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Posted on: December 3, 2018

2019 Community Development Block Grant Funding Applications Available

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The Saratoga Springs Office of Community Development is now seeking applications for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program for the 2018 Program Year (1 July 2019 – 30 June 2020).

PROGRAM OBJECTIVE: The objective of this program, funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), is to assist the development of viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities principally for persons of low- and moderate-income within the City of Saratoga Springs.

ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES: Eligible activities will address community development needs as prioritized in the City’s Consolidated Plan and may include affordable housing acquisition, construction and rehabilitation; economic development and job creation; public facility and infrastructure improvements; public services and other federally eligible activities.

AVAILABLE FUNDS: Approximately $ 314,164

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Completed applications with all necessary information and copies may be submitted to the Office of Community Development, City Hall – 474 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866,

no later than 4:30 PM on Thursday, 31 January 2019.

REQUIRED COPIES: 1 original, plus 1 electronic version in “.pdf” format to lindsey.connors@saratoga-springs.org (Please contact us for assistance, if necessary)

PUBLIC HEARINGS: All applicants are strongly encouraged to speak on behalf of their proposal at one of the two Public Hearings scheduled below. Persons wishing to speak may sign in at 5:45 PM and speakers will appear in the order in which they sign up.

Public Hearing #1 Monday, February 11, 6:00 PM (5:45 sign-in)

Saratoga Springs Recreation Center

15 Vanderbilt Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Public Hearing #2 Wednesday, February 13, 6:00 PM (5:45 sign-in)

Saratoga Springs Recreation Center

15 Vanderbilt Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

FOR INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Lindsey Connors, Saratoga Springs Community Development Planner (518) 587-3550 Ext. 2575

lindsey.connors@saratoga-springs.org

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