Did you know Layton City is a designated HUD EntitlementCommunity? The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) specifies that metropolitan cities with populations of at least 50,000 are eligible to receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds directly from HUD. Layton is eligible and approved by HUD to directly receive funds and the […]

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Mortgage rates in Utah recently increased from 3.76% in February to 5.87% in June, one of the most drastic increases on record in such a short timeframe. According to the University of Utah’s Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute consumers typically see prices moderate or even stall with such rapidly rising rates. However, Utah’s housing prices […]

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With the current rising cost of homes in the state, along with a substantial lack of inventory, Layton City and the Have a Heart Home Foundation have partnered once again to provide affordable housing options to the community. The goal is to construct affordable homes discounted substantially for low-to-moderate-income families with special needs. The City, […]

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In conformance with the requirements of the community development block grant (CDBG) program, Layton city invites all interested parties to comment on city housing and community development needs of low income persons and the development of the annual action plan for the use of CDBG funds for the 2022-2023 grant period during a public hearing […]

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Layton City currently has funds available to help prevent and respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Grant monies are administered by the City’s Community & Economic Development department, thanks to federal Community Development Blog Grant (CDBG) funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Funds are offered to small businesses through Layton […]

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The year 2021 saw residents spending more time at home, leading to some homeowners investing a more substantial portion of their earnings into maintaining and upgrading their home. According to home repair projects website Angi, the average home improvement spending was $10,341 this year—a 25% increase from 2020. Spending on emergency home repairs, according to […]

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