The City of Cumberland is preparing its FY2020 – FY2024 Consolidated Plan, a document that guides the use of approximately $1 million in federal funds for meeting community development needs in Cumberland. We are conducting a survey to find out what housing and economic development issues are most important to Cumberland residents. The survey is confidential and responses to this survey will be critical for shaping how the City prioritizes this federal funding over the next five years. We encourage you to forward this invitation to participate in the survey to anyone you think needs to have his or her voice heard. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me.

The link to the City of Cumberland survey is available here: Citizen Input Survey for Cumberland’s 5-Year Consolidated Plan Update  


The RAD conversion of Fort Cumberland Homes is progressing well through the financing and planning final stages with an anticipated closing soon.  Stay tuned for exciting news!

A revised Addendum D Vacant Unit Charge Schedule was approved by the Board of Commissioners at the November 20, 2019 Board meeting.  Changes made will reduce the amount of charges a tenant will incur in the first two years when repainting the unit is required.

Merger: Effective April 1, 2019, the Housing Authority of Allegany County and the Congregate Housing Services Program at Willow Valley Apartments have become a part of the Housing Authority of the City of Cumberland.