HOME Investment Partnership Program

Notice of Public Meeting, Document Availability and Comment Period

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The Barnstable County HOME Program has completed its Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Program Year 2020 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021).  The HOME Consortium was awarded $462,132 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to carry out the goals and objectives set forth in the HOME Program’s 2020 – 2024 Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan.  The CAPER is a year-end report that outlines the accomplishments and challenges of the Barnstable County HOME Program.  The Barnstable County HOME staff will conduct a virtual public meeting on the draft 2020 CAPER on:  September 14, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.

JOIN PUBLIC MEETING  or attend by phone by dialing: 1-781-469-0191 and entering Conference ID code: 559 458 782#

The purpose of this meeting is to obtain comments and views from citizens, public agencies, community organizations, and interested parties on the draft 2020 CAPER.

Click to View: Draft 2020 CAPER or a copy may be requested by contacting Renie Hamman at 508-375-6622 / homeprogram@barnstablecounty.org.  Comments on the Draft 2020 CAPER will be accepted through September 27, 2021 and will be summarized in the final CAPER submitted to HUD.


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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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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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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HOME Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2021

HOME Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2020

HOME Consolidated Plan for Program Years 2020 to 2024

HOME Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Program Year 2019

HOME Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2019

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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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