The City submits a five-year Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plans for HUD approval each spring. These plans are developed with public comment and input in order to garner feedback on proposed activities to meet identified needs. For information on the City's CDBG-CV CARES Act activities, please visit www.BillingsMT.gov/CDBGcv.
PUBLIC HEARING: The City Council held a public hearing to review and approve the FY2022-2023 Annual Action Planon Monday, April 25, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. at the City Council meeting in Billings, Montana. The purpose of the public hearing was to obtain public comment on local housing and community development needs relative to proposed CDBG and HOME funding recommendations and updates to the Citizen Participation Planto further explain the purpose of the City's September public hearing to garner public comments on community need ~ in addition to garnering feedback on the annual performance report. The public comment period was open from March 26 through April 25, 2022.
Four proposals were received specifically to respond to, prepare for, and prevent the coronavirus; proposed projects and activities can be viewed here.
FY2021-2022 Amended Annual Action Plan: In response to the COVID-19 variant surge, the City of Billings amended the Annual Action Plan to allow utilization of available CDBG funds to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus. The City had CDBG-CV (CARES Act) funding to commit and the amount was insufficient to meet evolving community needs.
FY2022-2023 Annual Action Plan: This plan will be amended in the future to accommodate HOME-ARP funding.