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NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY

City of Wilmington, Delaware

SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT TO PRIOR YEAR
2015-2018 for HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM

La información sera proporcionada en español por peticion.

In accordance with the federal regulations at 24 CFR, Part 91, the City of Wilmington has prepared a Substantial Amendment to the Action Plan for FY 2018 for the HOME Program. A public hearing on the draft Substantial Amendment is scheduled to be held on June 8, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.to solicit citizen comments on the proposed use of funds.

Due to the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control and the declaration of COVID-19 pandemic limiting gatherings of ten (10) or more, a virtual public hearing will be held on Zoom.

Visit this link for the Zoom meeting instructions.

The City will accept comments from the public via email at ajmatas@WilmingtonDE.gov as part of this public meeting. The hearing will be recorded and posted to the City of Wilmington’s website. To facilitate participation by persons with special needs, please contact ajmatas@WilmingtonDE.gov to make arrangements at least 3 business days prior to the hearing.

The Substantial Amendment provides an additional $347,204 in HOME funds to Pennrose Developers to construct a74 unit Low Income Tax Credit development to be called Riverside Redevelopment - Phase 1 at 1400 Todd Lane. This additional commitment of funds brings the total subsidy to $470,000. Funding from program years 2015 to 2018 will be used to provide the additional support. A copy of the substantial amendment is available for public inspection and review from May 20, 2020 to June 22, 2020 on the first floor of City Hall located at 800 North French Street and posted on this page. The Plan will be provided in alternative formats for persons with special needs and limited English proficiency. Please contact Alan Matas in the Department of Real Estate and Housing at ajmatas@WilmingtonDE.gov or (302) 576-3000.

It is expected that City Council will approve the annual plan on July 2, 2020 during their regular meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers and available to the public via the City’s public access TV channel. Interested persons are encouraged to express their views on the amendment via email by sending comments to Alan Matas at ajmatas@WilmingtonDE.gov or in writing to the Department of Real Estate and Housing, 800 North French Street, 7th Floor, Wilmington, DE 19801. All comments received by June 23, 2020 will be considered.