Public Notices, Federal Plans, and Project Compliance
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 issues 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.
Draft Release of 2022 Annual Action Plan for HUD Entitlement Funding
TO: All Interested Agencies, Groups and Individuals
DATE: June 7, 2022
RE: Draft 2022 Annual Action Plan for HUD Entitlement Funds
This is a Draft of Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government’s 2022 Annual Action Plan. The Annual Action Plan outlines annual goals, expected outcomes, and proposed expenditures related to Metro’s use of these federal entitlement funds for the 2022 Program Year. These U.S. 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). The purpose of these HUD entitlement funds is to provide decent, affordable housing, ensure suitable living environments, and expand economic opportunity.
To view the proposed DRAFT, CLICK HERE .
There will be a 30-day public comment period beginning June 7 and ending July 6. Comments may be submitted via US mail or e-mail to:
ATTN: Gwendolyn Martin
444 South 5th Street, Fifth Floor
Louisville, KY 40202
In addition, two public meetings will be held to discuss the Draft and receive citizen comments. These meetings will be held in person and will also be available via streaming on Webex and Develop Louisville’s Facebook page.
Tuesday, June 21, at 6 p.m.
Crescent Hill Public Library
2762 Frankfort Ave.
Wednesday, June 22, at 2 p.m.
Metro Development Center
444 S. 5th St. – 1st Floor Conference Room
For further information, please contact Gwendolyn Martin using the information provided above.
NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS
Louisville Metro Housing Authority
3600,3602,3618, and 3620 Manslick Road, Louisville, KY
June 8, 2022
Laura Grabowski Director of Housing and Community Development
Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government Develop Louisville
444 S 5th Street, Suite 500
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 574-7308 TTY / Voice 711
On or about June 16, 2022 the Louisville Metro Housing Authority will submit a request to HUD for the disposition under Section 18 Disposition 24 CFR 970.17(B). The purpose of the project is for the disposition of four multi family home located at 3600,3602,3618, and 3620 Manslick Rd, in Louisville Kentucky. The future use of the property following sale is unknown. The total cost of the project is estimated at $0 utilizing $0 in Section 18 funds.
The activities proposed are categorically excluded under HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part
58 from National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements. An Environmental Review Record (ERR) that documents the environmental determinations for this project is on file at Office of Housing and Community Development, Develop Louisville, 444 S 5th Street, Suite 500, Louisville, KY 40202 and may be examined or copied weekdays 9 A.M. to 4 P.M. Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, Metro will make the ERR available to the public for review either electronically or by US mail and requests for copies of the ERR may be submitted via email to Laura Grabowski, Director of Housing and Community Development at [email protected] or in writing at the address listed above.
Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government to Laura Grabowski, Director of Housing and Community Development at [email protected] or in writing at the address listed above. All comments received by June 15, 2022 will be considered by the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.
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 will accept objections to its release of funds and the 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 Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government; (b) the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government 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; 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 the HUD Louisville Office of Public Housing and emailed to [email protected]. Potential objectors should contact HUD to verify the actual last day of the objection period.>Laura Grabowski, Director of Housing and Community Development Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government
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 2021 Action Plan (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022)
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 2020 CAPER (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)
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.
To read a summary of all three amendments, CLICK HERE.
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.
To read the final version of this first Amendment, including details of all projects, CLICK HERE.
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.
To read the final version of this second Amendment, including details of all projects, CLICK HERE.
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.
To read the final version of this third Amendment, including details of all projects, CLICK HERE.