, or visiting the Department of Neighborhood and Business Development.
    UNSAAC BUDGET Recommendations
    for Fiscal year 2015-2016