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Notice of Public Hearing and Notice of Proposed Substantial Change

April 28, 2020

2016-2020 Consolidated Plan
2019 Annual Action Plan

The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Lancaster will hold a public hearing through video conferencing on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM to provide the general public with an opportunity to review and comment on a substantial change to the County’s 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan and Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Action Plan

The Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority, on behalf of the County of Lancaster, is providing this notice of a proposed substantial change to the 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan and Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Action Plan to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). On April 2, 2020, Lancaster County was notified by HUD that additional Community Development Block Grant and Emergency Solutions Grant funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136 would be made available to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

In accordance with the federal regulations governing the use of CDBG and ESG funds and the County’s Substantial Change Policy, the Lancaster County’s 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan and Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Action Plan will be amended to include $1,724,064 in Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funding and $854,500 in Emergency Solutions Grant Coronavirus (ESG-CV) funding.  In response to COVID-19, the amended plans provide for the use of CDBG-CV and ESG-CV funds for emergency rental assistance and public services, public facilities, homeless prevention and rapid rehousing, homeless shelters, and economic development.

The public is invited to comment on the above changes during the public hearing or by emailing comments by Tuesday May 5, 2020 to [email protected].    All comments related to the substantial change will be considered by the Lancaster County Commissioners at their scheduled meeting on May 6, 2020. A copy of the amended Plans will be available online at  

Topic: Public Hearing – Substantial Change 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan and 2019 Annual Action Plan
Time: May 5, 2020 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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