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Plans, Policies and Reports

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), requires jurisdictions receiving federal funds from Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships, and Federal Emergency Solutions Grant programs to develop and submit a Consolidated Plan.  The plan identifies the needs of lower-income persons in the locality and the actions to be taken to serve those needs. The 5-year plan identifies the needs of lower-income persons in the locality and the actions to be taken to serve those needs. Consolidated Plan funds are used for projects that improve the quality of living for lower-income residents.

For each five-year period, the Commission must submit an annual Action Plan outlining proposed projects, and a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) to report on how well Action Plan goals were met.

Guiding Documents

Consolidated Plan Timetable

As part of the Consolidated Plan, eligible housing and community development projects are solicited annually from participating cities, nonprofit organizations, and other public agencies.

The major steps in the funding cycle are as follows:

Time Action
October/November Commission solicits input from the community.  Board of Supervisors identifies needs and projects in unincorporated areas.  Proposals are solicited.
January
Deadline for project proposals.  Applications are reviewed and evaluated by staff. 
 February/MarchPublic hearings are held by the Community Development Committee, the Technical Advisory Committee, and the incorporated cities, to prioritize proposals and to provide Board of Supervisors with a recommended program. 
April Public Comment Period
May Board of Supervisors adopt projects to be funded during the next fiscal year.  Consolidated Plan and Funding Applications are sent to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for approval
July Fiscal Year Begins. Funding agreements are executed with grant recipients
SeptemberPrevious Fiscal Years' Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report submitted 

Housing Authority Administrative Plan

The purpose of the administrative plan is to establish policies for carrying out the programs in a manner consistent with HUD requirements and local goals contained in our agency's plan.

Housing Authority Admin Plan
Last updated July 2018