The City of Reading invites citizens, public agencies and other interested parties to participate in the development of the City’s Consolidation Plan covering federal fiscal years 2019-2023 by attending a public hearing on August 23, 2018 at 5:00 pm in City Hall, 815 Washington Street, Second Floor City Council Chambers, Reading.
The purpose of the hearing is to obtain the views and comments of individuals and organizations regarding the overall housing and community development needs of the City and a review of the past program performance. The information will be used in preparation of the Consolidated Plan and the 2019 Action Plans.
For Federal Fiscal Year 2019, the City expects to receive $2,600,000 from the CDBG Program, $1,000,000 from the HOME Program, $215,000 from the ESG Program. The City is also eligible to participate in the Section 108 Program. Section 108 is the loan guarantee provision of the CDBG Program whereby the City can borrow up to five times their latest CDBG Program grant for eligible activities.
All citizens, public agencies, and other interested parties may attend this hearing and/or submit their views and comments in writing to: The City of Reading, Community Development Department, City Hall, 815 Washington Street Room 3-12, Reading, PA 19601. Persons requiring assistance due to hearing, speech, or vision impairments should notify the City of Reading Community Development Department at 610-655-6211 or 610-655-6442 (TDD).