Salt Lake City seeks public comment on proposed housing projects to be funded with federal dollars

The Salt Lake City Council will hear public comment about proposed projects and activities to be undertaken with 2018-19 federal funds under the following U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs. The public hearing will be held March 20 at 7 p.m. at the City Council Chambers, Room 315, Salt Lake City & County Building, 451 South State Street:

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

CDBG funds may be used for the development of viable urban communities by providing decent housing and suitable living environments for persons of low and moderate income.

  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)

ESG funds may be used to assist individuals and families regain housing stability after experiencing a housing or homelessness crisis.

  • HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME)

HOME funds may be used to create affordable housing opportunities for low and moderate-income households.

  • Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)

HOPWA funds may be used to provide housing assistance and related supportive services to persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families.

Prior to making funding decisions on the 2018-19 program year, the Salt Lake City Council will consider and review all comments received at the public hearing, as well as funding recommendations provided by Mayor Jackie Biskupski and citizen advisory boards. Information about funding recommendations can be found on Salt Lake City’s Housing & Neighborhood Development website at www.slcgov.com/HAND.

If you are unable to attend the hearing and want your voice to be heard, written comments may be submitted to Dillon.Hase@slcgov.com. Comments will also be accepted by the Salt Lake City Council office at 451 South State Street, Room 304, PO Box 145476, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111. Comments can also be sent to council.comments@slcgov.com or by calling 801-535-7654. Comments must be submitted by March 27, 2017.

Salt Lake City Corporation is committed to ensuring accessibility to all members of the public. ADA accommodations can be requested by contacting Moana Uluave-Hafoka at Moana.UH@slcgov.com or 801-535-7697. Please provide 48 hours advanced notice. ADA accommodations can include alternate formats, interpreters and other auxiliary aids.