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File #: [19-0476]    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 9/13/2018 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 5/22/2019 Final action: 5/22/2019
Title: Approve the 2019-2020 HOME Investment Partnership Program Annual Plan.
Attachments: 1. 2019-2020 HOME Program Annual Plan Summary of Activities, 2. A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2019-2020 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM ANNUAL PLAN (2019-05-22/R-2)


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Approve the 2019-2020 HOME Investment Partnership Program Annual Plan.
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Staff:
Department:
Loryn Clark, Executive Director
Housing and Community
Nate Broman-Fulks, Affordable Housing Manager

Renee Moye, Community Development Program Manager


Overview: The HOME Program is authorized by the Title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act and is administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The HOME Program provides grants to state and local governments to fund a wide range of activities that build, buy, and/or rehabilitate affordable housing for rent or homeownership, or to provide direct rental assistance to low-income people. The HOME program is the largest Federal block grant designed exclusively to create affordable housing for low-income peoples.

Orange County is the lead entity for the HOME program and the HOME Program Consortium. The Consortium includes four participating jurisdictions (Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough, and Orange County). To enhance collaboration around affordable housing among the jurisdictions in the County, the Orange County Local Government Affordable Housing Collaborative (the Collaborative) was formed in 2017. The Collaborative includes elected officials and staff from the each of the four participating jurisdictions and serves as the HOME Program Consortium application review team, charged with developing an annual HOME Program plan. Council Member Donna Bell represents the Chapel Hill Town Council on the Collaborative. All participating jurisdictions must approve and authorize submission of the plan prior to submittal to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The Collaborative asks the Council to review and approve a 2019-2020 HOME Program Plan.


Recommendation(s):
That the Council:
1. Approve a spending plan developed by the Collaborative for use of $350,302 of 2019-2020 Orange County HOME Program funds, $13,306 in program income, $78,818 loca...

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