Public Notice

This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on amendment #1 to the 2020 Annual Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days. Low- and moderate-income persons, racial and ethnic minorities, non-English speaking persons, and persons with disabilities are specifically encouraged to review and comment on the proposed amendment. The Action Plan is part of the City’s Consolidated Plan. It identifies specific activities to be undertaken with the use of federal funding from both the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) program. Anyone wishing to comment on the proposed amendment should do so in writing and send the same to the Housing Division, P.O. Box 7402, Sioux Falls, SD 57117-7402. Written comments must include the name and address of the individual submitting the comment. The comment period ends at 5 p.m. on March 30, 2020.

Up to $350,000 of HOME funds will be provided to Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership (ICAP) for a housing development near East Sixth St. and North Bahnson Ave. in eastern Sioux Falls. Forty six housing units will be constructed. Completed housing units will be made available for lease by households with incomes at or below 50 percent AMI. The total estimated project cost is $7,924,365.

South Eastern Development Foundation’s Sneve Development. An additional $200,000 of CDBG funds will be provided to the housing development near East 13th St. and South Sneve Ave. in eastern Sioux Falls. At least 20 new housing units will be developed. At least 51 percent of the completed housing units will be made available for purchase by households with incomes at or below 80 percent of the area median income (AMI). The total estimated project cost is $5,283,000.

Single-Family Housing Rehabilitation Loan program. $262,000 of additional CDBG funds will be provided. Funds are provided to low-income owner-occupants to maintain their homes in a decent, safe, and sanitary condition. The maximum household income is 80 percent AMI. The maximum funding available per project is $24,999. The revised 2020 program budget is $1,106,812. Funds would be provided to an eligible homeowner as a no-interest deferred payment loan.

Neighborhood Revitalization. An additional $73,415 of HOME funds will be provided to this activity. The revised 2020 program budget is $1,222,182. Properties are acquired for development of affordable housing. Each project could encompass acquisition, demolition, and reconstruction; acquisition and rehabilitation; or new construction. Each new or rehabilitated unit is made available for sale or lease to a household whose income is no greater than 80 percent AMI.

Funding for the new or increased allocations listed above is obtained from completed or canceled prior year programs and activities that did not utilize their entire budgets, and 2019 CDBG and HOME program income in excess of the budgeted amount anticipated.

Persons wishing additional information on the above projects or activities may contact the Housing Division office by calling 367-8180 or TTY at 367-7039 for communication assistance.

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