HOME Investment Partnership Program
Notice of Amendment to Barnstable County HOME Consortium Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan
The Barnstable County HOME Consortium (BCHC) is intending to amend the Barnstable County HOME Consortium Five-Year Consolidated Plan for Program Years 2020-2024 and Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2020. The purpose of these amendments is to redistribute HOME Program prior year funding resources and Program Year 2020 anticipated funding resources as allowed by and pursuant to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Memorandum on ‘Availability of Waivers and Suspensions of the HOME Program Requirements in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic’ date April 10, 2020. Pursuant the Barnstable County HOME Consortium Citizen Participation Plan and amendment thereto; and in compliance with the HUD, the Barnstable County HOME Consortium will accept comments for a period of not less than five days from the date of this notice.
Please submit written comments to Barnstable County Department of Human Services, HOME Program, P.O. Box 427, Barnstable, MA 02630 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling Renie Hamman, Program Manager at (508) 375-6622.
Comments will be accepted through May 27, 2020 and any comments received will be considered and included in the submission to HUD.
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.
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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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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