CITY OF BROCKTON
FISCAL YEAR 2018 ANNUAL PLAN
FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) AND
HOME INVESTMENT AND PARTNTERSHIPS PROGRAMS (HOME)
The Office of The Brockton Redevelopment Authority and the Brockton Housing Authority, acting through the Chief Executive Officer of the City of Brockton, Mayor Bill Carpenter, will hold a public hearing to review proposed usages of available FY2018 Community Development Block Grant Funds (CDBG) and FY2018 Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME). The CDBG and HOME fiscal year begins on July 1, 2018 and expires June 30, 2019.
During the upcoming 2017 plan year the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds will be expended for the following types of activities: Public Safety, Social Services, Economic Development, Public Facilities and Public infrastructure, Elimination of Architectural Barriers, Demolition of condemned property, Homeowner Rehabilitation Program, Homebuyer Program and HOME Housing production.
The City expects that in excess of 70% of the CDBG Funds and 100% of the HOME funds will be expended on activities that benefit primarily low and moderate income people.
The purpose of the hearing is to obtain the views of interested citizens, organizations and other parties as to the City’s housing and community development needs as well as to respond to questions regarding CDBG and HOME funds in the City’s FY2017 Annual Action Plan.
Persons with speech, hearing or sight disabilities and persons requiring translation services will be accommodated to the greatest extent possible provided a request for such assistance is made at a reasonable time prior to the hearing to the Brockton Redevelopment Authority, 50 School Street, Brockton, MA 02301 or by telephone at 508-586-3887.
The Public Hearing will be held as follows:
DATE: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
PLACE: Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street (Downstairs Conference Room), Brockton, MA, 02301