Public Notice: Community Development Block Grant 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan, 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan
CITY OF ROCK HILL
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT
2020-2024 CONSOLIDATED PLAN
2020-2021 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN
The City of Rock Hill will receive an estimated annual allocation of $531,208 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the 2020-2021 CDBG Program. The City has developed a proposed 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan, which includes the proposed 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan. The proposed use of funds has been developed in accordance with regulations published by HUD and gives maximum feasible priority to activities that benefit low- and moderate-income persons.
The following are the proposed activities and estimated funding amounts for the 2020-2021 Community Development Block Grant Program.
Parks, Recreation & Tourism – SPARKS = $15,000
Funds will support recreational and educational services for disadvantaged and handicapped children, youth, and adults.
City of Rock Hill - Saluda Street Improvements = $176,361
Funds will repay previous HUD Section 108 loan.
Housing Development Corporation of Rock Hill – First Time Homebuyer Program = $30,000
Funds will provide down payment and closing cost assistance for first time homebuyers.
Housing Development Corporation of Rock Hill – Owner Occupied Rehabilitation = $100,000
Funds will support the rehabilitation of privately owned, single-unit homes.
Planning and Development - Residential Historic Preservation = $10,000
Funds will support the rehabilitation of privately owned, historic, single-unit homes.
City Management – Administration = $10,000
Funds will provide for the administration of the CDBG program.
Catawba Area Coalition for the Homeless – Homelessness = $15,000
Funds will support the community’s response to homelessness.
Housing Development Corporation of Rock Hill - Acquisition Rehab = $50,000
Funds will support the acquisition of property to be rehabilitated for affordable housing.
Housing and Neighborhood Services – Brownfields Assessments = $75,000
Funds will support environmental assessments of properties targeted for future housing development.
Housing Development Corporation - Osceola Expansion Infrastructure Development = $34,847
Funds will support infrastructure development for affordable housing in the Catawba Terrace Neighborhood.
Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation – Talent Pipeline = $15,000
Funds will support internship opportunities and jobs skill training for local students.
In addition, the City of Rock Hill has completed an update to the City’s Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing. A copy of this plan as well as the proposed 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan, which includes the 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan, will be available for review on the City’s website at www.cityofrockhill.com/cdbg. In order to solicit comments from community residents regarding the proposed plans, a 30-day public comment period will begin March 26, 2020 and end April 24, 2020. To submit comments or to request more information, please contact Ms. Nicole Cauthen at email@example.com or by mail at:
City of Rock Hill
PO Box 11706
Rock Hill, SC 29731-1706
Published by order of David Vehaun, City Manager