Community Development Funding Opportunities

Notice of Public Hearing and Availability of Preliminary Funding Recommendations for 2021-2022 Services and Draft 2021-2022 Action Plan for Public Review and Comment

PDF icon Preliminary Funding Recommendations for 2021-2022 Community Development Services for Public Review and Comment

The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD), Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) and Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) invite you to join us for an online public hearing to provide your input on preliminary funding recommendations for 2021-2022 services. This meeting is part of the annual process to receive community input on funding recommendations in accordance with the City’s Citizen Participation Plan for federal funding.

WHEN - Tuesday, June 1, 2021 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

WHERE - Register in advance for a Zoom webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UN3RbKf1SgiLZHEbsJ0l1A

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Cantonese, Spanish and Filipino interpretation services will be provided at the June 1st public hearing.

The preliminary funding recommendations for 2021-2022 community development, economic development, workforce development and homeless services will include funding under the following four federal programs: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA). The funding recommendations will be available for public review and comment from May 26, 2021 to June 24, 2021.

The 2021-2022 Action Plan will be the second-year implementation plan under the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan. It outlines community development and affordable housing strategies and priorities that will be supported with the four federal funding sources listed above and other funding sources administered by MOHCD during the program year that starts on July 1, 2021 and ends on June 30, 2022.

The amount of funding the City and County of San Francisco will receive from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for 2021-2022 is as follows: CDBG - $18,887,307; HOME - $5,161,731; and ESG - $1,590,749. The City and County of San Francisco will receive $7,041,373 in HOPWA funding for San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.

CDBG, HOME, ESG and HOPWA funds will be used to support the following five objectives, which are described in San Francisco’s 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan:

  • Families and individuals are stably housed;
  • Families and individuals are resilient and economically self-sufficient;
  • Communities have healthy physical, social, and business infrastructure;
  • Communities at risk of displacement are stabilized; and,
  • City works to eliminate the causes of racial disparities.

The Draft 2021-2022 Action Plan will be available for public review and comment from June 10, 2021 to July 9, 2021. Please note that the specific funding recommendations for projects for the 2021-2022 program year will be made available for public review and comment from May 26, 2021 to June 24, 2021, as noted above, and will not be included in the Draft Action Plan document.

The preliminary funding recommendations and the Draft 2021-2022 Action Plan will be available electronically on the MOHCD website at https://sfmohcd.org/, OEWD website at https://oewd.org/, and HSH website at http://hsh.sfgov.org/ on the dates listed above. Due to the current shelter in place order, hard copies of these documents will not be available.

Members of the public who wish to provide feedback on the preliminary funding recommendations may do so at the June 1st virtual public hearing or by submitting written comments to gloria.woo@sfgov.org. The deadline for receiving written comments on the preliminary funding recommendations is June 24, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Members of the public who wish to provide feedback on the Draft 2021-2022 Action Plan may do so by submitting written comments to gloria.woo@sfgov.org. The deadline for receiving written comments on the Draft Action Plan is July 9, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. If you have questions, please email Gloria Woo at gloria.woo@sfgov.org.

 

Alternative formats for persons with disabilities are available upon request to MOHCD’s ADA Coordinator, Eugene Flannery, at (415) 701-5598, or eugene.flannery@sfgov.org.


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