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SDHDA Hosting Meetings to Identify Housing and Community Development Priorities

Published on January 29, 2019 by South Dakota Housing Development Authority
SDHDA Hosting Meetings to Identify Housing and Community Development Priorities

PIERRE, SD – South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA), in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), will be hosting a public meeting to discuss housing and community development priorities.

The meeting is an opportunity for the public to provide their comments, suggestions and ideas for how state and federal dollars should be utilized for housing and community development. All housing and community development initiatives and policies are then outlined in the program allocation plans, outlining how SDHDA and GOED will administer the financing programs.

The federal programs to be discussed are HUD’s Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership Program, Housing Trust Fund and Emergency Solutions Grants Program.  The IRS program, Housing Tax Credit and South Dakota’s Housing Opportunity Fund will also be discussed, in addition to SDHDA’s Citizen Participation Plan.

Persons interested in learning about the programs or providing comments are encouraged to attend. The meeting will be held on Feb. 14 beginning at 2 p.m. CST and will be online via Skype for Business. Be sure to download the application onto your device in plenty of time prior to joining the meeting.

Join by Phone: 844.773.7615
Conference ID: 52561

Join by desktop or tablet: https://meet.sdhda.org/lorraine/y69wf57z

The public is also welcome to attend the meeting in person as SDHDA’s office located at 3060 E. Elizabeth St. in Pierre, South Dakota.

Interested persons unable to attend the public meeting may submit written comments to SDHDA, attention Lorraine Polak, PO Box 1237, Pierre, SD 57501, by fax (605) 773-5154 or by email to Lorraine@sdhda.org. Comments are due by Feb. 22, 2019, at 5 p.m. CST.

Information on the above programs and copies of the current allocation plans may be obtained without charge by calling (605) 773-3181 or by visiting www.sdhda.org.

About South Dakota Housing Development Authority
South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) was created by the South Dakota legislature in 1973 with a stated mission to provide decent, safe and affordable housing to low- and moderate-income South Dakotans. SDHDA is a self-supporting, nonprofit entity. SDHDA utilizes housing bonds, tax credits and other federal and state resources to fund housing programs that provide mortgage and downpayment assistance, housing construction and rehabilitation, homelessness prevention and rental assistance. SDHDA does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin. For more information, visit www.sdhda.org

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