Planning & Reporting

Community Development Division is responsible for administering HUD grant funds and preparing the following documents:

  • 5-Year Consolidated Plan.  Explains the needs and goals of Will County for a 5 year period.  The grant cycle for Will County is October 1st to September 30th.
  • Annual Action Plan.   Explains the projects to be undertaken by Will County during a given grant year.  Projects align with goals identified in the County Consolidated Plan.
  • Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). Reports on accomplishments and progress toward Consolidated Plan goals. 

Neighborhood Redevelopment Plans

Will County Fairmont Neighborhood Plan (2012)

Will County Sugar Run Creek Neighborhood Plan (2017)


DRAFT PY22 CAPER on display for Public Comment December 15, 2023-December 29, 2023

The County will accept comments from the public on the PY2022 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) during this time.  The Public is hereby notified that comments on the Plan will be accepted by email to: lugrants@willcountylanduse.com or mailed to Will County Land Use Department, Will County Community Development Division, 58 E. Clinton St, Suite 100, Joliet, IL 60432.  Comments dropped off or submitted by mail must be postmarked no later than December 29, at 4:00 PM.


Comments are also being sought for the Draft HOME-ARP affordable housing development opportunity.  The opportunity outlines a proposal for the creation of pool of affordable housing units (HOME Access Collective) to be available for housing HUD defined Qualified Populations.  Funds will be made available for construction, acqusition and rehab of units.  Comments are due January 12, 2024.

Documents available below: