HOME Investment Partnership Program
Barnstable County HOME Consortium Regional Public Hearings for Five-Year Consolidated Plan (Program Year 2020 – 2024)
In accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that provides funding to the Barnstable County HOME Consortium, the purpose of these regional public hearings is to obtain the comments and views of residents, public agencies, community organizations, and other interested parties on Barnstable County’s housing needs, impediments to fair housing, and the scope of HOME program activities to assist the Consortium in preparation of its five-year Consolidated Plan for Program Years 2020-2024.
The Consortium will conduct three regional public hearings:
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | 6:00 p.m.
Eastham Public Library
George S. Turner Meeting Room
190 Samoset Road
Eastham, MA 02642
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | 6:00 p.m.
Barnstable County Complex
3195 Main Street
Barnstable, MA 02630
Thursday, October 3, 2019 | 6:00 p.m.
Falmouth Public Library
300 Main Street
Falmouth, MA 02540
The HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) is a Federal block grant to state and local governments designed exclusively to create affordable housing for low-income households. HOME funds a wide range of activities including building, buying, and/or rehabilitating affordable housing for rent or homeownership or providing direct rental assistance to low-income people.
The Barnstable County HOME Consortium [BCHC] is comprised of 15 communities on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The 15 communities are 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 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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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