Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Public Comment Period for Housing and Planning Department Performance Report

City of Austin Housing and Planning Department: Notice of 15-Day Public Comment Period

The City of Austin Housing & Planning (HPD) Department announces a 15-day public comment period to receive public comments on its Draft FY 2021-22 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). HPD receives the following grant entitlement funds annually from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for affordable housing, community development, economic development and public services: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA).

Participating cities are required to develop a CAPER annually. The CAPER assesses the city’s progress and the effectiveness of its performance related to its federally funded activities during FY 2021-22, and the achievement of its overall strategies, objectives, and priorities outlined in the FY 2019-24 Consolidated Plan. The Draft FY 2021-22 CAPER will be available for review during the public comment period. The city will submit this report to HUD prior to December 29, 2022.

Public Comment Period

The public is invited to review the Draft FY 2021-22 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) during the public comment period, December 13 through December 27, 2022. The document will be available on HPD’s web site and at the following community locations:

• Austin City Hall, 301 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701 (Central)

• Austin Central Public Library, 710 West Cesar Chavez Street (Central)

• Austin Resource Center for the Homeless, 500 East 7th Street (Central)

• St. John's Library Branch, 7500 Blessing Avenue (North East)

• Housing Authority of the City of Austin, 1124 S IH 35 (South)

Written Comments

Written comments may be submitted until 5 PM on December 27, 2022. Please include a name, address, and phone number.
Mail to: Housing & Planning Department Attn: FY 2021-22 CAPER P.O. Box 1088 Austin, Texas 78767
Email: HPD@austintexas.gov
For additional information, call the HPD Office at 512-974-3100 (voice)

The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. For assistance please call 512-974-3100; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711.

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