NOTICE OF DISPLAY OF PLANS AND PUBLIC HEARING
The City of Pittsburgh, PA has prepared a Five Year Consolidated Plan for FY 2020-2024, an Annual Action Plan for FY 2020, and an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. The City intends to submit its FY 2020 Annual Action Plan in the amount of $14,239,211 for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds; $2,320,553 in HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) funds; $1,216,133 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds; and $1,140,292 in HOPWA funds.
The Consolidated Plan is a planning document required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Consolidated Plan requirements are designed to help states and local jurisdictions assess their affordable housing and community development needs and market conditions, and to make data-driven, place-based investment decisions. The consolidated planning process serves as the framework for a community-wide dialogue to identify housing and community development priorities and priorities for utilizing HUD funding. The City receives CDBG and HOME funding according to a federal formula annually due to its size, demographics and housing characteristics.
The attached documents will be available for review for a period of 30 days beginning on Friday, May 22, 2020. Written or verbal public comments on these plans will be received until 4:00 P.M. on Monday, June 22, 2020 and should be directed to the City of Pittsburgh’s Office of Management and Budget, attention Mr. Whitney Finnstrom, Senior Manager, Community Development Division, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The FY 2020 Annual Action Plan will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on or before June 30, 2020.
In addition, a virtual public hearing will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 to provide an opportunity for comment on the draft FY 2020-2024 Five Year Consolidated Plan, FY 2020 Annual Action Plan, and Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. The public hearing virtual location will be posted soon.
All interested persons, groups, and organizations are encouraged to participate in this virtual public hearing and will be given the opportunity to present oral testimony concerning the proposed plans and use of Federal funds under the FY 2020-2024 Five Year Consolidated Plan, FY 2020 Annual Action Plan, and Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice.