DOWNLOAD City of Burlington 2020/2021 HOME/CDBG PROGRAM ELIGIBLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT Request For Proposals
The City of Burlington requests proposals from for-profit and nonprofit entities for HOME program eligible development activities. Proposals will be accepted for HOME eligible activities including the development of new affordable units (rental or homeowner occupied), rehabilitation of existing housing units, conversion of non-residential buildings to housing use or any combination thereof. Available funding includes approximately $1 million from the Federal HOME Program, and/or including CDBG funding for infrastructure, which may be awarded to multiple projects.
There are two funding opportunities contained in this request for proposals.
- Funding has been set aside for Affordable Single Family Development including local nonprofit affordable housing providers.
- HOME funding is available for multi-family rental rehabilitation and/or multi-family new construction in Burlington and Alamance County. This funding can be used in conjunction with a tax credit award, combined with a USDA or Federal Home Loan bank funding.
These figures are estimates only. The total available by type of project may be adjusted depending on eligible applications.
Proposals must be received by City of Burlington staff by 5pm on Thursday, January 7th, 2020. If you have any questions, please reach out.
Download Request for Proposal here
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**CDBG 5-Year Consolidated Plan comment period & public hearing**
Welcome to the Community Development Division of the Planning & Community Development Department. The division is responsible for managing a housing rehabilitation program funded with CDBG & HOME funds. The current housing rehabilitation programs include:
- Owner-Occupied Single-Family Rehabilitation Loans
- Urgent Repair Program (Forgivable Loan)
To receive HOME funding, the City of Burlington participates in a housing consortium of area local governments including the City of Greensboro, Guilford County and Alamance County with Greensboro serving as the lead agency. The formation of this consortium has enabled Alamance County, Burlington, Greensboro and Guilford County to join forces to cohesively and comprehensively improve the affordable housing situation and living conditions of many low- and moderate- income citizens in the metropolitan area. The City of Burlington's share of the HOME Consortium for FY 2020-2021 has not been determined. Alamance County's share of HOME Program funds has not been determined. The City’s Community Development Division administers Alamance County’s HOME Program.
Planning for projects is critical to the use of CDBG and HOME funds. The Department of Housing and Urban Development posts information from plans as they are available. Both the consortium and the city produce regular five-year consolidated plans as well as one-year action plans. The City has hired a consultant firm to oversee the 2020-2024 5-Year Consolidated Plan process. Please check the announcements page for updates on community meetings, as well as the Burlington 2020 Community Survey.
The following past plans are available for your review:
- APPROVED 2015-2019 Burlington 5-year Consolidated Plan
- APPROVED 2010-2015 Burlington 5-year Consolidated Plan
- APPROVED 2010-2015 Greensboro Consortium Consolidated Plan
City of Burlington Housing Rehabilitation Program Brochure
City of Burlington Program de Rehavilitacion y Reparacion para Propietarios De viviendas
PY 2017 Environmental Review Record
Use the following HUD links for more program information:
Other useful housing and community development links:
- North Carolina Housing Finance Agency
- NC Department of Health & Human Services
- NC Department of Commerce