NOTICE OF VIRTUAL PUBLIC MEETING AND COMMENT PERIOD
The State of Connecticut Department of Housing
Draft Amendment to FY 19-20 Annual Action Plan
A 5 day public-examination and comment period will begin on Thursday, April 23, 2020 and end on April 29, 2020. The Department of Housing is seeking public comment and input on an Amendment to the 19-20 Annual Action Plan, specifically to address the receipt of funding to address needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic under the federal CARES Act. These funds currently include funding for Small Cities/Community Development Block Grant (SC/CDBG) program in the amount of $8,138,549, Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) in the amount of $8,159,579, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) in the amount of $38,662. These funds will be used to prevent, prepare and respond to the coronavirus, and will be administered in accordance with the respective programmatic requirements, including the need to meet a national objective, where applicable.
The Department of Housing will conduct a
VIRTUAL PUBLIC HEARING on April 28, 2020 beginning at 1:00 PM
and ending when all attendees have had an opportunity to comment. Please be aware that this virtual public hearing will be recorded, and posted on the Department’s website after its completion. If you or your organization is interested in participating in the VIRTUAL PUBLIC HEARING, please send an e-mail to
“Virtual Public Hearing – Amendment to FY 19-20 Annual Action Plan”
in the “Subject” line. An E-mail links will be sent to all registered participants using the Microsoft TEAMS application.
DOH will also accept electronic comment on the administration of these programs through April 29, 2020 at
. All comments received will be summarized with responses in the final version of the Amendment.
For copies of the Draft Amendment to FY 19-20 Annual Action Plan and related documents, please refer to the Department of Housing’s website,
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