Proposed Action Plan for CDBG and HOME Funds

March 21, 2013 Asheville , City - County Gov. 1114 Views

city_of_ashevilleCity of Asheville-  The City of Asheville has prepared a draft of the Housing and Community Development Annual Action Plan for 2013-2014for public comment:

The Annual Action Plan for 2013-14 sets out how the City of Asheville and the Asheville Regional Housing Consortium propose to use an estimated $2,450,349 in federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME funds in the year beginning July 1, 2013.  CDBG and HOME funding recommendations are estimates, to be finalized upon passage of the 2013 federal budget.

The draft plan will be posted on the internet at www.ashevillenc.gov and is also available at the Planning Dept., 5th floor of City Hall; 828-259-5721.  Written comments sent to: Jeff Staudinger, Community Development Division, City of Asheville, P.O. Box 7148, Asheville, NC 28802 (jstaudinger@ashevillenc.gov), to arrive by April 22, 2013.

A public hearing on the Plan will be held at the City Council meeting starting at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Asheville City Hall.  Citizens are encouraged to offer comments.

 

SUMMARY OF ANNUAL ACTION PLAN FOR 2013-2014

CDBG PROGRAM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Projected Revenue:

Estimated 2013-14 Program Income

$83,500

Funds available for reallocation

$147,113

New CDBG Entitlement Grant (estimate)

$825,773

Total CDBG Funds Available:

$1,056,386

 

Proposed Use of Funds:

Mountain Housing Opportunities- Emergency Home   Repair

          74,340

Mountain Housing Opportunities- Tier II Home   Repair

          70,000

Mountain Housing Opportunities- Down Payment   Assistance

          30,000

Mountain Housing Opportunities- Housing Services

        110,000

Green Opportunities- Weatherization Assistance   Training

          45,000

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity- Home Repair

          25,000

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity– Housing   Services

55,000

Homeward Bound- Supportive Housing Services

          85,000

Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry-   Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing

          18,800

Eblen Charities- Tenant Based Rental Assistance

          35,000

Mountain BizWorks- Business Development/Training   and Coaching

          60,000

Green Opportunities- GO Training Team

          80,000

City of Asheville- Spray Ground at Dr. Wesley   Grant Sr. Southside Center

35,000

On Track- Financial Counseling / Free Tax   Preparation

          10,000

Homeward Bound- AHOPE Homeless Programs

          50,000

Pisgah Legal Services- Homelessness Prevention   project

          40,000

Helpmate- Crisis Stabilization

          10,000

Asheville Buncombe Community Relations   Council-  Fair Housing

          20,000

Partners Unlimited- Academic Enhancement

            6,391

Community Development Administration

        181,855

Contingency

          15,000

Total recommended CDBG Funding

           $1,056,386

 

HOME PROGRAM

Projected Revenue:

Estimated Program Income 2013-2014

                24,284

Funds Available for Reallocation

521,403

HOME Allocation 2013-2014 (Estimated)

             848,276

Total HOME Funds Available

         $1,393,963

 

Proposed Use of Funds:

Homeward Bound–Tenant Based Rental Assistance   Asheville

            50,000

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity – Johnston   Blvd. Dev.

200,000

Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry–   Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Asheville

20,000

Homeward Bound– Homeless Prevention and Rapid   Re-housing Buncombe

75,000

Mountain Housing Opportunities- Downpayment   assistance

82,000

Eblen Charities– Tenant Based Rental Assistance   Buncombe

55,496

Henderson County Habitat for Humanity- Dodd   Meadows Dev.

130,508

Homeward Bound- Hendersonville Rapid Re-housing

25,000

Community Housing Coalition of Madison– Rural   Rehab

25,000

Mountain Housing Opportunities– Mars Hill Commons   Family Rental development

232,250

Mountain Housing Opportunities– The Villas at   Fallen Spruce Elder Housing Development

265,317

Housing Assistance Corporation– Hillcrest   Development

100,000

City of Asheville Program Administration

87,256

City of Asheville Project Delivery

26,136

CHDO Operating Expenses

20,000

Total Recommended HOME Funding

         $1,393,962

 

 

 

 

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