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.
2017 action plan
The 2017 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 Action Plan identifies the proposed use of approximately $4.5 million in CDBG, HOME, and ESG funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Drafts of the 2017 action plan can be downloaded and reviewed at the links below.
Comments accepted March 31 - May 1
Hennepin County is hosting a public hearing to gather comments on its consortium annual action plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development:
- Tuesday, April 18, at 1:30 p.m.
- Hennepin County Government Center Board Room (A-2400)
- 300 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis
The draft plan can be downloaded at the links below. It is also available at Hennepin County Ridgedale, Southdale and Brookdale libraries.
You may submit written comments from March 31 - May 1 to Margo Geffen Manager, Housing Development and Finance, Hennepin County Community Works Department, 701 4th Avenue South, Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55415.