HOME Investment Partnership Program

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Barnstable County HOME Consortium  

Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2021  

Document Availability and Comment Period

The Barnstable County HOME Consortium has prepared its Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2021 (PY21).  This plan outlines funding priorities and serves as the strategic and planning documents for Barnstable County’s HOME Program which is funded by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The HUD allocation for PY21 is $429,869.  The PY21 Annual Action Plan is now available for Public Comment:  Annual Action Plan.  Comments will be accepted through May 11, 2021 and will be summarized and included in the final Plan submitted to HUD.  Submit comments to homeprogram@barnstablecounty.org or written comments may be mailed to the Barnstable County Human Services Department, Attn:  Home Program, P.O. Box 427, Barnstable, MA 02630.


Mission | Fact Sheet | Membership | Governance | Meetings & Minutes | Plans | Publications and Data | Contact | News

Mission

The HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) is a federally funded formula grant program provided to state and local governments designed exclusively for the creation and preservation of affordable housing for low-income households. The Barnstable County HOME Program in partnership with other state and local funding sources, provides grant funds for the development and preservation of affordable rental housing throughout Barnstable County.

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Fact Sheet

Check back soon for an updated Fact Sheet.

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Membership

home-funded-developments-per-town-mapThe Barnstable County HOME Consortium [BCHC] is comprised of  the 15 communities on Cape Cod, Massachusetts: Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Falmouth, Harwich, Mashpee, Orleans, Provincetown, Sandwich, Truro, Wellfleet, and Yarmouth.  The BCHC was formed to be a Participating Jurisdiction to receive and disburse federal HOME funds. In 2015, Barnstable County designated the Department of Human Services to act as the program’s lead agent, responsible to HUD for all administrative functions related to the operation of the BCHC.

As established by County ordinance in 1992, the HOME Consortium Advisory Council consists of seventeen members: one representative from each town and two at-large members.

 

HOME Council Member Duties 2021

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Governance

The Barnstable County Home Consortium Advisory Council was established in 1992 in Ordinance 92-3 to advise and make recommendations to the Barnstable County Commissioners regarding the administration and funding of activities to be undertaken by the BCHC. HOME 1992 County Ordinance Advisory Council.

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Meetings & Minutes

Calendar-Icon Calendar

Visit the Department of Human Services’ Calendar for HOME meetings, public hearings, and their related documents or access below:

 

For agendas or meeting minutes from previous years, email humanservices@barnstablecounty.org.

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Plans

Barnstable County HOME Consortium Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2019
HOME Final Consolidated Plan 2015-2019 

Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)

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Publications and Data

Barnstable County Department of Human Services provides critical documents, resources, and related links relating to substance use. For a repository of synthesized local data in original in-house publications and reports, visit the HOME Publications and Data web page.

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Contact

For more information on the HOME Investment Partnership Program, call Renie Hamman, Program Manager at the Department of Human Services at 508-375-6622 or email renie.hamman@barnstablecounty.org.

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