Public Hearing Federal Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Annual Action Plan Governor Nathan Deal Prepared By: Georgia Department of Community Affairs Gretchen Corbin, Commissioner Objective Consolidated/Annual Action Plan Overview eCon Planning Suite: Consolidated Plan & IDIS Grant Programs Overview HOME Investment Partnership Program Community Development Block Grant Emergency Solutions Grants Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS CAPER Accomplishments Federal Fiscal Year 2014 Needs and Priorities Consolidated Plan 1. Describes the jurisdiction’s 3 or 5 year community development priorities and multiyear goals 2. Needs assessment and market analysis and economic market conditions and available resources Purpose • Help states and local jurisdictions assess their affordable housing and community development needs and market conditions to make investment decisions •Serves as the framework for community-wide dialogue to identify housing and community development priorities Annual Action Plan 1. Consolidated Plan is carried out through the Annual Action Plan 2. Summary of the actions, activities, and specific federal and non-federal resources each year 3. Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluations Report (CAPER) – report on the prior year accomplishments eCon Planning Suite In May 2012, HUD grantees started submitting their Consolidated Plan using the template in IDIS Online and CPD Maps Facilitates the planning process Online data mapping tool for place-based planning Publicly available, community stakeholders access to the same data http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/comm_planning/a bout/conplan/cp_idis Citizen Participation Plan •Encourages citizens to review proposed activities and program performance •Local meetings •Review proposed activities and program performance •Provide timely written answers •Identify how the needs of non-English speaking residents can reasonably participate GRANT PROGRAMS OVERVIEW Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement program allocates annual grants to larger cities and urban counties to develop viable communities: 1. Provide decent housing 2. Suitable living environment 3. Opportunities to economic development Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) State Administered CDBG (aka Small Cities) Award grants to smaller local government to carry out community development activities based on the funding priorities and criteria for selecting projects CDBG is one of the longest continuously ran program at HUD http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/com m_planning/communitydevelopment/programs HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Largest Federal block grant to states and local government designed to create affordable housing for low-income household Allocation can be used for partnering with local nonprofit groups , fund activities to build, acquire and/or rehabilitate affordable housing for rent or homeownership or provide direct rental assistance to low-income people https://www.onecpd.info/home/ HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) HOME is authorized under Title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act, as amended Eligible Activities Home purchase or rehabilitation financing assistance to eligible homeowners and new home buyers Build or rehabilitation housing for rent or ownership Acquisition Tenant-based Rental Assistance (24 months limited Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO) Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Awarded to states and local governments to support public agencies and nonprofit organizations that provide homeless assistance services in the community Expanded under the HEARTH Act to include homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing components – assist individuals and families to regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness https://www.onecpd.info/esg/ Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) HUD issued interim regulations along with corresponding amendments to the Consolidated Plan regulations Subrecipients that want to operate the homeless assistance and/or homelessness prevention project must apply to the State Five (5) Program Components 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Street Outreach Emergency Shelter Homelessness Prevention Rapid Re-housing Assistance Data Collection through HMIS Housing Opportunity for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Dedicated to address the housing needs of persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families Funds are distributed to states, cities and eligible MSAs Funds are used for housing, social services, program planning, development cost, facility operations, rental assistance, and short-term payment to prevent homelessness https://www.onecpd.info/hopwa/ STATE OF GEORGIA HUD FUNDING LEVELS BY PROGRAM Federal Fiscal Year 2010 - 2013 FFY2010 FFY2011 FFY2012 FFY2013 CDBG $43,644,802 $36,631,109 $34,533,844 $37,110,886 HOME $24,500,584 $21,491,880 $14,766,869 $14,150,146 ESG $ 2,262,240 $ 3,559,097 $ 4,082,742 $ 3,308,761 HOPWA $ 2,025,746 $ 2,019,428 $ 2,038,769 $ 1,964,378 Consolidated Plan Annual Performance Plan (CAPER) Federal Fiscal Year 2012 Accomplishments July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013 CDBG PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS # Benefited # LMI Benefited % LMI Benefited Public/Private Leverage 23,584 21,346 91% $ 10,372,184 Economic Development Jobs Created or Retained 905 816 90% $ 309,679,299 Housing Households Benefited 44 44 100% $ Objectives Public Improvements 205,544 HOME ACCOMPLISHMENTS Program/Activity Allocation of Funds % of Funds Rental Housing $9,290,182 63% Homeowner Rehab/DPA $3,000,000 20% TBRA $1,000,000 7% Administration $1,476,687 10% TOTALS $14,766,869 100% *Additionally, the State received program income from the repayment of the loans. ESG Expenditures by Activity (Federal & State Funds) Emergency Shelter # Persons Assisted 15,493 Street Outreach 854 Rapid Re-Housing 1,879 Transitional Housing 2,945 Supportive Service 13,655 Homeless Prevention $ Expended 640 $ 3,638,630 $ 474,038 Project Homeless Connect and Homeless Counts $ 81,706 Administration $ 213,601 TOTAL AMOUNT OF ESG FUNDS EXPENDED $ 4,407,975 HOPWA Accomplishments/Distribution of Assistance Households 1+persons with HIV/AIDS (+) Family Members $ Expended Housing 432 263 695 $ 934,700 Housing Information 63* 0 63* $ 4,917 Supportive Services 739 0 739 $ $ 854,569 125,477 Project Sponsor’s Administration TOTAL AMOUNT OF HOPWA FUNDS DISTRIBUTED *In Other Family with HIV/AIDS $ 1,919,663 addition to the 63 receiving Housing Information services under a specific activity, project sponsors reported that an additional 237 households receiving housing information services through case management. 2013 Annual Action Plan ANNUAL ACTION PLAN Federal FY 2013 July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014 Expected Resources – 91.320(c)(1,2) Georgia will have a number of federal, state, local, and private resources available to address the priority needs and objectives identified in this Strategic Plan. Included in these are the following: •CDBG •HOME •ESG •HOPWA •Housing Choice Vouchers •Low-income Housing Tax Credits/Georgia Housing Tax Credit •Competitive HUD Homeless funds •Shelter Plus Care •State Housing Trust Fund for the Homeless •HomeSafe Georgia •Section 811 Project Rental Assistance •HUD Housing Counseling •National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) QUESTIONS/NEXT STEPS PUBLIC COMMENTS E-mail comments to: [email protected] Complete the survey http://www.surveymonkey.com/sTKW3FZK Mail written comments to: Georgia Department of Community Affairs ATTN: 2014 Annual Action Plan 60 Executive Park South, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30329 DCA Staff Contacts HOME PROGRAM Don Watt (404) 679-0660 [email protected] Christy Fletcher (404) 679-3125 [email protected] CDBG PROGRAM Steed Robinson (404) 679-1585 [email protected] Michael Casper (404) 679-0594 [email protected] ESG/HOPWA Phillis Thomas (404) 679-0651 [email protected] Jonathan Cox (404) 679-0571 [email protected] 2013-2017 Consolidated Plan and Federal Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Action Plan http://www.dca.ga.gov/communities/C ommunityInitiatives/programs/downlo ads/Consolidated-Plan2013-2017.pdf THANK YOU!