Federal Plans and Public Notices

HUD Entitlement Grant Funds

Develop Louisville is charged with compliance and monitoring of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) entitlement grant funds, including the development of the five-year Consolidated Plan, annual Action Plan, Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) and many other regulatory plans pertaining to grant funding for Metro Louisville programs and external agencies.

Questions concerning these compliance plans can be directed to Michelle Rodgers. She can be reached at (502) 574-4608 or via email.

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NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS
Western Middle School Platform & Garden 

2201 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40212

 

REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS

On or about January 4, 2023, the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government will submit a request to HUD for the release of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) funds under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-383, as amended; 42 U.S.C.-530.1 et seq. to undertake a project known as the Western Middle School Platform and Garden located at 2201 W Main Street. Louisville Metro Office of Housing and Community Development, in coordination with JCPS, has developed plan for a new outdoor performance, classroom, and garden space to be located on the backside of Western Middle School, abutting its existing asphalt parking lot. The project includes a concrete platform/stage, concrete handicapped ramp and walk, 7 tree plantings, installation of stone or pre-cast concrete benches, installation of 4 light poles with electric, and raised planters. The estimated total Funding is $150,000 with $150,000 used in HUD funding.

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

The Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (PL-91-190) is not required. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government located at 444 S. 5th St., Louisville, KY 40203  and is available electronically online at the following website: https://louisvilleky.gov/public-notices

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Any individual, group, or agency interested may submit comments on the ERR by email for consideration by the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government to  Marilyn Harris, Director of Housing& Community Development at [email protected] or in writing at the address listed above.  Such comments should be received at the Office of Housing on or before January 3, 2023.  All such comments received will be considered prior to authorizing submission of a request for a release of fund. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.

ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION

The Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government certifies to HUD that the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government and Marilyn Harris, in her official capacity as certifying officer consent to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to environmental reviews, decision making, and action; and that these responsibilities have been satisfied.  HUD’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and related laws and authorities and allows the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government to use federal funds and implement the Program.

OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS

HUD / Kentucky will accept objections to its release of fund and the Louisville Metro Government certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the Marilyn Harris; (b) the RE has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by HUD/ Kentucky; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to HUD/ Kentucky administration office at 601 W Broadway Louisville, KY 40203.  Potential objectors should contact HUD/Kentucky to verify the actual last day of the objection period.


 

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS
Wayside Shelter Renovation

 

On or about December 28, 2023, the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government will submit a request to HUD for the release of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) funds under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-383, as amended; 42 U.S.C.-530.1 et seq. The purpose of this investment is to ensure that Wayside Shelter located at 432 Jefferson St Louisville, KY can complete needed updates to it s facility. Planned updated included:  Completion of the renovation of the east wing, first floor, to be a women's shelter. add showers and restrooms, HVAC, some new interior walls, furnishings, and finishes.  Exterior updates including new windows for the building and replacement of the existing doors on the Jefferson Street side of the building; the addition of restrooms to the west end of the building to serve the shelter area in this wing of the building upgrading the sleeping rooms on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors of the building with mostly cosmetic improvements:  such as painting, new flooring and updating the bathroom fixtures. MEP improvements as needed and elevator upgrades.  The estimated cost of this project is $7,000,000, with HUD CDBG funding of $3,000,000.

The activities proposed are categorically excluded under HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58 from National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government located at 444 S 5th Street Louisville, KY 40203  and is available electronically online at the following website: https://louisvilleky.gov/public-notices

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government to Marilyn Harris, Director of Housing and Community Development at [email protected] or in writing at the address listed above. All comments received by December 27, 2023 will be considered by the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.

ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION

The Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government certifies to HUD that Laura Grabowski in her capacity as Director of Housing and Community Development consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. HUD’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government to use Program funds in the project.

OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS

HUD/Kentucky will accept objections to its release of fund and Louisville / Jefferson County Metro Government certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the name of RE; (b) the RE has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by HUD / Kentucky; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to HUD/Kentucky administration office at 601 W Broadway Louisville, KY 40202. Potential objectors should contact HUD/Kentucky to verify the actual last day of the objection period.


Current Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan

The Consolidated Plan is Louisville Metro’s five-year strategic plan for the use of HUD entitlement funds (HOME, CDBG, ESG, and HOPWA).  Additionally, Louisville Metro prepares an annual Action Plan, which outlines specific projects Metro plans to undertake during the year and includes a detailed budget.

Consolidated Plan  (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2025)

Program Year 2023 Action Plan (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024) 

 

Annual Performance Report (CAPER) 

The Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) details Louisville Metro Government's use of HUD entitlement funds (CDBG, HOME, HOPWA, and ESG) during the fiscal year.

Program Year 2022 CAPER (July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023

HOME-ARP Allocation Plan

Louisville Metro Government received approximately $11.4 million dollars of HOME funds through the American Rescue Plan. On October 6, 2022, LMG submitted its HOME-ARP Allocation Plan to the Department of Housing and Urban Development detailing proposed use of these funds. This plan proposes that the majority of these funds ($10.6 million) will be directed to affordable rental housing, specifically permanent supportive housing. The remaining funds will be reserved for administrative costs.

Read the HOME-ARP Allocation Plan

 

CARES Act – COVID 19 Relief Projects

Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government made a total of three (3) substantial amendments to the 2019 Annual Action Plan. These amendments define new projects to be undertaken with additional federal entitlement funds received through the Coronavirus Aid, Relied and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). These projects are specifically intended to prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus pandemic, and incorporate CDBG-CV, ESG-CV, and HOPWA-CV funding.

Summary of the three amendments

 

To read the full text of each of the three amendments, see below.

Round One: May 2020 CARES Act Amendment

The first round of CARES Act funding included CDBG-CV, ESG-CV and HOPWA-CV, and was announced by HUD on April 2, 2020. The public hearing for these funds was held virtually on May 4, 2020 to gather public comment, and the amendment was submitted May 21, 2020.

First Amendment - Final

 

Round Two: October 2020 CARES Act Amendment

The second round of CARES Act funding included additional ESG-CV and was announced by HUD on June 9, 2020. The public hearing for these funds was held virtually on September 3, 2020, and the amendment for these funds was submitted October 6, 2020.

Second Amendment - Final

 

Round Three: December 2020 CARES Act Amendment

The third and final round of CARES Act funding included additional CDBG-CV and was announced by HUD on September 11, 2020. The public hearing for these funds was held virtually on October 1, 2020, and the amendment for these funds was submitted December 21, 2020.

Third Amendment - Final

 

Compliance Plans

Title VI Compliance Policy

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice - 2020

Citizen Participation Plan

Section 3 Plan

Richmont Terrace Revitalization Plan

 

 Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area (NRSA) Plans

Louisville Metro utilizes Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Areas to carry out concentrated redevelopment efforts in specific neighborhoods. Three neighborhoods are designated as NRSAs.

Portland NRSA Plan (active July 1, 2011 – June 30, 2017)

Shawnee NRSA Plan (active September 25, 2013 – June 30, 2018)

Russell NRSA Plan (active July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2021) 

 

Previous Program Year Plans and Reports

July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023: Action Plan // CAPER 

July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022: Action Plan // CAPER   

July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021: Action Plan // CAPER

July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2025: Consolidated Plan 

July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020: Action Plan (Amended) // CAPER

July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019: Action Plan // CAPER

July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018: Action Plan // CAPER

July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017: Action Plan // CAPER

July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016: Action Plan (amended) // CAPER

July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2020: Consolidated Plan

July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015: Action Plan // CAPER

July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014: Action Plan (amended) // CAPER

July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013: Action Plan (amended) // CAPER

July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012: Action Plan (amended) // CAPER

July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011: Action Plan (amended) // CAPER

July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2014: Consolidated Plan (amended)

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