Housing and Neighborhood Preservation Accepting Comments on Proposed Allocation of Federal Affordable Housing Grants

Monday, April 10, 2017

​The Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation is currently accepting public comments on its proposed Annual Action Plan for the 2017 fiscal year (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018). The plan outlines how the department will use and allocate more than $3.9 million in funding under the following federal entitlement grants: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and the Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) Program.

Interested citizens can view the draft Annual Action Plan and provide comments at www.vbgov.com/virtualtownhall. A public hearing will also be held on Tuesday, April 25, at 6 p.m. at Housing and Neighborhood Preservation's main office, 2424 Courthouse Drive, Building 18A. The 30-day comment period ends on May 6.

Final fund allocations are subject to City Council appropriation on May 9 and approval of the Annual Action Plan by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

For more information, visit www.vbgov.com/AAP or contact Cindy Walters at (757) 385-5754 or cwalters@vbgov.com.

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