Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report

CITY OF HARRISBURG DBHD 

Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report 

Mayor Eric Papenfuse invites citizens to review the City of Harrisburg’s FY-2016 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER) for U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funded housing and community development entitlement programs, which include: 

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program – $1,814,869 
  • HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program – $363,891 
  • Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program – $167,796  

The goal of these programs is to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing, suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities principally for low and moderate income persons.  The program year began on October 1st, 2017 and concluded September 30, 2018. CDBG, HOME and ESG funding accomplishes the City’s housing needs as related to the availability of an access to affordable housing, fair housing, infrastructure, economic development and assistance to the homeless.    

This document includes narrative responses to specific questions that grantees of the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership, and Emergency Solutions Grants Programs must respond to HUD in order to be compliant with the HUD’s Consolidated Planning Regulations.  

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN 

The CAPER is available for public review and comment at the address below from 9:00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. Monday – Friday, except for City Holidays. The CAPER shall be available for public review from December 22, 2017 through January 8, 2018.

 

For more information contact: 

Roy E. Christ, Director for Housing 

CITY OF HARRISBURG

DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING & HOUSING DEVELOPMENT (DBHD) 

MLK, Jr., City Government Center, 10 N. 2nd Street, Suite 206, Harrisburg, PA 17101 

Telephone:  255-6419

TDD:  255-3131

On the web: www.harrisburgpa.gov 

 
 

PUBLIC NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY 2017 PROPOSED AFFIRMATIVELY FURTHERING FAIR HOUSING

In accordance with the regulations of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the City of Harrisburg has prepared and will submit to HUD the following proposal.

Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing will discuss the assessment of Fair Housing for the year 2017.  The assessment incorporates strategic direction for Fair Housing. The public comment period for review of this document is projected to begin from November 8, 2017, through December 23, 2017. All correspondence, comments, questions or requests for information regarding the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing programs should be directed to:

Roy Christ

Director

Department of Building and Housing Development

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. City Government Center

Suite 206

10 North Second Street Harrisburg, PA 17i01

Phone: (717) 255-6636

Fax: (717) 255-6421

rchrist@harrisburgpa.gov

Any written comments received will be forwarded to HUD as required by Federal regulations. A copy of this report is available beginning November 8, 2017, at the Department of Building and Housing Development Administration Office, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. City Government Center, Suite 206, 10 North Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101 during regular office hours from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M Monday through Friday. In addition, a copy of this document will be on file with the Department of Building and Housing Development, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Citv.Government Center, Suite 206, 10 North Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 1710.

The documents can also be accessed at online by clicking here. Public comments can be made in our public comment section below.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

The City of Harrisburg will conduct an Open House and Plans Display to inform the public and solicit feedback on the proposed multimodal transportation improvements in MulDer Square in the Allison Hill neighborhood at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at the First Church of the Brethren, 219 Hummel St.

The purpose of the project is to improve livability, walkability, accessibility for all modes of transportation, increase property values, and spur economic development in the targeted redevelopment area known as MulDer Square.  The project will include traffic calming measures, pedestrian and bicycle improvements, green stormwater infrastructure enhancements and other related improvements at the following locations:

  • Creation of a neighborhood gateway and community plaza at the intersection of Mulberry Street and Derry Street
  • Removal of Derry Street cul-de-sac and development of a multiuse path and linear park from the intersection of Derry Street and Sylvan Terrace to Cameron Street
  • Conversion of Nectarine Street between Mulberry Street and Haehnlen Street into a green alley creating an inviting public space that is closed to motorized traffic

The purpose of this meeting is to provide the public an opportunity to review and comment on the proposed project.  Representatives from the City of Harrisburg, its design consultants, and various project stakeholders will be available to answer questions and receive comments regarding the project.  Anyone with knowledge of historic resources in the project area is encouraged to attend this meeting.

LOCATION:  

First Church of the Brethren

219 Hummel Street

Harrisburg, PA, 17104

DATE:            

Thursday, September 14, 2017

TIME:             

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The Open House location is ADA accessible and any person requiring special assistance is asked to contact the City of Harrisburg prior to the meeting. If you require additional information concerning this meeting, please contact Wayne Martin, P.E., City of Harrisburg, City Engineer at (717) 255-3178 or wsmartin@harrisburgpa.gov or Chad Decker, PE, PTOE, Dawood Engineering, Inc., Project Manager, at (717) 732-8576 or cdecker@dawood.cc.