Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 7, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Funding Agency for the regional Section 8 Programs administered by:
Berkshire Housing Development Corporation in Pittsfield, MA; Community Teamwork, Inc. in Lowell, MA; HAP Housing in Springfield, MA; Housing Assistance Corporation in Hyannis, MA; Lynn Housing Authority and Neighborhood Development in Lynn, MA; Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership in Boston, MA; RCAP Solutions, Inc. in Worcester, MA; South Middlesex Opportunity Council in Framingham, MA; South Shore Housing Development Corporation in Kingston, MA
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
REGARDING DHCD’S HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM (HCVP) DRAFT MOVING TO WORK (MTW) PROGRAM ANNUAL PLAN FOR FY 2016
May 11th and May 15th, 2015
May 11th AT HAP HOUSING, 322 MAIN STREET, SPRINGFIELD, MA. 01105
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
May 15th AT DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
100 CAMBRIDGE STREET
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 02114
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, conf. A, 2nd fl.
On June 19, 2008, DHCD entered into an Amended and Restated MTW Agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to expand its current 183 unit MTW initiative to include over 18,000 units of its HCVP portfolio over the next several years. In accordance with its MTW Agreement, DHCD will hold a public hearing prior to finalizing its FY 2016 Moving to Work Annual Plan. This plan provides details about DHCD’s proposed MTW activities that will commence beginning July 1, 2015.
DHCD’s draft MTW Annual Plan is available on DHCD’s Website at: www.mass.gov/dhcd/ (link is external). Additionally, this document will be mailed upon request, or an appointment scheduled to view it, by calling DHCD at (617) 573-1206 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
DHCD will accept written comments through Monday, June 5, 2015. Written comments should be addressed to:
Bureau of Rental Assistance
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development
100 Cambridge Street – Suite 300
Boston, MA 02114
Attention: MTW Annual Plan Comments
FAX: (617) 573-1345
If you plan to attend the hearing in Boston on May 15th, please call 617-573-1206 to provide your name, which will be forwarded to the building’s security staff. Please bring photo I.D. Failure to list your name in advance could delay your attendance at the hearing.
If you plan to attend the hearing in Springfield on May 11th, please call 413-233-1670 to confirm your attendance.
If you require an accommodation (materials in Braille/large print, sign language interpreters, etc.), please contact DHCD at 617-573-1206 no later than May 8, 2015.