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File #: 23-328    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agreement/Contracts Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 6/23/2023 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/2/2023 Final action:
Title: Albemarle County Housing Assistance Program Loan Interest Forgiveness Request
Attachments: 1. Att.A - Memorandum of Agreement, 2. Att.B - Deed of Trust, 3. Att.C - Promissory Note, 4. Att.D - ACHAP Guidelines, 5. Att.E - Loan balance payoff statement, 6. Att.F - 2019 Approval of loan interest forgiveness
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AGENDA DATE: 8/2/2023

Albemarle County Housing Assistance Program Loan Interest Forgiveness Request

SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: To request Board approval to forgive the interest accumulated on an ACHAP down payment assistance loan.

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Dimock, Rosenberg, Curfman, Pethia

PRESENTER (S): Stacy Pethia, Assistant Director of Housing


REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND: Since 2005, the Albemarle County Housing Assistance Program (ACHAP) has and continues to provide down payment assistance and closing cost assistance to low- and moderate-income households to assist with the purchase of a home in the County. The assistance is provided at a 6% simple interest rate, deferred payment loans of up to $19,100, with the balance of the loans due at the time a home is sold or when an ACHAP loan recipient refinances their mortgage. The program was funded through allocations of Board-approved appropriations of county revenue to the ACAHP fund, with the final appropriation of program funds in Fiscal Year 2010 (FY 10). As loans are repaid, the funds are used to replenish the ACHAP fund, which currently has a balance of approximately $900,000. The ACHAP is administered by the Piedmont Housing Alliance (Attachment A).

STRATEGIC PLAN: Quality of Life: Encourage a vibrant community with economic and recreational opportunities that serve all community members.

DISCUSSION: Staff has received a request to waive the interest due on an ACHAP loan. In January 2010, Piedmont Housing Alliance (PHA) awarded Ms. D. Hackley an ACHAP loan in the amount of $13,645 to assist with the purchase of a townhome located on Parcel ID 061B0-01-0C-00400 (see Attachment B - Deed of Trust and Attachment C - Promissory Note). In April 2019, Ms. Hackley passed away and her home transferred ownership to the family estate currently being managed by Ms. Hackley's mother. Ms. Hackley's mother, t...

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