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Public Hearings for the Draft Program Year 2018 Action Plan
The DRAFT Program Year 2018 Action Plan outlines annual goals, expected outcomes, and proposed expenditures related to Metro’s use of US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) entitlement funds, including Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), for Program Year 2018 (July 1, 2018- June 30, 2019). The purpose of HUD entitlement funds is to provide decent, affordable housing, ensure suitable living environments, and expand economic opportunity. The DRAFT Program Year 2018 Action Plan was subject to a 30-day public comment period from April 11, 2018 to May 11, 2018. Develop Louisville’s responses to public comments received will be included in the Final Program Year 2018 Action Plan that will be submitted to HUD.
Develop Louisville, a department of Louisville Metro Government, has held two public hearings on the DRAFT Program Year 2018 Action Plan. The second Public Hearing was held at the Louisville Urban League at 6 p.m. on April 17, 2018. The purpose of this hearing was to review the proposed allocations of HUD Entitlement Grant Funds next fiscal year (July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019) as proposed in the DRAFT Program Year 2018 Action Plan. Click here to see a PDF of the PowerPoint Presentation made by OHCD Director Gabe Fritz at the hearing. A video of the second Public Hearing for the DRAFT Program Year 2018 Action Plan.
The first public hearing was held on March 1, 2018 at 6 p.m. at Baxter Community Center. The focus of the hearing was the use of HUD Entitlement Grant Funds for the next fiscal year (July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019) and the process by which Metro will create the Action Plan for those funds. A video of the meeting can be found below.
Current Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan
The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation (CAPER) was accepted by HUD on November 8, 2017. A detailed response was provided to HUD on December 7, 2017 to provide additional information and clarity requested in the CAPER approval letter. Questions concerning the CAPER can be directed to Melinda L. Breslin at 502-574-8298 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Program Year 2017 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) detailing Louisville Metro Government's use of HUD entitlement funds (CDBG, HOME, HOPWA, and ESG) during the period from July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018. During the public comment period, the Draft Program Year 2017 CAPER is available for review online on Louisville Metro Government's Webpage and at all branches of Louisville Free Public Library, at all Neighborhood Place sites, at the Edison Center (701 W. Ormsby Ave.) and at the OHCD office at the Metro Development Center (444 S. 5th St., 5th Floor).
Public comment will be accepted from September 14 through September 28, 2018. Submit comment via email to Shelby.Miles@louisvilleky.gov or via US Mail to: Shelby Miles, Grants Contract Coordinator, Office of Housing and Community Development, 444 S. 5th Street, 5th Floor, Louisville, KY 40202.
To view the Draft Program Year 2017 CAPER, please click here.