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1 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Created as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty Established as a Cabinet Department by the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965 Consolidated a number of older Federal agencies into one department. Steve Preston Secretary

2 Housing 101: History National Housing Act of 1934, U.S. Housing Act of 1937 & Housing Act of 1949 Housing Acts of 1961 & 1968 Housing & Community Development Act of 1974 Tax Reform Act of 1986 Steward B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987 Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act of 1990 Low-Income Housing Preservation & Residential Homeownership Act of 1990 Housing & Economic Recovery Act of 2008

3 HUD’s Mission: T o increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. To fulfill this mission, HUD will embrace high standards of ethics, management and accountability and forge new partnerships – particularly with faith-based and community organizations – that leverage resources and improve HUD’s ability to be effective on the community level.

4 HUD Program Areas FHA –Single Family –Multifamily Community Planning & Development Public Housing Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity Policy Development and Research

5 State Partner Organizations Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development Secretary, Kevin Dorn Vermont Dept of Housing and Community Affairs Acting Commissioner, Bill Noyes Vermont Housing and Conservation Board Executive Director, Gus Seelig Vermont Housing Finance Agency Executive Director, Sarah Carpenter Vermont State Housing Authority Executive Director, Richard Williams

6 FHA -- Single Family Single Family Endorsements –(22 Participating Lenders) –(Average = $99,970 per loan) FHA – Multifamily Rental Units = 5,314 –(4,468 Assisted / 846 Market) Health Care Bed/Units = 321

7 Community Planning and Development CDBG – FY 2006 = $7,467,324 (State) FY 2007 = 7,517,519 FY 2008 = 7,303,812 Burlington FY 2006 = $901,653 (Entitlement)FY 2007 = 908,540 FY 2008 = 879,905 Funds VT Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) DHCA Community Dev. Board has 3 funding cycles per year Burlington CDBG Advisory Group Neighborhood Stabilization Program (State) FY 2009 = $19.6 million

8 Vermont Housing & Conservation Board Created by VT State Legislature in 1987 Capitalized with initial $3 M; $20 M in 1988 Received approx. $15 M annually last several years Affordable housing and community development linked with land conservation and historic preservation 9,100 Affordable Housing units in 21 years Lead-Based Paint Abatement –$16+ M since 1994; 1,900+ Units –$3,000,000 grant in 2007

9 HOME Investment Partnerships Program State of Vermont: FY 2006 $3,495,143 FY ,523,457 FY ,424,467 BurlingtonFY 2006 $ 508,966 FY ,314 FY ,759 Funds to Dept of Housing and Community Affairs; pass-thru for administration by VT Housing & Conservation Board VHCB administered $44.8 million in HOME since 1992 ADDI $183,072 in 2004; $104,391 in 2005; $52,091 in 2006; $52,091 in 2007; $21,047 in 2008.

10 Vermont’s Public Housing Authority Units PHA Public H. Sec 8 Other Barre Bennington Brattleboro Burlington 343 1, Hartford Montpelier Rutland St. Albans Springfield VT State --- 3,311 4,762* Winooski Total Units 1,833 6,267 5,404 Grand Total= 13,504 * Includes 1,004 mobile home lots St. Albans Bennington Brattleboro Winooski Burlington Rutland Springfield Barre Montpelier Hartford

11 Homeless Programs ( CoC, ESG, HOPWA) Continuum of Care (CoC) FY 2006FY State of Vermont $1,204,782 $1,743,018 - Chittenden County 766, ,755 $1,970,945 $2,508,773 Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) - State of Vermont $360,813 $360,813 Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids - VHCB received FY 2008 grant of $1,430,000

12 Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity VT Human Rights Commission Substantially equivalent to FH & EO Enforce Fair Housing Laws on HUD’s behalf in VT HUD-Funded Fair Housing Assist. Program (FHAP) –$118,640 in FY 2008 Two HUD-Funded Fair Housing Initiatives Programs FHIP Grantees: CVOEO Fair Housing Project -- $100,000 in FY 2008 Vermont Legal Aid -- $275,000 in FY 2008

13 Vermont Housing Finance Agency Created by VT State Legislature in 1974 Promotes affordable housing opportunities for Vermonters Financed: 26,000 homeowners 7,400 affordable apartments Administers IRS Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program –$26.2 M since 1987 = 4,153 rental units

14 Vermont Rural Development Jolinda H. LaClair, State Director Direct single-family housing loans for low-income families Guaranteed single family housing loans for moderate- income families Multifamily housing Farm labor housing Home improvement loans and grants Government-owned property Housing Preservation Grants Mutual Self-Help Program

15 Michael McNamara Field Office Director 159 Bank Street, Second Floor Burlington, Vermont Phone: (802) Fax: U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development Burlington Field Office


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