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April 14, 2024

Public Notice: 2023 Community Development Block Grant Program Annual Action Plan Available for Review

April 20, 2023

The City of Ashland anticipates an allocation of $179,575 in Community Development Block Grant funds for Program Year 2023 (July 1, 2023-June 30, 2024) by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The City of Ashland Housing and Human Services Advisory Committee held a public hearing on March 23, 2023, to review the grant requests. At that meeting the Housing and Human Services Advisory Committee made a recommendation to the City Council for consideration. The Council made final award selections at a public hearing held on April 18, 2023. The City Council has awarded a total of $168,171 in grant funds in the 2023 grant year to three projects: $141,235 to Options for Helping Residents of Ashland (OHRA) to assist in the development of a commercial kitchen to serve the emergency shelter, $11,936 to OHRA to provide navigation services that serve homeless and at-risk populations, and $15,000 to Maslow Project for outreach and case management for homeless youth enrolled in the Ashland School District The public is encouraged to submit comments regarding these proposed projects.
This document, the CDBG Action Plan for Program Year 2023, describes the project(s) that the City will undertake and the manner in which the project(s) are consistent with the priorities of the Five-Year Consolidated Plan. The plan shall be available for review on April 21st on the City’s website at www.ashland.or.us/2023CDBGActionplan or in hard copy by request.
Public Comment on the 2023 CDBG Action Plan can be submitted any time prior to May 22, 2023, or be presented to the Ashland Housing and Human Services Advisory Committee at a public hearing on the plan on April 27th at 4:00 pm.
To submit electronic comments via email contact: reidl@ashland.or.us

Questions or comments? Contact Linda Reid at 552.2043 or reidl@ashland.or.us

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