NC Consolidated Plan Public Hearing
ACTION: Notice is hereby given that the 2011-2015 NC Consolidated Plan is under development. The state’s Consolidated Plan includes the following programs funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): Small Cities Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA). The Consolidated Plan describes how the Consolidated Plan Partners plan to use and implement allocated Housing and Urban Development Funds for a five year period for each agency for housing and community development programs. As part of the Consolidated Plan, the state is required to conduct an Analysis to Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Study. The Analysis to Impediments to Fair Housing Choice is also under development and open for public review and comment. The draft Consolidated Plan will be available for public review on October 1, 2010. The draft will receive several updates prior to submission to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
SUMMARY: The N.C. Consolidated Plan addresses housing and community development needs across the state and sets priorities for meeting those needs. As part of citizen participation, the Consolidated Plan Partners will host public input session to inform the public about the various initiatives to be included in the 2011-2015 Consolidated Plan and other required documents as part of the requirements of the Consolidated Plan. The public hearing as required will be conducted on October 20, 2010 at the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency from 9:30am-12:00pm.
AVAILABILITY OF REVIEW MATERIALS: Copies of the draft Consolidated Plan and appendices will be available for public review on October 1, 2010-October 31, 2010. The draft consolidated plan will be available on the web sites of the North Carolina Division of Community Assistance (www.nccommerce.com) and the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (www.nchfa.com). Copies are also available by request from the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Division of Community Assistance and will be distributed to all of the regional offices; contact Pauline High at (919) 571-4965 to receive a copy. Copies of the plan will also be distributed to all federal depository libraries in North Carolina. There will be several updates to the Consolidated Plan as partners make updates throughout the comment period. The public will be informed as required of those updates to the draft document.
PUBLIC HEARING: An official public hearing will be held on October 20, 2010 from 9:30am to 12:00pm for the 2011-2015 North Carolina Consolidated Plan, North Carolina Analysis to Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Plan, and the required supporting documents that are required to be submitted with the NC Consolidated Plan document. The public hearing will be held on October 20,2010 from 9:30am-12:00pm at North Carolina Housing Finance Agency, located at 3508 Bush Street, Raleigh, NC 27609-7509. A call in-option will be available for person who are unable to attend the meeting. To register for the call in-option please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Pauline High at 919-571-4965 ext 237. Persons wanting additional information on the public hearing may contact Pauline High at (919) 571-4965 or at email@example.com. Persons with disabilities or who otherwise need assistance should contact Ella Limehouse at (919) 571-4900 in advance of the hearing. Accommodations will be made for all who request assistance with participating in the public hearing.
COMMENT PERIOD: Comments concerning the 2011-2015 Consolidated Plan, Analysis to Impediments to Fair Housing Choice and supporting consolidated plan documents may be made at the public hearing. Written comments can also be made during the comment period. Written comments will be accepted until 5:00 p.m, Sunday October 31, 2010 and may be made via email (firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (919) 571-4951, or mailed to Vickie Miller, Attn: Public Comment, North Carolina Division of Community Assistance, 4313 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4313. All mailed comments must be postmarked no later than October 31, 2010.
Organizer Pauline High
Wed, Oct. 20, 2010
9:30 a.m. - noon
NC Housing Finance Agency
3508 Bush St.
Raleigh, NC 27609-7509