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7/31/2020

FY 2019 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT (CAPER)

Notice is hereby given that the City of Pittsburgh intends to submit the FY 2019 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on or before August 21, 2020.

In accordance with Title I of the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended, the City of Pittsburgh has prepared its Fiscal Year 2019 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), 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 2019 (April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020).

Copies of the FY 2019 CAPER for the City of Pittsburgh are available for public inspection at the City of Pittsburgh website at https://pittsburghpa.gov/omb/community-development-documents, beginning Friday, July 31, 2020 through Friday, August 14, 2020.

All interested persons are encouraged to review the FY 2019 CAPER. Written comments should be addressed to the City of Pittsburgh’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Community Development Division, attention Mr. Whitney Finnstrom, Senior Manager, Community Development Division, 200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Oral comments may also be made by contacting Mr. Finnstrom at (412) 255-2211, his fax number is (412) 393-0151, his email is community.development@pittsburghpa.gov, and the TDD number is (412) 255-2222. Note that due to COVID-19 the best method of contact is via email. Written comments on the CAPER will be considered up to and including August 14, 2020.

Mr. Whitney Finnstrom, Senior Manager

Community Development Division, OMB

5/22/2020

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 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 community.devevelopment@pittsburghpa.gov. 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.