Details for Block Grant Funds Available

May 16, 2019 PUBLIC NOTICE L21114541 $336,575.83 IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) 2019 CONTINGENCY AND REALLOCATION FUNDS AVAILABLE APPLICATIONS DUE 4:00 PM JUNE 20, 2019 The City of Rapid City is soliciting applications for $336,575.83 in CDBG FY19 Contingency and Reallocation funds which included: FY15/16 Reallocation ($136,023.83); FY17 Reallocation ($75,000); FY18 Reallocation ($75,000); and FY18 Contingency ($50,552) funds. These funds are available for eligible affordable housing, public facilities, or economic development projects within the corporate limits of the City of Rapid City. Projects must primarily benefit people earning up to 80% AMI and address high-priority needs. Priority #1 – Affordable Housing (Funds can be used for acquisition or rehab) 1) Rehabilitation of existing housing; 2) Production of rental housing: efficiencies, 1, or 2 bedroom units preferred 3) Group homes; 4) Transitional homes; 5) Production of owner-occupied housing Priority #2 – Public Facilities and Improvements (Funds can be used for acquisition, rehab and construction costs) 1) Emergency shelter; 2) Transitional housing; 3) Accessibility improvements; 4) Energy efficiency improvements; 5) Safety improvements; 6) Other improvements Priority #3 – Economic Development 1) Micro enterprise loan program 2) Individual Development Account program for down payment and/or closing cost assistance for home purchase Applications are available at https://www.rcgov.org/departments/community-planning-development/cdbg-program-division/cdbgprogram-division-436.html, at the CDBG Program office located at 333 Sixth Street, Rapid City, SD 57701 or by emailing lucy. ladeaux@rcgov.org. Completed applications must be delivered via U.S. Postal Service or private mailing service to 300 6th Street, Rapid City, SD 57701 or hand delivered to 333 6th Street, Rapid City, SD 57701 by 4:00 p.m. Mountain Time on June 20, 2019. Applications via facsimile or e-mail will NOT be accepted. Email or call Michelle Schuelke, CDBG Program Division Manager, at (605) 394-4181 or michelle.schuelke@rcgov.org with questions. Awardees must meet all applicable HUD requirements, including, but not limited to, Environmental Review, Fair Housing Act, Davis-Bacon, Section 3, and Conflict of Interest. The City of Rapid City fully subscribes to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodations for physical disability, hearing (including TDD/TTY Dial 711), or foreign language, please contact our office so that appropriate auxiliary aids, translated documents or services are available by calling 394-4136. Persons with limited English proficiency or vision impairments may request free oral interpretation of written materials or written translation of vital documents by calling (605) 394-4181. Published once at the approximate cost of $221.08

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