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The Housing Division serves as the liaison to the Plymouth Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA). The HRA is an independent governmental entity created by the City Council. Money from the federal Community Development Block Grant program funds the city’s first time homebuyer loans, owner occupied rehabilitation loans and emergency home repair grants for seniors. These grants also provide funding for a number of social services partners as described in the current Hennepin County Consortium CDBG Action Plan. Additionally, the Housing Division administers the federal Section 8 rent assistance program and owns and operates two senior housing facilities.

The Housing Division works with residents, building owners and developers to assist in providing a broad range of housing options in the city. The division promotes and contributes to the economic health of the community through the creation and maintenance of affordable, life-cycle housing and active participation in the city’s development and redevelopment processes.

2016 Community Development Block Grant Action Plan

On Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Plymouth City Hall, 3400 Plymouth Blvd. North, Plymouth, Minnesota, the Plymouth Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) will hold a public hearing to receive comments from the public as to the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding the City anticipates receiving from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Program Year beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017. The HRA Commissioners will consider comments made at this meeting when formulating their recommendations for the Plymouth City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Funded activities will be available citywide. Please contact Spencer Agnew at 763-509-5413 or sagnew@plymouthmn.gov for more detailed information. A copy of the draft 2016 CDBG Action Plan may be viewed here: Draft 2016 CDBG Action Plan.

Contact
Housing Division
Plymouth City Hall | 3400 Plymouth Blvd. | Plymouth, MN 55447-1482
P 763-509-5410 | F 763-509-5407 | housing@plymouthmn.gov