HUD Action Plan Reply

Plan for using HUD Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership grants, and Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG). Legally required for access to Federal funds.

Time Frame

  • 1-5 years

Status

  • (5/9/12) One Year Action Plan Public Hearing 2
  • (4/25/12) One Year Action Plan Public Hearing 1

Monitor

  • Affordable housing projects:
    • (2/18/10) St. Plycarp Rental Phase 1: Low income housing (done 6/09).
    • (2/18/10) Proposed St. Polycarp Village Phase 2: Low and medium income housing.
    • (2/18/10) Capen Court: Senior housing (due 5/2010).
  • Shelter for formerly homeless:
    • (2/18/10) 280 Broadway: Proposed Housing for formerly homeless.
    • (2/18/10) 75 Cross Street: Housing for formerly homeless.
  • Transit-oriented Economic and Community Development:
    • (2/18/10) Possible use of HUD funds to sponsor community organizations for each new T-stop.
    • (2/18/10) Unspecific on possibility of doing economic development plans for each T-stop.
  • Parks and Open Space
    • Albion Park (done 12/09)
    • Grimmons Park (done 12/09)
    • Hodgkins Park (construction)
    • New Washington Off Leash Area (construction
    • Morse-Kelly Park (design)
    • Dickerman Park (design)
    • North Street Park (design)
    • Quincy Street Park (design)
  • East Somerville

Risks

  • Ineffective use of funds.
  • Overconstrained inventiveness.

Mitigation

  • Become familiar with existing plans.
  • Testify at public meeting.

Background

History

  • (3/22/12) Public hearing on HUD rehousing grant.
  • (9/21/10) Public Hearing on performance of HUD grants scheduled.
  • (2/24/10) Draft Consolidated Plan and 1 Year Action Plan Due for Public Review.
  • (2/25/10) Requests for Proposals available 8:30 AM at Purchasing Dept. CDBG Program: Bid #10-50 CD, Emergency Shelter: Bid #10-51 CD.
  • (3/24/10) Proposals due 11:00 AM.
  • (4/1/10) Public Hearing on Action Plan scheduled.
  • (4/6/10) Submission to BOA.
  • ( 5/14/10) Submission to HUD.
  • (2/18/10) Public hearing held. Schedule for plans, hearings, and RFP proposals set.
  • (2/9/10) Scheduled 2/18/10 Public Hearing on use of HUD funds.
  • In middle of 2010-2013 Five Year Consolidated Plan

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