Uncategorized — 17 August 2012

The State of Kansas will conduct a public hearing on housing needs and issues for citizens to have input into the development of the 2013 Kansas Consolidated Plan.  The Consolidated Plan is the state’s policy framework for federal community development and housing programs.
Resources available in 2013 are approximately $13,613,981 from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), $4,702,293 from HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), $897,000 from the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG), and $386,858 from Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programs.
The State is also soliciting input on barriers to Fair Housing, in preparation to update its Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice.  A Fair Housing Survey is enclosed and will also be available at the Hearing.
Individuals with disabilities or limited English proficiency are welcome to attend and participate in the public hearing.  If you are in need of a sign language interpreter, an assistive listening device, large print, or Braille material, or other accommodation to attend this meeting, please notify KHRC at least five days prior to the meeting. Requests may be addressed to KHRC, 611 S. Kansas Ave., Suite 300, Topeka, Kansas, 66603-3803 or by phone, 785-296-4818 via the Kansas relay service.

The hearing is scheduled as follows:
Monday, August 20, 2012
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
KHRC Main Conference Room
611 S Kansas Avenue, Suite 300
Topeka, Kansas 66603

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