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NOTICE OF AMENDMENT TO FY 2015 MTW ANNUAL PLAN

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City (“HABC”) is providing notice of amendments to its FY 2015 Moving To Work (“MTW”) Annual Plan that was previously released for public comment on February 28, 2014 and submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) on April 15, 2014.

The proposed amendments to the FY 2015 MTW Annual Plan are the following:

• Changes in the flat rent requirements pursuant to Sections 210 and 243 of Title II of P.L. 113-76, the Consolidated Appropriates Act of 2014 and PIH Notice 2014-12;

• Notice of the prepayment in the amount $19,340,000 on part of the 2003 Capital Fund Financing Program Loan made to HABC by the Community Development Administration (“CDA”) of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development pursuant to the proceeds of Series 2003 Bonds issued by CDA; and

• Notice that HABC will participate with certain other housing authorities in the CDA refinancing of the loans made from the proceeds of the Series 2003 Bonds; and

• Exercise authorization under the MTW Agreement to allow project based voucher assistance for units in high rise elevator projects occupied by families with children.

• The sale of 611 N. Castle Street, a public housing scattered sites property to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for fair market value.

The amendments are available for review and inspection by the public at HABC’s Central Office located at 417 E. Fayette Street, Suite 1317, Baltimore, MD 21202. Please call Ms. Joyce Stewart at 410-396-1810 to make arrangements to review the proposed amendments. Copies of the proposed amendments are also available for review on the HABC website at www.baltimorehousing.org and at the following locations:

• HABC Rental & Assisted Housing Office
1225 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21223

• The Enoch Pratt Free Public Library
The Maryland Room, Main Branch
400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

• The Management Offices at all HABC Public Housing Developments.

A public meeting will be held Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Auditorium at Pleasant View Gardens, 201 N. Aisquith Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. The purpose of the meeting is to receive comments from HABC residents, community leaders, and interested members of the public on HABC’s proposed amendments to the FY 2015 MTW Annual Plan. HABC will also accept comments from the public on the proposed amendments until July 1, 2014. The location for the public meeting is handicapped-accessible and an American Sign Language interpreter will be present.

AMENDMENT TO BALTIMORE CITY'S ANNUAL ACTION PLANS

In accordance with Federal regulations governing the consolidated planning process, Baltimore City's Department of Housing & Community Development has released an amendment to the FFY 2013/CFY 2014, through the FFY 2002/CFY 2003 and FFY 2000/CFY 2001, FFY 1998/CFY 1999, FFY 1997/CFY 1998 and FFY 1996/CFY 1997 Annual Action Plans

ANNUAL ACTION PLAN FFY 2014/CFY 2015

The Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Board of Estimates Room, City Hall, 100 N. Holliday Street. The purpose of this hearing is to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the draft Annual Action Plan (AAP) for City fiscal year (CFY) 2015. The draft Plan serves as the application for funding received through four federal formula grant programs – Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Housing Opportunities for Person With AIDS (HOPWA). Activities contained in the draft Summary of Activities are in support of the strategies outlined in the City’s five-year Consolidated Plan of July 2010. The draft application specifies the activities on which federal resources will be spent during the program year beginning July 1, 2014.

Baltimore City’s (HABC) FY 2014 Amended Annual Plan

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City’s (HABC) FY 2014 Amended Annual Plan can now be viewed by clicking the links below. The Plan was approved by the HABC Board of Commissioners on April 9, 2013; and approved by HUD on September 19 2013. However, HABC amended the FY 2014 Annual Plan which was subsequently approved by the HABC Board of Commissioners on October 1, 2013, and submitted to HUD on October 18, 2013. HUD approved the final and amended plan (a copy of which is accessible by clicking on the link below) on December 18, 2013. Questions regarding the FY 2014 Annual Plan should be directed to Ms. Joyce Stewart at 410-396-1810 or via email to joyce.stewart@habc.org.

Draft CAPER Covering CFY 2013

The City of Baltimore has released a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the federally funded Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs. The draft CAPER covers City Fiscal Year 2013 activities – July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013. The report identifies financial resources received through the ESG, HOPWA, HOME and CDBG programs; describes activities funded through these programs and their relationship to community development objectives; and assesses the City’s success in meeting goals contained in its current five-year Consolidated Plan. Following the public comment period the CAPER will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on or about October 1, 2013.

Questions and comments concerning the draft CAPER should be directed to Steve Janes at 410-396-4051 or by e-mail at steve.janes@baltimorecity.gov.

Written comments on the draft CAPER will be accepted until 4:30 in the afternoon of September 30, 2013. A summary of comments received and responses to comments will be submitted to HUD as part of the final document.

Final Annual Action Plan FFY 2013/CFY 2014

The Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2013/City Fiscal Year (CFY) 2014 Annual Action Plan marks the fourth year of the current five-year Consolidated Plan period and identifies the activities to be undertaken during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013.

Draft Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

Notice is hereby given that on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 a draft Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI), which includes a plan of action for addressing those impediments, will be available for review. The AI, which was funded by Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Harford and Howard Counties, includes a Regional Section, as well as a Local Section for each of the jurisdictions listed above. Baltimore City’s Local AI is available here for download . The Regional AI is available here for download. Copies of all Local AIs and the Regional AI will also be made available at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Maryland Room, Baltimore, MD 21201.

The public will have an opportunity to submit written comments until close of business on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. Written comments should be submitted via e-mail to AIComments@habc.org or via regular mail to Baltimore Housing, 417 E. Fayette Street, Suite 1316, Baltimore, MD 21202 Attn: Amy Wilkinson.

A Public Hearing to afford the public an opportunity to comment on the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 6:30 p.m., in the Board of Estimates Room (215), City Hall, 100 N. Holliday Street. For more information, or to request disability related accommodations to participate in the meeting or receive a copy of the report, please contact Sharon Grzanka at 410-638-3373 Voice/TTY at least seven business days before the event.

Baltimore City Consolidated Plan July 2010 to June 2015

CITY OF BALTIMORE NOTICE OF RELEASE OF FIVE YEAR CONSOLIDATED PLAN (2010-2015) AND ONE YEAR ANNUAL ACTION PLAN (2010-2011)