Public invited to Escambia Consortium HUD Consolidated Plan meeting Apr. 19
The Escambia Consortium, comprised of Escambia County, the City of Pensacola, Santa Rosa County and the City of Milton, will hold a second public hearing to solicit input on the development of the Consortium’s HUD Five Year Consolidated Plan as well as annual action plans for the 2020/21 and 2021/22 fiscal years. The public hearing will be held in Room 104 at the Escambia County Central Office Complex, located at 3363 West Park Place in Pensacola at 4 p.m. on Mon., Apr. 19.
The meeting is being sponsored by the Consortium to afford citizens the opportunity to provide input and recommendations regarding assisted housing, housing related needs and priorities, supportive housing needs, and non-housing community development needs within the Consortium. This meeting will assist with planning for the utilization of the Community Development Block Grant Program and HOME Investment Partnerships Act funds. Comments regarding the Escambia Consortium Fair Housing Plan and Analysis of Impediments are also welcome.
Members of the public may attend the meeting in person; however, there will be limited seating capacity. The meeting will be recorded and available to view on Escambia County's Youtube channel the day after the meeting.
The Consortium also generated a needs assessment survey that can be accessed online here. The survey will be available through Apr. 30.
In addition to direct input provided during the public hearing, written comments or input regarding local housing needs or priorities will be accepted through Apr. 22 and may be submitted to:
For more information, contact Meredith Reeves at 850-595-4968 (Escambia County) or Marcie Whitaker at 850-858-0323 (City of Pensacola). Santa Rosa County residents who have questions may contact Erin Malbeck, housing coordinator, at email@example.com.
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