STATE OF MAINE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT
2024 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN
FOR CDBG, ESG, HOME and HTF
The Maine State Housing Authority (MaineHousing) and the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) are drafting the State of Maine 2024 Annual Action Plan which identifies annual goals, priorities and objectives under the State’s 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan. Citizens are encouraged to comment.
The State’s 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan outlines the strategies that MaineHousing and DECD will develop to address low and moderate income housing and community development needs throughout the non-urbanized areas of Maine. The Plan describes the various housing and community development initiatives that the State intends to undertake, including funding levels and target populations. The Plan has historically identified the following areas as top priorities: improve housing quality, expand the supply of affordable housing, help Maine people attain housing stability, improve economic opportunity and improve public infrastructure.
The 2024 Annual Action Plan will identify the annual goals, priorities and objectives for using the following sources of funding:
These programs receive approximately $21 million in annual allocations.
MaineHousing and DECD will hold a public hearing to gather citizen input on Friday, September 8, 2023 @ 10am at the Maine State Housing Authority at 26 Edison Drive, Augusta, Maine. Meeting rooms are accessible to persons with physical disabilities. Upon sufficient notice, appropriate communication auxiliary aids and services will be provided. To listen or testify virtually, please contact the Compliance Officer II at MaineHousing, 26 Edison Drive, Augusta, Maine 04330; (207) 626-4600 (voice); 1-800-452-4668 (voice in-state only); 711 (Maine Relay); or via e-mail: [email protected].
Written comments will be accepted upon publication of this Notice until close of business on September 26, 2023. If you would like to request a disability-related accommodation or are unable to attend and would like to make a comment, please direct your communication to:
Director, Office of Community Development