Public Notice

This notice provides the public the opportunity to examine and comment on the proposed 2019 Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days. The Action Plan lists the proposed activities identified to receive funding from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) program in 2019. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requires the jurisdiction to have an action plan before applications can be submitted for future program funding.

The plan will identify the sources and uses of funds from the CDBG program and the HOME program. The City estimates that in 2019 it will receive approximately $973,000 of CDBG funds and $506,000 of HOME funds from HUD. The City also expects to receive approximately $660,015 from CDBG program income and $186,545 from HOME program income. These funds will be used to address the needs of the low-income members of our community.

The above grant amounts are estimates. Any increase or decrease in federal grant award relative to the City’s estimate of the 2019 grant award will be applied to the Single-Family Housing Rehabilitation Loan program (CDBG), the Neighborhood Revitalization program (HOME), and administration allowed for both CDBG and HOME.

The City anticipates that these projects will not cause displacement of existing households.

Low- and moderate-income persons, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of limited English proficiency, persons with disabilities, and female-headed households are especially encouraged to review and comment on the Action Plan.

The plan is available for review at the following locations: the City’s Affordable Housing division, 224 W. Ninth St.; Downtown Library, 200 N. Dakota Ave.; Caille Branch Library, 4100 S. Carnegie Cir.; Oak View Branch Library, 3700 E. 3rd St.; Prairie West Branch Library, 7630 W. 26th St.; and Ronning Branch Library, 3100 E. 49th St. The plan is also available online at www.siouxfalls.org/community-development/affordable-housing.

The 30-day comment period will end November 13, 2018. Anyone wishing additional information on the plan and proposed activities may contact Affordable Housing at 224 W. Ninth St., or call 367-8180 (voice) or 367-7039 (TTY for hearing impaired). Persons wishing to comment on the proposed plan should do so in writing to Affordable Housing, P.O. Box 7402, Sioux Falls, SD 57117-7402. Written comments must include the name and address of the person submitting the comment.

Affordable Housing staff will hold a public hearing at the Downtown Library, 200 N. Dakota Ave., on October 24, 2018, at 4 p.m. to receive and discuss written comments. Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request. Interpretive services for persons with hearing impairments or persons of limited English proficiency will be provided upon request. The facility is accessible for persons with mobility disabilities. Please call 367-8180 (voice) or 367-7039 (TTY for hearing impaired) at least 48 hours in advance if interpretive services or special accommodations are necessary.

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