Community Development Administration Division
Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
Community Development
412-255-2211

August 5, 2016

NOTICE

The City of Pittsburgh announces the availability of the application for its 2017 Community Development Block Grant-Special Grant funds.

In order to apply, you must represent an incorporated entity providing eligible services to low- and moderate-income residents of the City of Pittsburgh.  Examples of eligible activities include the following: public services to low and moderate-income residents, the handicapped and elderly; rehabilitation or construction of a public facility serving a CDBG eligible neighborhood or clientele; housing related activities; economic development activities, etc.  In addition, an applicant should meet certain organizational standards to be eligible for these funds: minimum of 2 years in existence; 501© 3 incorporated non-profit with a Board of Directors and written by-laws; City of Pittsburgh based or services mainly City residents; have a legitimate office with an address; show evidence of fiscal management capacity; have a federal tax identification number; possess a nine-digit Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number; have no outstanding financial liabilities with the City of Pittsburgh or demonstrate an approved payment plan.

If your organization appears to be eligible to receive CDBG funding, and you would like to be considered for these funds, please contact Kelli Dixon at (412) 255-2212 to receive an application form. The application is also available on the City of Pittsburgh’s website which can be accessed by typing http://pittsburghpa.gov/dcp/community-development/cdbg  on your internet browser.  Completed forms must be received in the Department of City Planning by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2016.  A postmark date does not meet the deadline.

2017 Special Grants Application

June 7, 2016

CITY OF PITTSBURGH, PA

CDBG, HOME, HESG, AND HOPWA PROGRAMS

FY 2015 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE

AND EVALUATION REPORT (C.A.P.E.R.)

 

Notice is hereby given that the City of Pittsburgh intends to submit the FY 2015 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (C.A.P.E.R.) to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on or before June 30, 2016.

In accordance with Title I of the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended, the City of Pittsburgh has prepared its Fiscal Year 2015 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (C.A.P.E.R.) for its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), the Emergency Solutions Grant (HESG), and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Programs.  This report describes the level of housing assistance and other community development activities through grants from various Federal funding programs during Fiscal Year 2015 (April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016).

Copies of the FY 2015 C.A.P.E.R. for the City of Pittsburgh are available for public inspection at the City of Pittsburgh website at (http://pittsburghpa.gov/dcp/community-development/cdbg) and at the following locations beginning Thursday, June 9, 2016 through Thursday, June 23, 2016:

 

Department of City Planning

200 Ross Street, 2nd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

 

Urban Redevelopment Authority

200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

All interested persons are encouraged to review the FY 2015 C.A.P.E.R.  Written comments should be addressed to Mr. Michael Petrucci, Assistant Planning Director for Community Development, Department of City Planning, 200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.  Written comments on the C.A.P.E.R. will be considered up to and including June 23, 2016.

Mr. Michael Petrucci, Assistant Planning Director for Community Development

March 23, 2016

CORRECTED NOTICE- CITY OF PITTSBURGH

Notice is hereby given that the following amendments are being made to the 2013 and 2014 budget of the City of Pittsburgh's Community Development Block Grant Program.

The City of Pittsburgh is requesting comments on its proposed use of Community Development Block Grant Funds and on the City's past CDBG performance. A public hearing will be held at 9:00a.m. on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 200 Ross Street, 1st Floor Conference Room, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Please note that he building is handicapped accessible through the rear entrance. Comments may also be sent to:

Michael Petrucci

Assistant Director for Community Development
Department of City Planning
200 Ross Street, 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

It is requested that comments be recevied no later than Monday, April 25, 2016


March 16, 2016

NOTICE- CITY OF PITTSBURGH

Notice is hereby given that the following amendments are being made to the 2010 budget of the City of Pittsburgh's Community Development Block Grant Program.

The City of Pittsburgh is requesting comments on its proposed use of Community Development Block Grant Funds and on the City's past CDBG performance. A public hearing will be held at 9:00a.m. on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 200 Ross Street, 1st Floor Conference Room, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Please note that he building is handicapped accessible through the rear entrance. Comments may also be sent to:

Michael Petrucci

Assistant Director for Community Development
Department of City Planning
200 Ross Street, 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

It is requested that comments be recevied no later than Monday, April 18, 2016


March 11, 2016

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FY 2016 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN FOR THE CDBG, HOME, ESG, AND HOPWA PROGRAMS

The notice is hereby given by the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA that it’s FY 2016 Consolidated Annual Action Plan has been prepared.  The City intends to submit its FY 2016 Consolidated Annual Action Plan in the amount of $12,753,055 for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds; $1,691,816 in HOME funds; $1,149,245 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds; and $735,136 in HOPWA funds.  The FY 2016 Consolidated Annual Action Plan will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on or before April 15, 2016. 

The City will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 on the FY 2016 Consolidated Annual Action Plan.  The purpose of the public hearing is to receive testimony or comments on the draft FY 2016 Consolidated Annual Action Plan document.  The meeting will take place at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 in the First Floor Conference Room, 200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.  The building is handicapped accessible through the rear.

In order to obtain the views of citizens, public agencies and other interested parties, the City of Pittsburgh will place its Consolidated Annual Action Plan for FY 2016 on display and online from March 11, 2016 through April 11, 2016, at the City of Pittsburgh’s website.  Copies of the plans may also be examined during normal hours of operation at the following locations:

Department of City Planning
200 Ross Street, Second Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Urban Redevelopment Authority
200 Ross Street, Tenth Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh
200 Ross Street, Ninth Floor
Pittsburgh, Pa 15219

The City of Pittsburgh’s proposed activities for funding under the FY 2016 Consolidated Annual Action Plan, are on display or maybe viewed on the City of Pittsburgh’s Budget website.  The entire FY 2016 Operating & Capital Budget for the City of Pittsburgh is also listed.

Information will be available for review for 30 days.  Written or verbal public comments on the FY 2016 Consolidated Annual Action Plan will be received until 4:00 P.M. on Monday, April 11, 2016 and should be directed to the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of City Planning, attention Michael Petrucci, Assistant Director for Community Development, 200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.  The phone number is 412-255-2211, fax number is 412-393-0151, and the TDD number is 412-255-2222.

The FY 2016 Consolidated Annual Action Plan was developed after conducting an initial public hearing and receiving both written and verbal comments, requests, and identified needs from the local community. If you are interested in attending the public hearing and need special accommodations to participate in the public hearing, and/or if you wish to present testimony or comment on the document, please contact Ms. Kelli Dixon at 412-255-2212, by Thursday, March 24, 2016.

If the City would undertake an activity that would result in the displacement of families or individuals, then the City would utilize its policy for minimizing such displacement. Furthermore, the City is responsible for replacing all low- and moderate-income housing units that may be demolished or converted as a result of CDBG Funds.

All interested persons, groups, and organizations are encouraged to attend this public hearing and will be given the opportunity to present oral or written testimony concerning the proposed plan and use of Federal funds under the FY 2016 Consolidated Annual Action Plan.

Written comments or oral comments may be addressed to Mr. Michael Petrucci, Assistant Director for Community Development, 200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.  The phone number is 412-255-2211, fax number is 412-393-0151, and the TDD number is 412-255-2222.

Michael Petrucci, Assistant Director for Community Development


March 11, 2016

2016 Draft Annual Action Plan

The City of Pittsburgh will be submitting its FY 2016 Draft Annual Action Plan in the amount of $12,753,055 for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds; $1,691,816 in HOME funds; $735,136 in Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) fudns and $1,149,245 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds.These amounts are preliminary and are subject to change based upon the approval of the HUD budget for FY 2016.

Please click on the following link for more details:


March 2, 2016

NOTICE - CITY OF PITTSBURGH

Notice is hereby given that the following amendments are being made to the 2009 through 2015 budgets of the City of Pittsburgh's Community Development Block Grant Program:

The City of Pittsburgh is requesting comments on its proposed use of Community Development Block Grant funds and on the City's past CDBG performance. A public hearing will be held at 9:00a.m. on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 200 Ross Street, 1st Floor Conference Room, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Please note that the building is handicapped accessible through the rear entrance. Comments may also be sent to:

Michael Petrucci

Assistant Director for Community Development
Department of City Planning
200 Ross Street, 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

It is requested that comments be received no later than Monday, April 11, 2016.

 

CDBG Program Information

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is an ongoing federal program which provides support to low and moderate income neighborhoods. Under this program, eligible community groups can receive grants for a wide range of projects which address housing, economic and human service needs of low and moderate income residents and neighborhoods.

To Automatically receive Community Development Division mailings, applications and notices, please following this link to provide your information:

For more information on available funds and eligibility requirements of the CDBG program, call 412-255-2211.

FY 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan & FY 2015 Annual Action Plan

The City of Pittsburgh has submitted its Five Year Consolidated Plan (CP) for the period of FY 2015 through FY 2019. The Consolidated Plan is a strategic plan to implement Federal programs for housing and community & economic development activities within the City of Pittsburgh. The Consolidated Plan is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership (HOME), and the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) programs.

This Consolidated Plan covers the period beginning April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2019. In addition, the City has prepared its FY 2015 Annual Action plan which documents the activities the City will fund for FY 2015. The final Five Year Consolidated Plan will be submitted to the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on April 13, 2015.

Please click on the following links for more details:

FY 2015-2019 Analysis of Impediments

The City of Pittsburgh has submitted its FY 2015-2019 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice in accordance with the Housing and Community Development Act of 1874, as amended, which state that each entitlement community must "affirmatively further fair housing."  In order to "Affirmatively further fair housing" each entitlement community must conduct a Fair Housing Analysis which identified any impediments to fair housing choice.

FY 2010-2014 Consolidated Plan & FY 2010-2014 Annual Action Plan

The City of Pittsburgh has prepared its Five Year Consolidated Plan (CP) for the period of FY 2010 through FY 2014. The Consolidated Plan is a strategic plan to implement Federal programs for housing, and community & economic development activities within the City of Pittsburgh. The Consolidated Plan is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership (HOME), and the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) programs. This Consolidated Plan covers the period beginning April 1, 2010 through March 31, 2014. In addition, the City has prepared its FY 2010 Annual Action plan which documents the activities the City will fund for FY 2010. The Five Year Consolidated Plan was submitted to the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on February 15, 2010.

Please click on the following links for more details:

Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) is submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on June 30th each year. The report describes in detail how all CDBG, HOME, ESG, and HOPWA funds were expended over the past fiscal year from April 1st to March 31st.

Please click on the following links for details:

Analysis of Impediments

The City of Pittsburgh prepared its Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice in accordance with the Housing and Community Development Act of 1874, as amended, which state that each entitlement community must "affirmatively further fair housing."  In order to "Affirmatively further fair housing" each entitlement community must conduct a Fair Housing Analysis which identified any impediments to fair housing choice.

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