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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Orange County HOME Consortium seeking public input on community development and housing needs

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The Orange County HOME Consortium is hosting public input sessions to gather citizen input, comments and views on community development and housing needs in Orange County.  Public participation will play an important role in the development of the 2021-2025 Consolidated Plan, which identifies the priorities for the use of federal HOME funds to expand affordable housing for low-income residents.

The Consortium has scheduled three public meetings (schedule below) and two webinars. The first webinar will be held Friday, Feb. 14, from 1-2 p.m. To join the webinar, please visit https://zoom.us/j/582269451. You can also participate via phone by calling (646) 558-8656. The webinar ID No. is 582 269 451.

The second webinar will be held Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 1-2 p.m. Link: https://zoom.us/j/692893469. To participate via telephone, dial (646) 558-8656. The webinar ID is: 692 893 469.

Recordings of the webinars will be available on the County website when they become available.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Erika Brandt, Community Development Manager, Orange County Department of Housing and Community Development at ebrandt@orangecountync.gov or 919-245-4331. Up-to-date information on the HOME Consolidated Planning process is available at http://orangecountync.gov/2337/HOME-Consolidated-Plan.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication at this public meeting should contact the office of Annette Moore, ADA Coordinator at (919) 245-2487 or human_relations@orangecountync.gov as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the meeting.

Meeting LocationDate & Time
Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W. Main Street, CarrboroWednesday, Feb. 19, 7-8:30 p.m.
Town of Hillsborough Substation, 501 Rainey Ave., HillsboroughSunday, Feb. 23, 2-3:30 p.m.
Hargraves Community Center, 216 N. Roberson St., Chapel HillWednesday, Feb. 26, 6:30-8 p.m.