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DRAFT 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.

Notice of Amendment to FY 2014 MTW ANNUAL PLAN

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City (“HABC”) is providing notice of an amendment to the FY 2014 Moving To Work (“MTW”) Annual Plan that was released for public comment on February 19, 2013 and submitted to HUD on April 15, 2013.

The proposed amendment, entitled “Long-Term Affordable Project-Based Voucher Program”, is 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 amendment) and at the following locations:

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

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

All HABC Public Housing Development Management Offices.

Please note that a public meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 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, government officials, and interested members of the public on HABC’s proposed amendment to the Annual Plan. HABC will also receive comments from the public on the proposed amendment until September 25, 2013.

The location for the public meeting is handicapped-accessible and American Sign Language interpreters will be present.

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.

FY 2014 Annual Plan -Draft

A draft of the Housing Authority of Baltimore City’s FY 2014 Annual Plan, is now available to the public for the 30-day notice and comment period, (February 21, 2013 through March 23, 2013). On March 25, 2013 a public meeting will be held in the auditorium at Pleasant View Gardens, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at 201 N. Aisquith Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202. The facility is handicap accessible and American Sign Language interpreters will be present.

The purpose of the meeting is to receive comments from the public on HABC’s proposed Annual Plan for fiscal year 2014. A copy of the Plan is available for review at HABC’s Main Office located at 417 E. Fayette Street, Suite 1301, Baltimore, MD 21202. Please call Ms. Joyce Stewart at 410-396-1810 to make arrangements to review the proposed plan.

FY 2013 Annual Plan

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City’s (HABC) FY 2013 Annual Plan can now be viewed by clicking the links below. The Plan was approved by the HABC Board of Commissioners on April 10, 2012; and approved by HUD on September 24, 2012. Questions regarding the FY 2013 Annual Plan should be directed to Ms. Joyce Stewart at 410-396-1810 or via email to joyce.stewart@habc.org.

FY 2011 Annual Report

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) FY 2011 Annual Report can now be viewed by clicking the link below. The Report was approved by the HABC Board of Commissioners on October 18, 2011; submitted to HUD on October 19, 2011 and approved by HUD on May 23, 2012. Questions regarding the FY 2011 Annual Report should be directed to Ms. Joyce Stewart at 410-396-1810 or via email at joyce.stewart@habc.org.

Baltimore City’s FY 2013 Draft Annual Plan

If you would like to review a copy of the Housing Authority of Baltimore City’s FY 2013 Draft Annual Plan, please click on the link below. The Plan was drafted in consultation with the residents, followed by a 30-day notice and comment period, which began February 24, 2011 and expired March 25, 2012. On March 26, 2012 a public meeting was held and after due consideration of all comments received, HABC made some revisions to the Plan (please see Appendix P). On April 10, 2012, the HABC Board of Commissioners approved the Plan including changes to the Housing Choice Voucher Administrative Plan (Appendix E), and changes to the Public Housing Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy, (Appendix G) for submission to HUD. On April 13, 2012, the Plan was submitted. To HUD. Implementation of the policies herein described are pending HUD approval.

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)