The City of Lompoc Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan and Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) are required to be submitted to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD awards federal grant funding annually to participating jurisdictions and entitlement communities under a variety of programs. The City of Lompoc participates in the following programs administered by HUD: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)Program and HOME Investment Partnership Program. The County of Santa Barbara has been the lead agency of the HOME Consortium since 1997. In 2007, the City of Lompoc along with the cities of Buellton, Carpentaria and Solvang partnered with the County of Santa Barbara to qualify as an Urban County under the CDBG annual funding.