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Public Comment - State of Maine Recovery Housing Plan

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

STATE OF MAINE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT AND DRAFT AVAILABILITY
RECOVERY HOUSING PLAN

The Maine State Housing Authority is drafting a Recovery Housing Plan (RHP) and encourages citizens to comment. 

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires the State of Maine to publish a Recovery Housing Plan. The Plan outlines the use of the HUD Recovery Housing funds in the state. This program was allocated $951,000 of FY 2020 funding.  The RHP is authorized under Section 8071 of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act and is a pilot program.

The draft Recovery Housing Plan is available on the Internet at www.mainehousing.org/policy-research/federal-funds .

MaineHousing will hold a public hearing to gather comments on the draft Recovery Housing Plan on August 3, 2021 at 2:15 pm (or immediately following the conclusion of the public hearing on the 2021 Annual Action Plan Substantial Amendment) at Maine State Housing Authority, 26 Edison Drive, Augusta, Maine.  ousingHousingTo listen or testify virtually, please contact Paula Weber no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 29, 2021, at MaineHousing, 26 Edison Drive, Augusta, Maine 04330; (207) 626-4600 (voice); 1-800-452-4668 (voice in-state only); 711 (Maine Relay); or via e-mail: pweber@mainehousing.org

Oral comments may be presented at the hearing.  Written comments may be submitted via email to pweber@mainehousing.org or by mail to the attention of Paula Weber, Compliance Officer, MaineHousing, 26 Edison Drive, Augusta, Maine, 04330 no later than 5:00 pm Tuesday, August 10, 2021.

                                  

Meeting rooms are accessible to persons with physical disabilities. Upon sufficient notice, appropriate communication auxiliary aids and services will be provided. To make your preferences known, please contact Lauren Bustard, MaineHousing’s Equal Access Coordinator at MaineHousing, 26 Edison Drive, Augusta, ME 04330-6046; Tel: 207-626-4600 or 1-800-452-4668 (voice); Maine Relay 711.

 

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