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File #: 22-189    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Public Hearing
File created: 2/18/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/16/2022 Final action:
Title: Virginia Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Attachments: 1. Att.A - CDBG application, 2. Att.B - Resolution
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AGENDA DATE: 3/16/2022

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Virginia Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
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SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Public hearing for proposed submission of CDBG application for Village 2 - Southwood Redevelopment Project.

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Walker, Kamptner, Baumgartner, Dimock, Pethia

PRESENTER (S): Stacy Pethia

LEGAL REVIEW: Yes

REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND: The Virginia Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a federally-funded grant program administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). Since 1982, the DHCD has provided funding to eligible units of local government (in non-entitlement communities only) for projects that address critical community needs, including housing, infrastructure, and economic development. Albemarle County has received numerous grants in previous years to support housing and community improvement initiatives. The CDBG application process requires that two local public hearings be conducted. The first public hearing was held on March 2, 2022, at which time information was provided on eligible activities that may be funded by a CDBG grant, the amount of funding estimated to be available, past activities undertaken with CDBG funds, and the process for applying for funding. The purpose of this public hearing is to provide information on the proposed project application and to accept public comment on the application.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Quality Government Operations - Ensure County government's capacity to provide high quality service that achieves community priorities.

DISCUSSION: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville (Habitat) is requesting the County submit a CDBG application for Village 2 of the Southwood Redevelopment Project. In 2021, the County received a CDBG award for Village 1 of the Southwood project in the amount of $1,000,000 to support the construction of five single-family attached ...

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