Report Documents City’s Progress and Effectiveness in Implementing HUD Grant Funding
The City of Austin Neighborhood Housing and Community Development (NHCD) Department announces a 15-day public comment period to receive public comments on its Draft FY 2017-18 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). NHCD receives the following grant entitlement funds annually from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for affordable housing, community development, economic development and public services: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA).
Cities are required to develop a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). The CAPER assesses the city’s progress and the effectiveness of its performance during FY 2017-18, in the achievement of its overall strategies, objectives, and priorities outlined in the FY 2014-19 Consolidated Plan. The Draft FY 2017-18 CAPER will be available for review during the public comment period. The city will submit this report to HUD prior to December 29, 2018.
Public Comment Period
The public is invited to review the Draft FY 2017-18 CAPER during the public comment period, November 21 through December 7, 2018. The document will be available on NHCD’s website www.austintexas.gov/caper and at the following community locations:
Austin Central Public Library, 710 W. Cesar Chavez Street (Central)
Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH), 500 East 7th Street (Central)
East Austin Neighborhood Center, 211 Comal Street (East)
Neighborhood Housing and Community Development, 1000 East 11th Street, Suite 200 (East)
Rosewood-Zaragosa Neighborhood Center, 2800 Webberville Road (East)
St. John's Neighborhood Center, 7500 Blessing Avenue (Northeast)
AIDS Services of Austin, 7215 Cameron Road (North)
Housing Authority of the City of Austin, 1124 S IH 35 (South)
South Austin Neighborhood Center, 2508 Durwood Street (South)
Pleasant Hill Library Branch, 211 East William Cannon Drive (South)
Written comments may be submitted until 5 pm on December 7, 2018. Please include a name, address, and phone number.
Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Office
Attn: FY 2017-18 CAPER
P.O. Box 1088
Austin, Texas 78767
For additional information, call the NHCD Office at 512-974-3100 (voice).
Communications and Public Information Office
301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701