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Hearings and Public Comment

Hearings and Public Comment

We invite you to comment on our plans for housing and community development activities and on our accomplishments during the past year.

Still have questions? Contact:
Neighborhood Development
26 Court Street
8th, 9th, and 11th Floors
Boston, MA 02108-2501
United States


Housing and Community Development Planning Calendar

Federal Program Year 2017 / City 2018 (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018)

Date / Time / Place


April 2017 (Tentative)

HUD issues PY 17 allocations for CDBG, HOME, ESG and HOPWA

January 9: Hearing
February 8:  RFP Issued
March 1: Bidder’s Conference
March 24:  Proposals Due


Office Workforce Development (OWD) Public Services /CDBG funding
Purpose: To provide services for low-income individuals and families with a goal of moving them out of poverty towards economic security.
Policy principles
Questions, contact: Todd Lee at 

Hearing DND
Wednesday, March 22
6 - 8 p.m., 26 Court Street, Winter Chambers
Snow Date: March 23

Receive residents input on housing and community development needs and priorities.  Share federal budget updates.
April 12
City Budget
FY2018 Budget issued
April 13
Draft Plan Posted
Required 30-day comment period starts
To be scheduled Boston City Council Hearing on planned use of HUD funds for FY18

Hearing DND
Wednesday, May 3
6 - 8 p.m., 26 Court Street, Winter Chambers

Opportunity for residents to comment on Draft Action Plan
May 13 End of 30-Day Comment Period
May 15 Submit Action Plan to HUD


Public comment

No comments are requested at this time.