Public Notice for HOME-ARP Allocation Plan

ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING
HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM – AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN (HOME-ARP) ALLOCATION PLAN

ERIE COUNTY/TOWN OF HAMBURG
NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

The Erie County/Town of Hamburg Allocation Plan for the HOME - American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) will be available for public review and comment from June 20 through July 6th, 2022 at the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning, Erie County Office Building, 95 Franklin Street, Buffalo, New York, 14202.

The County of Erie was awarded $3,442,399 in HOME-ARP funds in a one-time allocation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to primarily benefit the thirty-seven (37) communities within the Erie County/Town of Hamburg HOME Consortium.

The Allocation Plan is required by HUD for the County to receive federal HOME-ARP grant funds. The HOME-ARP Allocation Plan is a strategic plan detailing the allocation of funding to assist individuals or households who are experiencing homelessness, at risk of homelessness, and other vulnerable populations, by providing affordable housing, rental assistance, supportive services, and/or non-congregate shelter, to reduce homelessness and increase housing stability. The Allocation Plan defines the use of federal HOME-ARP grant funds to address these needs.

A call-in public hearing on the HOME-ARP Allocation Plan will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. The call-in number is 858-2468- Meeting Number 6409 Attendee Access Code 3690. The draft HOME-ARP Allocation Plan can be viewed on the Erie County web site at www.erie.gov

Written comments on the report should be received by the Department by 4:00 p.m. July 6, 2022. Comments should be submitted to the attention of Erie County Senior Housing Specialist, Andrew Dearing, Erie County Department of Environment & Planning, Room 1063, 95 Franklin Street, Buffalo, New York 14202 (716) 858-6927 or andrew.dearing@erie.gov

Non-English-speaking persons, persons with Limited English Proficiency, or persons needing reasonable accommodation should contact Mariely Ortiz at (716) 858-1916 or mariely.ortiz@erie.gov for further assistance or to access documents in another language.

Para asistencia en Español, puede contactar a Mariely Ortiz (716) 858-1916 o mariely.ortiz@erie.gov

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