The Consolidated Plan provides specific housing and community development actions over the next five years. The City of Norfolk anticipates receiving $3,885,982 in federal funds under the CDBG program; $916,076 in federal funds under the HOME program; and $348,293 in federal funds under the ESG program in FY 2017 (PY 2016). These programs will begin on or about July 1, 2016.
The Five-Year Consolidated Plan, Strategic Plan, and FY 2017 Annual Action Plan are available for public review and 30-day comment period beginning Tuesday, April 19, 2016 through Thursday, May 19, 2016. Comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., May 19, 2016.
Comments received during the 30-day comment period will be taken into consideration by the Department of Neighborhood Development before forwarding a recommendation to the City of Norfolk’s City Council. A summary of, and response, to any comments received will be included in the FINAL Five-Year Consolidated Plan, Strategic Plan and the FY 2017 Annual Action Plan.
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The City of Norfolk encourages citizens to comment on the draft plan. In addition to the draft copy being available online, copies of the plan are available at each Norfolk Public Branch Library. The locations are provided here: http://www.norfolkpubliclibrary.org/about-npl/hours-locations.
Citizens may also arrange to view a copy of the draft plan in the Department of Neighborhood Development located at 401 Monticello Avenue, 1st floor, Norfolk, Virginia 23510 by calling 757-664-4080 or by visiting the office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
The HUD Entitlement unit administers four federal entitlement community grant programs provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development including: