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File #: 19-1948    Name: FY2020 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development
Type: Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/3/2019 In control: City Council Public Hearing
On agenda: 4/13/2019 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing and Consideration of Draft City Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development.
Attachments: 1. 19-1948 Draft Citizen Summary
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: APRIL 3, 2019

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Public Hearing and Consideration of Draft City Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development.
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ISSUE: Introduction of the Draft City Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development and Request for Public Hearing.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council:

1. Receive the Draft FY 2020 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development, containing the City's draft application for FY 2020 funding for an estimated $941,853 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) monies and $536,873 in Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) monies; and

2. Docket the Draft FY 2020 Action Plan for Public Hearing and consideration on Saturday, April 13.

DISCUSSION: The City of Alexandria's Draft Consolidated 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 CDBG and HOME programs, submit an annual Action Plan to provide a concise summary of the actions, activities, and the specific federal and non-federal resources that will be used each year of its current five-year Consolidated Plan period, to address the priority needs and specific goals identified by the Consolidated Plan. A Draft Citizen Summary of the Action Plan is provided as an attachment.

The Draft Action Plan describes the City's specific objectives to be undertaken or accomplished during FY 2020 to address the overall needs for affordable housing, shelters and services for the homeless, housing for persons with special needs, and community and economic development. The draft plan is th...

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