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4/12/2022 - CD Year 48 - Second Notice of Public Hearing






In accordance with the City of Waterbury’s Citizen Participation Plan, the Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at 5:30 p.m., at City Hall, Veterans Memorial Hall, 2nd Floor, 235 Grand Street, for the purpose of receiving public input on the following proposed plans:


·         Proposed 2022-2023 CD Year 48 Annual Action Plan


The Annual Action Plan delineates proposed activities to be funded under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program. The City has not yet received notice of its allocations for the upcoming program year; and, per HUD’s guidance, intends to use the current year allocations as the baseline for planning purposes. These amounts may increase or decrease depending upon the final federal approved budget. The 2021-2022 CD YR 47 allocations were as follows: $2,235,286 (CDBG), $190,972 (ESG), and $896,277 (HOME). Anticipated program income includes $2,500 for HOME and $14,000 for CDBG. In accordance with HUD’s guidance, “contingency provision” language has been included in the Annual Action Plan.


·         Proposed HOME-ARP Allocation Plan/CD Year 47 Substantial Amendment


The Allocation Plan delineates proposed activities to be funded under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The City of Waterbury will receive $3,248,404 in HOME-ARP funding, to provide housing, services, and shelter to individuals experiencing homelessness and other vulnerable populations. The HOME-ARP Allocation Plan identifies three priority needs for qualifying populations: the provision of funds for supportive services provided by homeless and domestic service providers; the provision of funds for non-profit operating expenses; and the provision of funds for the development and rehabilitation of affordable rental housing. The proposed plan includes the following funding allocations to support the identified priority needs: Supportive Services: $1,500,000; Development of Affordable Rental Housing: $1,098,724; Non-Profit Operating: $162,420; Administration and Planning: $487,260.


The hearing location is handicapped accessible. The City will provide interpreters and assistance for non-English speaking, hearing-impaired, or disabled residents upon receiving a request no later than close of business on April 12, 2022. Contact Nancy Allen at 203-346-3810 ext. 7274 or at All interested person(s) are encouraged to participate.


A thirty (30) day public comment period for both plans commenced on March 28, 2022, and will end April 28, 2022. Drafts of the proposed plan are available for public review at the Silas Bronson Library, 267 Grand Street; and the City Clerk’s Office and the Office of Community Development, 235 Grand Street. Both plans are also available on the City of Waterbury website at


Written comments regarding the proposed plans may be submitted to the attention of Nancy Allen, Program Specialist, Community Development Office, City Hall, 235 Grand Street, Room C-29 Waterbury, CT 06702, or by email to


R-A April 12, 2022