Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and
HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Programs
Five-Year Consolodated Plan and Strategy for 2015-2020
One-Year Action Plan and Projected Use of Funds
Program Year: October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2016
The City of Lakeland is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to prepare an Action Plan to qualify for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funds. The Five Year Consolidated Plan & Strategy for 2015-2020 and One Year Action Plan for 2015-2016, to be presented at public hearings before the City Commission on July 6 and July 20, 2015, identifies the City's housing and non-housing community development needs and outlines a strategy to address these needs.
The City's One Year Action Plan and Projected Use of Funds for Program Year 2014-2015 will be available for public review for thirty (30) days beginning June 15, 2015. Interested persons may review the documents at the Community Development Department, Neighborhood Service Division office, located at 1104 Martin L. King, Jr. Avenue, Lakeland, Florida, 33805 or online here. Written comments should be provided to the department prior to July 14, 2015. Mailed comments should be addressed as follows: Annie Gibson, Housing Programs Coordinator, Community Development Department, Neighborhood Services Division, 1104 Martin L. King Jr. Avenue, Lakeland, Florida, 33805.
The Lakeland City Commission will hold a public hearing on July 6, 2015, in the City Commission Room, City Hall, at 9:00 a.m. to review the Five Year Consolidate Plan & Strategy and One Year Action Plan and Projected Use of Funds for PY 2015-2016, and to review any comments received from residents. The City Commission will authorize the City administration to submit the plan to HUD with any necessary modifications.