Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Coronavirus Response Round 1 - Rental Assistance
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The purpose of the public hearing is to discuss the application for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Coronavirus Response Round 1 (CDBGCV1) and to solicit citizen input on the proposed activities to be included in the application.
San Benito County is eligible to receive $101,532; the City of Hollister is eligible to receive $151,177 and the City of San Juan Bautista is eligible to receive $63,558 for a total jurisdiction amount of $316,267 for the following activity:
• Rental assistance to low and moderate income residents in the County of San Benito, City of Hollister and City of San Juan Bautista impacted by COVID-19 to prevent eviction
The purpose of the public hearing is to give citizens an opportunity to make their comments known on the proposed activity. Eligible activities under the CDBG program include homeownership assistance, housing rehabilitation, public facilities, planning studies and economic development initiatives. Eligible activities must meet one of the three national objectives which are: benefit to low and moderate income households or persons; elimination of blight and slums; and address an urgent community need.
DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION NOTICE: If you require special accommodations to participate in the public hearing, please contact Andi Anderson at CSWD at (831) 9022741 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing. Persons with hearing disabilities can call the TDD/TTY phone at (831) 6373265. A Spanish translator will be available at the public hearing for those who may need this service.
Members of the public are invited to provide comment at the public hearing on Thursday, August 6, 2020. If members of the public are unable to participate in the public hearing, written comments may be hand delivered to the following locations: 1. Community Services & Workforce Development (CSWD), 1111 San Felipe Road, Suite#107, Hollister, CA 95023 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org; 2. City of Hollister, 375 Fifth Street, Hollister, CA 95023, or email to email@example.com; and 3.City Hall, 311 Second Street, P.O. Box 1420, San Juan Bautista, CA 95045, or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, before 4:00 p.m. or Thursday, August 6, 2020. If you desire additional information or have any questions, please contact (831) 638-3383.
San Benito County, the City of Hollister and the City of San Juan Bautista promotes fair housing and makes all of its programs available to low- and moderate-income families regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual preference, marital status or handicap.