SDHDA Hosting Public Comment Meeting on Housing and Community Development Plans
South Dakota Housing Development Authority, in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, will be hosting a public comment meeting to solicit comments on the drafts of the 2017 Annual Performance Report, the 2018-2022 Five Year Consolidated Plan, the 2018-2019 HOME Program Allocation Plan, the 2018-2019 Housing Tax Credit Qualified Allocation Plan, the 2018-2019 Housing Opportunity Fund Allocation Plan, the 2018-2019 Emergency Solutions Grants Program Administrative Plan and the 2018-2019 Housing Trust Fund Allocation Plan.
The public meeting is an opportunity for the public to provide their comments, suggestions and ideas of the draft plans. Final plans will be available by May 2018.
The public meeting on March 27, 2018, will be held at several locations throughout the state through the Dakota Digital Network (DDN). The meeting will begin at 2:00 pm CDT (1:00 pm MDT). DDN sites that are available for this meeting are:
Aberdeen – Northern State University Library Room 117
Brookings – South Dakota State University Pugsley Center SPC Room 203
Eagle Butte – Eagle Butte High School
Mitchell – Mitchell Technical Institute TC Room 155
Pierre – Capitol Building Room A
Pine Ridge – Department of Human Services Building
Rapid City – South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Public Room
Spearfish – Black Hills State University Library Room 011
Sioux Falls – University Center Room FADM 145
Watertown – Department of Transportation Building
Yankton – Department of Transportation Building
Persons interested in making comments may do so by appearing at one of the public meeting sites on March 27, 2018, or by sending written comments to SDHDA, attention Lorraine Polak, PO Box 1237, Pierre, SD 57501, by fax (605) 773-5154 or emailing to Lorraine@sdhda.org. All comments are due by 5 p.m. CDT, April 12, 2018.
Copies of the draft plans may be obtained without charge from SDHDA at PO Box 1237, Pierre, SD 57501-1237, by calling (605) 773-3181 or by visiting SDHDA’s website at 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