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
Innovation Room 
3195 Main Street
Barnstable, MA 02630

Thursday, October 3, 2019 | 6:00 p.m.
Falmouth Public Library
Bay Room  
300 Main Street
Falmouth, MA 02540


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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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Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet: HOME Investment Partnership Program, June 2017

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home-funded-developments-per-town-mapThe 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.

HOME Advisory Council Member List March 2019

HOME Council Member Duties 2019

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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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Barnstable County HOME Consortium Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2019
HOME Final Consolidated Plan 2015-2019 
HOME Sites Per Town (January 2016)

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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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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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