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Public Notice Housing & Commercial Loan Committee Meeting
(Posted 12/20/2011)

The City of Miami Housing & Commercial Loan Committee (HCLC) will conduct a public meeting at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133 on January 20, 2012, at 9:00 AM, to discuss items related to general business, policies, and to provide the public an opportunity to comment on funding amendments affecting the City’s annual Action Plan for U.S. HUD & other city funded programs.

Public Notice for City's Annual Action Plan
(Posted 12/19/2011)

The adoption of an Ordinance or Resolution, by the City Commission, related to the proposed amendment(s), authorizes the City Manager to draft/amend the appropriate City of Miami Annual Action Plan. Certain item(s) may be available for public comment and review. The review period began on November 8, 2011 and ended on December 7, 2011. The proposed amendment(s) will be presented to the City Commission for approval on Thursday, January 12, 2012. Draft copies will be available at the City of Miami Department of Community Development office located at 444 SW 2nd AVE, 2 Floor, Miami, FL 33130 (CD Address). Interested individuals are encouraged to attend this Public Hearing. The meeting site is accessible to the handicapped. Requests for special accommodations may be directed at 305-416-2080 no later than three (3) business days prior to the public hearing date.


Public Notice for City's Annual Action Plan

(Posted 12/13/2011)

The adoption of an Ordinance or Resolution, by the City Commission, related to the proposed amendment(s), authorizes the City Manager to draft/amend the appropriate City of Miami Annual Action Plan. Certain item(s) may be available for public comment and review for a period of no less than 30 days.  The review and comment period begins on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 and end on Wednesday, January 11, 2012. The proposed amendment(s) will be presented to the City Commission for approval on Thursday, January 12, 15, 2012.  Draft copies will be available at the City of Miami Department of Community Development office located at 444 SW 2nd AVE, 2 Floor, Miami, FL 33130 (CD Address).  Comments to amendment(s) must be submitted in writing to the CD Address, Attn: Natasha T. Bordes, and must be received no later than January 11, 2012. Interested individuals are encouraged to attend this Public Hearing. The meeting site is accessible to the handicapped.  Requests for special accommodations may be directed at 305-416-2080 no later than three (3) business days prior to the public hearing date.

 

Public Notice Housing & Commercial Loan Committee Meeting
(Posted 11/09/2011)

The City of Miami Housing & Commercial Loan Committee (HCLC) will conduct a public meeting at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133 on December 9, 2011, at 9 AM, to discuss items related to general business, policies, and to provide the public an opportunity to comment on funding amendments affecting the City’s annual Action Plan for U.S. HUD & other city funded programs. Click on image for full advertisement.

Public Notice for City's Annual Action Plan
(Posted 11/8/2011)

Federal regulations governing CDBG and other HUD programs require that a participating jurisdiction provide citizens with reasonable notice of and an opportunity to comment on any new allocation and/ or amendment of HUD programs. In addition, the public is advised of the proposed new allocation(s)/ amendment(s) to the funding of the City program(s) as indicated below:

Public Notice for City's Annual Action Plan
(Posted 10/17/2011)

The City of Miami Department of Community Development will hold a public hearing on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at City Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133, to provide the public an opportunity to comment on funding amendments affecting the City’s annual Action Plan for US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) programs.


Public Notice Housing & Commercial Loan Committee Meeting

(Posted 09/28/2011)

The City of Miami Housing & Commercial Loan Committee (HCLC) will conduct a public meeting at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133 on October 28th, 2011, at 9 AM, to discuss items related to Community Development Block Grant ("CDBG"), Neighborhood Stabilization Program (“NSP”), Home Investment Partnerships Program ("HOME") and other City of Miami funded programs.

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Multi Family Developer Applicants for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3(NSP3)
(Posted 09/15/2011)

Click Here for RFP

Addendum 1  to STRMU Section of HOPWA RFP FY 2012-2013
(Posted 09/13/2011)

Click Here for RFP Addendum

Public Notice for Opportunity to Comment on Funding Amendments Affectings the City's Annual Action Plan
(Posted 09/13/2011)

The City of Miami Department of Community Development will hold a public hearing on Thursday, October 13, 2011 at City Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133, to provide the public an opportunity to comment on funding amendments affecting the City’s annual Action Plan for US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) programs.

RFPs for Public Service/Economic Development and HOPWA Activities Issued on August 30, 2011
(Posted 08/30/2011)

The Department of Community Development invites all interested public service agencies, AIDS service providers, non-profit agencies and/or for-profit entities, to attend the Pre-Proposal Workshops to be held this September for assistance with the Request for Proposal (RFP) process for those applicants seeking Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and/or Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 (38th Year).

Click Here for RFPs

Click Here for Advertisement (PDF)

 

Notice of Public Hearing
(Posted 08/16/2011)

The City of Miami Department of Community Development will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at City Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133, to provide the public an opportunity to comment on funding amendments affecting the City’s annual Action Plan for US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) programs.

Public Notice Housing & Commercial Loan Committee Meeting
(Posted 08/09/2011)

The City of Miami Housing & Commercial Loan Committee (HCLC) will conduct a public meeting at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133 on September 9, 2011, at 9 AM, to discuss items related to general business, policies, and to provide the public an opportunity to comment on funding amendments affecting the City’s annual Action Plan for U.S. HUD & other city funded programs. Click on image for full advertisement.

Public Hearings in Relation to Federally Funded Activities
(Posted 07/15/2011)

Public Hearings in relation to federally funded activities (CDBG/HOME/ESG/HOPWA) for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 have been scheduled to take place this July and August at the locations noted below. City of Miami residents are invited to attend and provide public input on the proposed uses of these funds which are received from the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development (U.S. HUD).  

Click here for Public Hearing Schedule (PDF)

 

Public Notice
(Posted 06/29/2011)

Discussion and proposed Resolution authorizing the transfer of CDBG funds in the amount of $250,000 from the City of Miami Department of Community Development District 3 Reserve account to Camara de Comercio Latina de los Estados Unidos, Inc. ("CAMACOL") for economic development activities associated with commercial façade projects in District 3

Click here for Public Notice (PDF)

Applications for the Micro-Enterprise Assistance Program in District 2.
(Posted 05/03/2011)

The City of Miami Department of Community Development will make applications available on Tuesday May 3rd, 2011, 12 noon, for the Micro-Enterprise Assistance Program for qualifying small businesses in District 2 of the City of Miami. For a map of District 2, please visit http://www.miamigov.com/District2/pages/Map.asp. For a full list of requirements and guidelines associated with this, please see the complete application package. For questions concerning the application, please call 305-756-0605, Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Applications for the Micro-Enterprise Assistance Program must be sent via U.S. mail (one copy) to Attn: Micro-Enterprise Program, City of Miami, 444 SW 2nd Ave., Second Floor, Miami, FL 33130, and postmarked by Tuesday May 17th, 2011. No applications will be accepted in person or via fax.  Note that all applications must be postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service. Applications without a U.S.P.S. postmark will not be accepted. 

Guidelines (PDF)
Applications
(PDF)

The City of Miami's Department of Communtiy Development Releases RFP for Construction/Rehabilitation/Permanent  Financing for Multi-Family and Single Family Projects Located in the City of Miami.
(Posted 05/02/2011)

The City of Miami is seeking proposals for construction/permanent financing needs associated with construction/rehabilitation of affordable multi-family rental housing projects or single family housing projects to benefit families making less than 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI), as adjusted for family size.  Properties under the RFP requesting HOME or a combination of HOME and HOPWA funding must be located in the City of Miami. Properties requesting HOPWA funding only must be located in Miami-Dade County. This initiative is funded through the City of Miami’s Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)  programs.  See the RFP and Q and A at this link.

Addendum #1: The workshop for this RFP has been scheduled to take place at Roberto Clemente Park, inside the Dorothy Quintana Community Center, located at 101 NW 34 St. in Wynwood on Monday, May 9, 2011, at 1 p.m.

 

RESULTS for RFP pdf

The City of Miami's Department of Communtiy Development Will Commemorate the 2011 National Community Development (CD) Week.
(Posted 03/08/2011)

The City of Miami’s Department of Community Development will commemorate the 2011 National Community Development (CD) Week from April 25-30th. The City is planning a rally to highlight the successes of the federally funded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program on Monday, April 25th, 10 a.m., at the Manuel Artime Theater in Little Havana. On Thursday, April 28, 2011, a City Proclamation will be issued at the City of Miami Commission meeting commemorating the positive effects of CDBG in the City of Miami for the last 30+ years.

Since 1975, the CDBG program has been providing local government with the resources necessary to meet the needs of persons of low- and moderate- income. These dollars have had a significant impact in our community by providing for economic development, capital improvement, housing, and public services. Miami presently receives $8,950,890 million in CDBG funds annually and these monies are primarily distributed to programs in underprivileged neighborhoods allowing for the following accomplishments:

    • Public Services such as childcare, youth services and elderly programs in 2010:
      • Meals for 1,378 elderly
      • Daily after school care and youth services for 538 children
      • Emergency counseling services for 30 seniors
      • Programs for 20 adults with disabilities
    • Economic Development such as job creation, façade program, code compliance in 2010:
        • 24 jobs were created/retained
        • 183 commercial façade rehabilitations completed
        • 17 small businesses were provided with technical and/or commercial code compliance assistance

Request for Proposal (RFP) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Inspection Services
(Posted 01/31/2011)

The City of Miami Department of Community Development is requesting proposals from qualified and experienced firms for general inspections services including, but not limited to, Housing Quality Standard Inspections in accordance with the requirements of 24 CFR 982.401, Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Handbook 7420.3 and any other type of inspections in accordance, when applicable, to the governing South Florida Building Code (SFBC) and other federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, directives, codes and ordinances.

Proposals can be picked up at: City of Miami Department of Community Development located at 444 SW 2nd Avenue, 2nd Floor, Miami, FL 33130. Applications may also be downloaded by Clicking Here                                                                                                                      

Public Notice Related to the Use of Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3 (NSP3) Funds
(Posted 01/26/2011)

Federal regulations governing the City of Miami 2009-2013 Consolidated Plan require that citizens be provided reasonable notice of and opportunity to comment on any substantial amendment to the plan per 24 CFR 91.105 & 91.115. The City of Miami was awarded $4,558,939 in NSP3 funds, as a result of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and proposes the following NSP3 activities to be undertaken to benefit low-, moderate- and middle income residents. This constitutes a substantial amendment to the 2010-2011 Action Plan:

 

Activity/ Strategy

Estimated Amount

Estimated Units

B.  Purchase and rehabilitate homes and residential properties that have been abandoned or foreclosed upon, in order to sell, rent, or redevelop such homes and properties

$3,143,045

63

E.  Redevelopment of demolished or vacant properties

$960,000

31

F.  Planning and Administration

$455,894

0

Copies of the NSP Substantial Amendment to the 2010-2011 Action Plan are currently available here.

The review and comment period commences on January 26, 2011 and ends on February 9, 2011 at 4:00 PM. Comments must be submitted in writing to: 444 SW 2 Avenue, 2 Floor, Miami, FL 33130 Attn. Ann Kashmer and must be received no later than February 10, 2011.                                      

 

Proposed City of Miami Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2011-2012
(Posted 01/05/2011)

As per the Code of Federal Regulations 24 CFR 91.200, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) requires entitlement cities that receive funds under its grant programs to prepare an Annual Action Plan, which details proposed activities to maximize the benefits of federal funding for low income residents. The City of Miami is required to report annually to HUD on projects funded through the Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”); Home Investment Partnership (“HOME”); Emergency Shelter Grant (“ESG”); and Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (“HOPWA”) programs. 

The City of Miami Department of Community Development has completed a draft of its 2011-2012 Action Plan. The Annual Action Plan is available for public review and comment for a period of no less than 30 days beginning on January 5, 2011, and ending February 3, 2011. The plan will be presented to City Commission for approval at the January 13, 2011 public hearing before City Commission. All public comments deemed appropriate by the city will be added to the plan prior to submission to HUD.

Draft copies of the Plan will be available at the City of Miami Department of Community Development office located at 444 SW 2nd Avenue, 2nd Floor, Miami, FL. 33130 or Click here for Annual Action Plan 2011-2012 Draft. Comments to the plan must be submitted, in writing to: 444 SW 2nd Avenue, 2nd Floor, Miami, FL. 33130; Attn.: Roberto Tazoe, no later than February 3, 2011.


Applications for the Micro-Enterprise Assistance Program in District 5
(Posted 01/04/2011)

Applications for the Micro-Enterprise Assistance Program in District 5 will be available starting Tuesday, January 4, 2011. This program provides up to $10,000 in assistance for eligible business expenses to qualifying for-profit businesses within that District. Some requirements of the program include: the business must have 5 employees or less (including the owner); the business must be located within the City of Miami's District 5 boundaries; and, the business owner must be of low- to moderate- income as established by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) guidelines.  All completed applications must be submitted VIA U.S. MAIL to the address indicated in the application, and postmarked on or before January 18, 2011. This program is based on funding availability. Please see the program guidelines and the application for full details.

Guidelines (PDF)
Applications
(PDF)


 
 
 

 

 


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