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July 28, 2014
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The City of Orlando Program Year 2014 Annual Action Plan for submittal to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Home Investment Partnership Programs (HOME) and Housing for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) funding.


As a HUD formula grant recipient, the City of Orlando is required to prepare and adopt an annual action plan in order to receive funds from the CDBG, ESG, HOME and HOPWA formula grant programs.  The 2014 Annual Action Plan outlines specific activities and funding allocations that will be used to implement the 2011-2016 Consolidated Plan strategies during Program Year 2014, which runs from October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015. 

A total of $5,902,647 is expected to be available to the City to fund activities identified in the 2014 Annual Action Plan.  This total is comprised of the following grant allocations:  1) CDBG Program $1,806,256; 2) ESG Program $156,866 and $6,692 in past years re-allocated ESG; 3) HOME Program $924,767; and 4) HOPWA Program $3,008,066.   Activities identified in the 2014 Annual Action Plan were selected based on needs identified in the 2011-2016 Consolidated Plan, recommendations from Housing and Community Development staff and recommendations from the CDBG, ESG, and HOPWA Review Committees, which are made up of representatives from the community.

A Public Notice was published in area newspapers on June 22, 2014 announcing that a draft of the 2014 Annual Action Plan was available for public review and comment.  Copies of the Plan were also provided to area libraries and on-line at for public viewing.  Citizens were asked to submit comments from June 23, 2014 until July 22, 2014.  Additionally a public hearing was held on July 8, 2014 in City Council Chambers, City Hall, 5:30 p.m.  During the review period, the HOME budget was adjusted to include tenant based rental assistance.A summary of any comments received will be submitted to US HUD with the 2014 Action Plan.


Fiscal & Efficiency Data: The Program Year 2014 Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), the HOME Investment Partnerships program (HOME) and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program.

Recommended Action:

1. Approval of the Program Year 2014 Annual Action Plan for Housing and Community Development Programs, by City Council. 

2.  Authorization for the Mayor to execute the standard application forms and certifications.

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

Note: All agenda items must be in the City Clerk's office by Noon Friday, six(6) business days prior to the regular Monday City Council meeting.

Contact: Janis K. Akerstrom
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 7/17/2014 10:03 AM
Grants 7/17/2014 2:44 PM
City Clerk 7/17/2014 2:55 PM

Name: Description: Type:
2014_Action_Plan_Projects_for_CAI.pdf 2014 Annual Action Plan Activity Summary Backup Material
Fiscal_Impact_Statement_2014_Annual_Action_Plan_7-28-14.pdf Fiscal Impact Statement - 2014 Action Plan Backup Material

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