HOME Investment Partnership Program
Barnstable County HOME Program Provides Short-Term Emergency Rental Assistance
The Barnstable County HOME Consortium is providing up to $100,000 in HOME funds for the payment of rental arrearages to qualifying Barnstable County Residents who have suffered a loss of income due to the COVID-19 Pandemic to stabilize their housing. This program along with several other rental assistance programs is being administered by Housing Assistance Corporation of Cape Cod (HAC). For more information on available rental assistance, please visit HAC’s Workforce Housing Relief Fund and Homeless Prevention website or contact HAC directly at (508) 771-5400 or email: email@example.com
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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The 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.
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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