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Committee on Housing and Community Development

Housing grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. These funds will be used to support programs that provide services and housing to the unsheltered homeless, and to support programs that provide services and housing to persons experiencing homelessness.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Dockets #0926 and #1018

    Docket #0926 - Message and order authorizing the City of Boston acting through it’s Mayor’s Office of Housing to apply for, accept and expend Sixteen Million Five Hundred Twenty-Seven Thousand Eight Hundred Thirty-One Dollars ($16,527,831.00) provided under Section 231 of the Federal Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations Act for the Continuum of Care program from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. These funds will be used to support programs that provide services and housing to the unsheltered homeless.

    Docket #1018 - Message and order authorizing the City of Boston, acting through its Mayor’s Office of Housing, to apply for, and to accept and expend, the Federal Fiscal Year 2022 Continuum of Care grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in an amount not to exceed Forty Five Million Dollars ($45,000,000.00). These funds will be used to support programs that provide services and housing to persons experiencing homelessness.

    These matters are sponsored by the Mayor and were referred to the Committee on Housing and Community Development (Docket #0926) on August 10, 2022 and (Docket #1018) on August 31, 2022.

    NOTICE: The Boston City Council may have a quorum in attendance due to standing committees of the City Council consisting of both voting and non-voting members. However, members attending this duly posted meeting are participating and deliberating only in conjunction with the business of the standing committee.

    Public Testimony

    Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify. If you have not testified at a Council hearing before, please arrive five (5) minutes before the call of the hearing to sign up and become familiar with the hearing format, testimony locations and sound system. Please bring fifteen (15) copies of any written documentation you wish to present at the hearing.

    Committee Liaison: Juan Lopez - juan.lopez@boston.gov - Committee - ccc.housing@boston.gov

    Mail Address: Boston City Council, One City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA  02201

    Fax Number: 617-635-4203 – Attn: Dockets #0926, #1018.

    The public may also watch this hearing via live stream at boston.gov/city-council-tv. Members of the public wishing to testify virtually via videoconference should email the staff contact for a link and instructions to do so. Written comments may be sent to the Committee or staff email (below) and will be made a part of the record and available to all councilors.

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