Presentation on theme: "City of Tampa Consolidated Plan 2007-2012 Federal Programs."— Presentation transcript:
City of Tampa Consolidated Plan Federal Programs
Summary Consolidated Plan - the City’s five-year Strategic Plan that governs the use of federal housing and community development funds for FY
Summary One Year Action Plan – the City’s annual one year plan that describes how federal funds will be spent each year to accomplish the goals stated in the Consolidated Plan.
Tampa’s Identified Needs Of the total households at <80% AMI, 64% have housing problems. – 58% with housing problems have housing cost that exceed 30% of their income. Of 149,777 occupied and vacant units, 5180 are considered substandard 9,498 housing units are considered to be overcrowded
Tampa’s Identified Needs A gap of 5,433 shelter/housing units exists for homeless individuals and families. A gap of over 50,000 housing units exists for the elderly, persons with mental illness, developmentally disabled, physically disabled, persons with substance abuse, persons with HIV/AIDS, and public housing residents.
Consolidated Plan Foundation of the Consolidated Plan – Assessing priority housing and community development needs. – Developing priorities, goals and objectives. – Addressing identified needs. – Allocating available CDBG, HOME, HOPWA, ESG funds to address priority needs.
Consolidated Plan Consolidated Plan - four main functions: – A planning document for the City of Tampa. – An application for federal funds under HUD’s CDBG, HOME HOPWA and ESG formula grant programs. – A strategy to be followed in carrying out HUD programs. – An action plan that provides a basis for assessing performance.
Action Plan The City’s One Year Action Plan contains project specific and activity based projected use of federal funds for a specific program year. Funds that are encompassed in this plan are from – Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) – American Dream Down payment Initiative (ADDI) – Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) – Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA)
Programs Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program City CDBG funds are used for: – Infrastructure – Historic Preservation – Public Facilities Improvements – Public Service Projects PY2008, $5,235,079 in CDBG funding has been allocated
Programs HOME Investment Partnerships Program. City HOME funds are used for – Down Payment Assistance – Home Owner Rehabilitation – Infill Housing – Multi-Family Housing construction/rehabilitation The PY2008 HOME available funding total is $2,852,324 and has been allocated to various projects
Programs Homeless Services Programs (Including ESG Program) The City works in active partnership with the Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough County to address the issues of homelessness. The Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough County is the lead entity for the Continuum of Care planning and administrative activities. – responsible for implementing the 10-year plan to end homelessness titled Places for People. The City’s ESG program funds $165,134 to Homeless Coalition member organizations to provide direct services to the homeless.
Programs Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) The City’s HOPWA funds are used for supportive housing activities in the HOPWA eligible MSA of Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties. HUD distributes HOPWA funds using a statutory formula that relies on the statistical incidence rates of HIV/AIDS as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Based upon this formula, the City’s PY08 allocation is $3,553,717.