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A hybrid public hearing on the FY 2022 CAPER will be held at 6:00 PM Wednesday, January 31st via Zoom and in person at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue in Cranford
Pursuant to the requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Consolidated Plan regulations (24 CFR 91.520), the County of Union, New Jersey is providing notice of the availability of its Fiscal Year 2022 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). This report covers activities funded by HUD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), CDBG-CV, HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), ESC-CV programs during the Fiscal Year 2022 (August 1, 2022 through July 31, 2023).
In August 2022, the County of Union submitted its Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Consolidated Action Plan for affordable housing, homelessness, and its community development and economic development activities designed to address its priority needs; including: the provision of decent housing and support services, the provision of a suitable living environment, and the expansion of economic opportunities. The CAPER covers the actions taken to address the needs outlined in the Consolidated Action Plan, the accomplishments made, and an assessment of the program’s overall performance.
A hybrid public hearing on the FY 2022 CAPER will be held at 6:00 PM Wednesday, January 31st via Zoom and in-person at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue in Cranford to solicit citizen comment and participation. Public hearing information including virtual access can be found at the Union County Bureau of Community Development webpage https://ucnj.org/department-of- economic-development/bureau-of-community-development/ or call Charlene Bathelus Dorgely at 908 527-4023 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Members of the public attending virtually will be able to provide spoken and text comments during the public comment period of the meeting.
A draft copy of the FY 2022 CAPER is available for public review online at https://ucnj.org/department- of-economic-development/bureau-of-community-development/ Hard copies are available upon request. If English is not your first language and you need an interpreter, or you need to have documents translated from English to your native language, please contact our office. Residents wishing to submit comments during the public review and comment period may do so by calling or emailing Charlene Bathelus Dorgely at 908-527-4023 or email@example.com All commentary received will be included in the final report. Commentary period will begin on January 12th and last a minimum of fifteen days, ending at 5 p.m. on January 29, 2024.
Philip Kandl, Director
Division of Community Services
Union County Department of Economic Development