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File #: 14-2537    Name:
Type: Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/10/2014 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 4/8/2014 Final action:
Title: Consideration of the Draft Fiscal Year 2015 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development.
Attachments: 1. 14-2537_Attachment 1-Draft FY 2015 Action Plan Citizen Summary.pdf, 2. 14-2537_Attachment 2 - Tables B and C (CDBG and HOME).pdf
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: APRIL 2, 2014

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: RASHAD M. YOUNG, CITY MANAGER/s/

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Consideration of the Draft Fiscal Year 2015 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development.
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ISSUE: Receipt by Council and Consideration of the City's Draft FY 2015 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development.

RECOMMENDATION: That the City Council:

1. Set for public hearing on April 12 the Draft FY 2015 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development, which includes the City's application for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2014 funding of $722,919 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) monies and $388,225 in Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) monies;

2. Docket the Draft FY 2015 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development for final Council approval on May 13, 2014;

3. Authorize the City Manager to make adjustments as needed to the FY 2015 Action Plan and grant application based on the approved FY 2015 Budget after it is adopted by City Council and any changes in grant figures received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and

4. Authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

DISCUSSION: The City's Draft FY 2015 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development has been prepared in accordance with regulations set forth by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These regulations require that participants in certain HUD programs, including but not limited to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) programs, develop and submit a one-year update to their Five-Year Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development. The City's current Consolidated Plan, which defines the City's strategy for addressing housing and community developme...

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