PUBLIC NOTICE: In order for the City to receive annual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), an Annual Action Plan (AAP) must be submitted. The AAP specifies the activities that will be undertaken to meet the City’s 5-year Consolidated Plan goals to address housing and community development needs using CDBG and HOME funds. The AAP is scheduled to be submitted to HUD by May 15, 2023, and is subject to review and approval by HUD.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Santa Barbara’s Draft Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2023 will be available for a 30-day public review period starting on March 22, 2023. The purpose of the review period is to provide the public an opportunity to comment on the planned expenditures of approximately $1.9 million in CDBG and HOME funds for HUD-eligible activities such as housing, public services, capital improvement projects, economic development, and administration and planning. Written comments can be sent to ldrewes@SantaBarbaraCA.gov and must be received by April 28, 2023. The Draft AAP will be available at www.SantaBarbaraCA.gov. For additional information, contact Community Development staff by e-mail at ldrewes@SantaBarbarCA.gov