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Under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended and the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, the City of Lorain, Ohio is required to prepare a plan that describes how the City will allocate Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) funds to meet the needs of low and moderate income persons in the City of Lorain.
To that end an Action Plan is completed annually to describe the activities that will be undertaken to address the needs identified in the Five-Year Consolidated Plan. It also serves as an application for CDBG and HOME funds. This Action Plan describes the activities that will take place during 2018-2019 Program Year.
Notice of Plan Availability
The City of Lorain has prepared its 2018-2019 Annual Action Plan. The plan will be made available to the public on July 2, 2018. This notice is being published to make citizens aware of the HUD issued waiver of the regulatory 30-day citizen participation public comment period for states and local jurisdictions, in favor of a minimum 15-calendar day comment period commencing on July 2, 2017 and will conclude on July 16, 2017. During this period copies of the Plan may be reviewed at the following locations:
Inquiries and comments concerning the Consolidated Plan and Action Plan can be conveyed by contacting the City staff at:
Lorain Consolidated Plan Comments
Department of Building, Housing, and Planning
200 West Erie Avenue, 5th Floor
Lorain, OH 44052
Telephone: (440) 204-2020
Fax: (440) 204-2080
Notice of Public Hearing
There will be a public hearing and adoption of the 2015-2019 Five-Year Consolidated Plan and 2018-2019 Annual Action Plan with the City of Lorain City Council, including the proposed use of funds on:
Monday, July 2, 2018, 5:00pm
Lorain City Hall Building
Police Conference Room
200 West Erie Avenue
Note: The City Council Meeting will be at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers
The City will provide technical assistance to citizens and group representative of persons that request such assistance. In addition, the City will make adequate provisions to assist non-English speaking residents in interpreting program details and provisions on a case-by-case basis, as well as provide auxiliary aides and services for individuals with disabilities. For requests for special accommodations please email or call Kellie Glenn, Director of Building, Housing, and Planning, email@example.com or 440-204-2087. Requests for special accommodations must be made with reasonable advance notice.
Summary of Plan
The Action Plan includes an estimate of available resources from private and public sources to address identified needs, a description of the priorities and specific objectives to be addressed in this program year, a summary of the eligible programs or project that the City of Lorain will undertake to address the needs, and a description of geographic areas of the City in which assistance will be directed. Resources available for the 2018 Program Year are detailed below:
Public Fac. Improvement (Broadway Streetscape)
Published: June 18, 2018