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File #: [23-0400]    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 4/21/2023 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 5/10/2023 Final action: 5/10/2023
Title: Approve the 2023-2024 HOME Investment Partnership Program Annual Plan.
Attachments: 1. Summary of FY23-24 HOME Investment Partnership Program Action Plan, 2. Staff Responses to Council Questions, 3. A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2023-2024 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM ANNUAL PLAN (2023-05-10/R-4)
Related files: [23-0444]

Approve the 2023-2024 HOME Investment Partnership Program Annual Plan.

Sarah Osmer Vi?as, Director
Affordable Housing and Community Connections
Nate Broman-Fulks, Assistant Director

Megan Culp, Community Development Program Manager

Overview: The Orange County HOME Consortium receives an annual allocation of federal HOME Investment Partnership Program funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to address County-wide affordable housing needs. The recommended plan includes $539,839 of 2023-2024 HOME Program funds for eligible affordable housing projects. HOME funded projects must benefit households earning 80% or less of the area median income ($76,400 for a four-person household).

* Orange County is the lead entity for 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.
o 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.
o Mayor Pro Tem Karen Stegman 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 recommends the Council review and approve a 2023-2024 HOME Program Plan.

That the Council:
1. Approve a spending plan recommended by the Collaborative for use of $539,439, including $429,496 of 2023-2024 Orange County HOME Program funds, $13,306 in program income, and $96,637 local match funding.
2. Authorize this p...

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