On Monday, February 24th, from 6:00 P. M.. until 8:00 P. M. the Community Development Department and the Department of Human Service Programs will hold a public hearing in preparation for its FY2015 One-Year Action Plan for housing and community development activities. This requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) combines the funding applications for the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), the HOME Program and the Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG).
The purpose of the hearing is to solicit public comments on overall housing and community development needs as they relate to low and moderate-income Cambridge residents. The FY2015 One-Year Action Plan (covering July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015) will enumerate resources, opportunities and community development needs as they relate to the Goals established by Cambridge’s City Council and the City’s current Five-Year Consolidated Plan for FY2011 to FY2015. A DRAFT version of the Plan will be available for review on March 10. Comments on the DRAFT version of the Plan will be received until Friday, April 11. All interested parties including residents and service providers are encouraged to attend.
The Public Hearing will be held in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, Cambridge, MA. The hearing site is handicap accessible, translation services and any accommodations pursuant to Section 504 will be available upon request. For more information, please contact Robert Keller at 617-349-4602.