Funding guide

HUD - Community Planning and Development - Section 108 Loan Guarantee

Broadband Funding Guide

Department of Housing & Urban Development

Federal Agency

Community Planning and Development

Agency Overview

Community Planning and Development (CPD) Office oversees HUD Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to cities, counties, and states; the HOME affordable housing program; and programs to help end homelessness and promote economic revitalization.

Program Name

Section 108 Loan Guarantee

Program Overview

Section 108 offers state and local governments the ability to transform a small portion of their Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds into federally guaranteed loans large enough to pursue physical and economic revitalization projects.

Program Purpose
  • Planning (e.g. feasibility)
  • Broadband Infrastructure (e.g. construction)
  • Broadband Adoption
  • Digital Skills Training
  • Public Computer Access
Eligible Recipients
  • State and Local Governments
  • Non-Profit Organizations

Agency Contact

Dina Lehman-Kim, (202) 402-2430,

Funding Type

Loan Guarantee program

FY2018 Funding Amount