Housing plans and accomplishments

As the lead agency and direct recipient of federal funds for the Hennepin County Consortium representing suburban Hennepin County, in cooperation with 41 suburban communities, listed are the plans, goals and accomplishments for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) and Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) programs. The four consortium cities, Bloomington; Eden Prairie, Minnetonka and Plymouth, are individual entitlement recipients, receiving funding of CDBG funds directly from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The following reports satisfy federal requirements and provide information to the general public.

The Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) was developed to assist in revitalizing census areas afflicted by numerous home foreclosures. This federal funding was used to purchase, rehabilitate, and provide homebuyer assistance to eligible occupying homeowners. NSP quarterly reports are posted to satisfy federal requirements and provide information to the general public.

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Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

2015 CAPER 

The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners is soliciting public comment on the Hennepin County Consortium Draft 2015 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) which will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in September 2016. The Hennepin County Consortium includes all cities in suburban Hennepin County.

Purpose: The CAPER reports on the Consortium’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program activities during the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. CDBG, HOME and ESG funds are used for housing, community development, and public service activities that principally benefit low and moderate income persons.

Written Comment: Written comments will be accepted beginning September 6, 2016, and ending September 20, 2016. Written comments must be submitted by 4:30 p.m., September 20, 2016, and addressed to Margo Geffen, Manager, Housing Development and Finance, Hennepin County Community Works Department, 701 Fourth Avenue South, Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55415. Written comments received by September 20 will receive a written response. A copy of the comment letter and the county’s response will be included in the documents submitted to HUD.

The draft 2015 CAPER will be available September 6, 2016 on the county’s website at www.hennepin.us/CAPER. Copies of the CAPER will also be available for review at the suburban Hennepin County Regional Libraries (Brookdale, Ridgedale, and Southdale) until September 20, 2016. If you would like a copy of the draft report, or you have questions, please contact the Hennepin County Community Works Department at 612-348-8955. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), this material is also available in alternative forms by calling 612-348-8955 (voice). Translated materials will also be made available upon request.

Public Hearing: A Public Hearing on the 2015 CAPER will be held at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at the Public Works, Energy and Environment Committee meeting of the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners (Hennepin County Government Center, A2400, 300 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis). The hearing provides citizens the opportunity to comment on overall program performance and the Consolidated Plan program goals and priorities. 

2015 Draft CAPER (PDF)

 2014 CAPER

The 2014 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) contains CDBG, HOME and ESG program activity accomplishments during the period July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.

2014 Approved CAPER (PDF)

2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and 2015 Annual Action Plan

2016 Consortium Consolidated Action Plan

The draft 2016 Hennepin County Consortium Action Plan includes the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant
(ESG) programs. The Hennepin County Consortium consists of five entitlement jurisdictions:  Hennepin County, Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Minnetonka and Plymouth.

The draft Action Plan identifies the proposed use of approximately $5.7 million in CDBG, HOME, and ESG funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Hennepin County, on behalf of the Hennepin County Consortium, will solicit public comment on the draft Action Plan during a 30-day public comment period beginning April 1, 2016.  A public hearing before the Public Works and Environment Committee is scheduled for April 19, 2016.

2016 Hennepin County Action Plan (PDF)

2016 Bloomington Action Plan (PDF)

2016 Eden Prairie Action Plan (PDF)

2016 Minnetonka Action Plan (PDF)

2016 Plymouth Action Plan (PDF)

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