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Notice of Public Hearing; Draft Action Plan Available

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
DHCD will hold a public hearing on the Draft FY 2012 Annual Action Plan on Tuesday, April 26

(Washington, DC) The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announces a Public Hearing on the “Draft Fiscal Year 2012 Consolidated Annual Action Plan for the District of Columbia” (“the Plan”).  The hearing will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at DHCD, located at 1800 Martin Luther King Jr., Ave, SE, Washington, DC, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Housing Resource Center Conference Room. The purpose of the hearing is to provide the public with an opportunity to express its views on the Plan and budgets to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the following federal entitlement programs:   

  • Community Development Block Grant Program
  • HOME Investment Partnerships Program
  • Emergency Shelter Grant Program
  • Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Program (HOPWA)

The draft document can be downloaded below and will be available for review on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at DHCD (3rd Floor), all public library branches, ANC offices, and the following organizations:


 Community Based Organizations
Housing Counseling Services, Inc.
2410 17th Street, NW
Suite 100
(202) 667-7006
Lydia’s House
3939 South Capitol St., SW
(202) 373-1050
Central American Resources Center
1460 Columbia Road, NW
(202) 328-9799
University Legal Services
220 I Street, NE
Suite 130
(202) 547-4747
University Legal Services
3220 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE Suite 4
(202) 645-7175
Latino Economic Dev. Corp        
2316 18th Street, NW
(202) 588-5102

If you would like to testify, you are encouraged to register in advance either by e-mail at [email protected] or by calling Pamela Hillsman Johnson at 202.442.7251.  Please provide your name, address, telephone number, and organizational affiliation, if any. 

Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) relay service is available by calling (800) 201-7165.  A sign language interpreter will be provided upon request by calling (202) 442-7251 five days prior to the hearing date.

Residents who require language interpretation should specify which language (Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese-Mandarin/Cantonese, Amharic, or French). Interpretation services will be provided to pre-registered persons only. Deadline for requesting services of an interpreter is five days prior to the hearing date.  Bilingual staff will provide services on an availability basis to walk-ins without registration.

Written statements may be submitted for the record at the hearing, or until close of business, Friday, April 29, 2011.  Mail written statements to: Robert L. Trent, Interim Director, DHCD, 1800 Martin Luther King Jr., Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20020.

Draft FY 2012 Annual Action Plan