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PUBLIC COMMENT NOTICE: BREVARD COUNTY HOME CONSORTIUM FY 2017-2018 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

NOTICE TO CITIZENS: Brevard County is the recipient of federal grant funds through programs administered by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These federal grants include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the HOME Investments Partnership (HOME) Program. Brevard County receives and extends HOME funds through the Brevard County HOME Consortium (Consortium). The Consortium is comprised of the County and the cities of Titusville, Cocoa, Melbourne and Palm Bay; the County is the lead agency. These programs are designed to assist the County’s low and moderate-income residents.

2017-2018 - ANNUAL ACTION PLAN (Plan): Based on the information and analysis presented in the 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan, and meetings held at different stages of the process, the County annually develops a one year Action Plan. The Plan sets priorities and allocates the County’s FY 2017-2018 CDBG funds and the Consortium’s FY 2017-2018 HOME funds for activities designed primarily to assist the low and moderate income residents. Each of the Consortium members receives CDBG funds directly from HUD and is individually responsible for developing their own CDBG Plan. The following are the proposed allocations and funding recommendations for the use of County CDBG and HOME funds for FY 2017-2018.

CDBG PROGRAM (Brevard County): total estimated allocation is $1,237,685. 

HOME PROGRAM: The Consortium's FY 2017-2018 total estimated allocation is $911,425. The allocation breakdown is as follows: Brevard County $424,268.21; Titusville $94,949.55; Cocoa $56,655.59; Melbourne $158,128.81; Palm Bay $177,422.84.

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: There will be a 15 day public comment period from July 17, 2017 to August 1, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. regarding the Plan and proposed use of funds.

FINAL Public Hearing on the FY 2017-2018 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN August 8, 2017 @5:00PM

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PUBLIC HEARING  NOTICE - BREVARD COUNTY HOME CONSORTIUM

Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP  PROGRAM (HOME)

 

First Public Hearing on the FY 2017 - 2018 Annual Action Plan on

 

July 11, 2017  5:00 PM

2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Government Center, Viera

 1st Floor - Building C

CDBG and HOME First Public Hearing

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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE - BREVARD COUNTY HOME CONSORTIUM

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM (CDBG)

and HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM (HOME)

Public Meetings and Hearings on the FY 2017 - 2018 Annual Action Plan are scheduled for:

 February 16, 2017 at 4:00 PM

2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Government Center, Viera

2nd Floor – Building C, Space Coast Room

Affordable Housing Council Meeting

February 21, 2017 at 6:30 PM

2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Government Center, Viera

 2nd Floor - Building C, Space Coast Room

CDBG Advisory Board Meeting

     The purpose of the Public Meetings are to:

  • Conduct a review of the Brevard County HOME Consortium’s 2015 - 2016 HOME and CDBG Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) which identifies accomplishments over a one year period,
  • Review proposed funding priorities for Fiscal Year 2017 - 2018, and
  • Obtain citizen input on the strategies, priorities and proposed funding priorities.


Public hearings on the proposed Action Plan are scheduled to be held on July 11, 17 and August 8, 2017 during the Board of County Commissioners meetings in the Commission Chambers, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way; Building C, Viera, Florida 32940.

Annually an Action Plan is developed to utilize funds received from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to fund local CDBG and HOME programs and projects based on the current Consolidated Plan’s established needs and priorities. Information obtained will be used by the CDBG Advisory Board and Affordable Housing Council to develop funding recommendations which will go to the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners, before being submitted to HUD.

The CDBG Program’s primary objective is the development of viable communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities, principally for persons of low and moderate income. Anticipated funding in the amount of $1,185,000 for FY 2017 – 2018 is based on the previous fiscal year’s allocation.

HOME Program funds are received by Brevard County on behalf of the Brevard County HOME Consortium, consisting of Brevard County and the cities of Titusville, Cocoa, Melbourne and Palm Bay.  The anticipated breakdown of HOME funds for FY 2017-2018, based on the previous fiscal year’s allocation, is as follows: Brevard County $394,150, Titusville $89,580; Cocoa $71,664; Melbourne $152,285; and Palm Bay $188,117.These funds may be used for acquisition, construction and rehabilitation of housing, purchase assistance, or direct assistance to renters.

Agencies, groups and individuals are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings and share their ideas and comments with county staff, advisory councils and the general public. 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26 of the Florida Statutes, persons needing special accommodations or an interpreter to participate in the proceedings should notify Brian Breslin in the Housing and Human Services Department no later than 48 hours prior to the meeting at (321) 633-2076.

HUD1

BREVARD COUNTY HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

 Brevard County HOME Consortium

1.Brevard HOME Consortium Consolidated Plan 2016-2021
2.Substantial Amendment: (2011-2016 Consolidated Plan and 2015-2016 Annual Action Plan)
Substantial Amendment

3.Citizen Participation Plan 9.2016
4.CAPER 2015-2016 Final
5.Draft Annual Plan


 

SHIP(State Housing Initiatives Partnership) Reports and Plans


 

BREVARD COUNTY
SHIP LOCAL HOUSING ASSISTANCE PLAN 2015-2018

Brevard County LHAP 15-18


 
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SHIP Annual Report - 2009-2010 3.71 MB09 Feb, 2017
SHIP Annual Report - 2010-2011 1.51 MB09 Feb, 2017
SHIP Annual Report - 2011-2012 1.38 MB09 Feb, 2017
SHIP AR 2008-2009 8.64 MB09 Feb, 2017
SHIP AR 2009-2010 3.59 MB09 Feb, 2017
SHIP AR 2010-2011 1.52 MB09 Feb, 2017
SHIP AR 2011-2012 1.26 MB09 Feb, 2017


 

Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) Reports and Plans

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NSP1 2011 October 1 - December 31 76.21 KB09 Feb, 2017
NSP3 Draft Revised Action Plan 1.92 MB09 Feb, 2017

Housing & Human Services Department

Viera Government Center
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
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Viera, FL 32940

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