NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
DRAFT 2021-2025 CONSOLIDATED PLAN
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG)
Oakland County Home Consortium Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) Grant
DRAFT 2021 ACTION PLAN FOR CDBG, ESG and HOME
This notice invites public comment on the Oakland County Five Year (2021-2025) Consolidated Plan and first year Action Plan (2021) for the use of federal housing and community development funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD grants include CDBG and ESG allocated to Oakland County serving as the Urban County on behalf of 53 partner communities and HOME funds allocated to the Oakland County HOME Consortium on behalf of 57 partner communities.
Urban County partners include Oakland County as lead agency and the cities of Auburn Hills, Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Clarkston, Clawson, Farmington, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Keego Harbor, Lathrup Village, Madison Heights, Northville, Novi, Oak Park, Orchard Lake Village, Pleasant Ridge, Pontiac, Rochester, Rochester Hills, South Lyon, Sylvan Lake, Troy, Walled Lake, Wixom; townships of Addison, Bloomfield, Brandon, Commerce, Groveland, Highland, Holly, Independence, Lyon, Milford, Oakland, Orion, Oxford, Rose, Royal Oak, Springfield, West Bloomfield, White Lake; and villages of Beverly Hills, Franklin, Holly, Lake Orion, Leonard, Milford, Ortonville, Oxford and Wolverine Lake. The Oakland County HOME Consortium members include the Urban County and its partners along with Farmington Hills, Pontiac, Royal Oak, Southfield and Waterford Township.
CBDG, HOME and ESG grants support a variety of programs to assist low-income persons. The Consolidated Plan is a 5-year comprehensive planning document that identifies overall housing and community development needs. It also outlines a strategy that establishes priorities for meeting those needs, identifies resources anticipated to be available, reports on the local housing market, population profile and other information to assist in making informed decisions.
The Consolidated Plan includes the first year (2021) Action Plan. The Action Plan discusses how the County and its partners will implement the Consolidated Plan during the first year and includes a list of programs and projects to be funded with CDBG, HOME and ESG resources.
The revised DRAFT Consolidated Plan and DRAFT Action Plan will be available for a 10-day public review and comment period from Tuesday, June 1, 2021 through and including Friday, June 11, 2021 at:
Public comments may be submitted in writing via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
Oakland County Neighborhood & Housing Development, 250 Elizabeth Lake Rd #1900 Pontiac, MI 48341-0414. Paper copies are also available at the same address.
A virtual public hearing is scheduled on Friday June 11, 2021 at 10am to also receive public comments. The hearing can be accessed by dialing (301) 715-8592 or using the following link: https://zoom.us/j/91620578991?pwd=RVcrVTRPdHZaRThVY3ZUdGJHQW9wUT09
Both the call and the web may require passcode: 487770.
DAVID COULTER OAKLAND COUNTY EXECUTIVE
June 1, 2021
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