Federal Fair Housing Act Notice
Fair Housing Survey
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Notice of Public Hearing & Public Comment Period
for Community Development Block Grant Funding
On Thursday, April 12, 2012 the City of Missouri City will released a draft of its PY 2012 Annual Action Plan for the HUD Community Development Block Grant Program. Residents will have 30 days to review and submit comments before the Annual Action Plan is sent to HUD for approval.
In addition, the City will hold a public hearing to explain the Community Development Block Grant Program and give all Missouri City residents an opportunity to voice opinions on the
City’s Annual Action Plan
. The Action Plan outlines how we plan to spend our PY 2012 funds. We would like to hear your comments on the Action Plan and the CDBG program. All attendees are invited to speak on the subject of CDBG at the public hearing on:
Monday, May 7, 2012 7:00 PM
City Council Chambers 1522
Texas Parkway Missouri City, Texas
Residents may also send comments on or before May 12, 2012 to the City of Missouri City’s Planning Department at 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City, TX 77489 (Attention: Nancy Desobry). Residents may fax their comments to the City at (281) 208-5551
CDBG Program Background The national objective of the CDBG program is to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities principally for low and moderate-income persons. At least 71% of CDBG funds must be used for activities that benefit low and moderate-income persons. CDBG goals include:
Improving the urban environment in low and moderate income areas;
Eliminating blighting influences and the deterioration of property, neighborhoods and public facilities in low and moderate-income areas; and
Ensuring decent, safe, sanitary housing for low and moderate-income residents.
Eligible activities include but are not limited to: public facility construction and improvements; handicapped accessibility; operational funding for non-profit agencies servicing primarily low income persons; rehabilitation of owner-occupied housing; housing development assistance, enforcement of City codes; clearance and demolition; infrastructure improvements; business development and job creation activities.
Fair Housing Issues The Public Hearing will also be a forum to discuss fair housing and related issues. Residents with suggestions and/or concerns will be provided opportunity to voice those issues during the Fair Housing portion of the public hearing.
In compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, this facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking spaces are available. Requests for special accommodations or interpretive services must be made at least 48 hours prior to this meeting. Please contact the Planning Department at 281-403-8541 or by FAX 281-208-5551.
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1522 Texas Pkwy • Missouri City, TX 77489
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