April 26, 2010
Missouri Housing Development Commission

Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC) will hold public hearings at two different locations in May to discuss 14 affordable housing development proposals submitted by developers.  Developers applied for these funds in response to the 2010 Round 2 Notification of Funding Availability issued in December 2009. 

St. Louis area public hearing
Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 7:00 p.m.
Renaissance Airport Hotel
9801 Natural Bridge Rd, St. Louis, Mo
Phone: 314-429-1100
The six proposals to be discussed are located in St. Louis.
Kansas City public hearing
Wednesday, May 5, 2010, 5:00 p.m.
Missouri Housing Development Commission, Lower Level
3435 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo
Phone: 816-759-6600
These cities are represented in the eight proposals to be discussed:  Independence, Kansas City (6) and St. Joseph.
At the public hearing, MHDC staff will describe the development(s) under consideration and accept and record public comments.  Any interested party may attend the hearing to submit verbal or written comments.  Persons with input regarding the proposals may also mail, e-mail (information@mhdc.com) or fax (816.759.8282) MHDC voicing their opinions.  Individuals may also provide input through the office of the mayor or chief elected official of the locality in which the development in located.  Emailed comments must include the full name, address and phone number of the individual making the comments.
Individuals wishing to attend a hearing that require specific aids or services under the Americans with Disabilities Act should notify Diana Greener at 816-759-6600 a minimum of three working days prior to the hearing. 
A detailed list of developments proposed throughout the state is available on the MHDC website, www.mhdc.com.
MHDC is an instrumentality of the state of Missouri, which constitutes a body corporate and politic. It is governed by a board of directors that includes the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, state treasurer and six commissioners appointed by the governor. The commission makes funds available for rental housing developments, preservation of affordable rental housing, home mortgages, home improvement loans, grants to neighborhood housing groups and other housing programs. MHDC functions as a bank, providing financing directly to developers or through a network of private lending institutions.