Public Comments Sought and Public Hearing for National Housing Trust Fund

The Washington State’s draft amended 5-Year Consolidated Plan and draft amended 2016 Action Plan, in addition to an NHTF substantial amendment changes summary, will be available here, (or upon request) from August 15 to September 14, 2016, for your review and input. These plans determine the priorities, establish strategic goals, and allocate resources for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds administered by the Washington State Department of Commerce which include Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) programs. These plan amendments incorporate the changes necessary to implement the NNTF program.

Public Hearing
Monday, August 22, 2016, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (PDT)

Department of Commerce (directions)
1011 Plum Street SE, Olympia, WA 98504
Building 5, First Floor, Columbia River Room

Call-in Option:
Dial (360) 407-3780
Access Code: 369727#

Online Option:
Meetings sponsored by Department of Commerce are accessible to persons with disabilities. Contact Alisha Howden at, (360) 725-2972, if you need accommodation.

Public Comment Period: August 15 – September 14, 2016
To request the documents in hard copy or an alternate format, contact Alisha Howden at, (360) 725-2972, or by mail to National Housing Trust Fund Program, PO Box 52525, Olympia, WA 98504-2525.

Submit your comments as follows:
Email your comments to Nathan Peppin at
Mail comments to: National Housing Trust Fund Program, PO Box 42525, Olympia, WA 98504-2525
Testify orally or submit written comments in person at the public hearing. Testify orally by calling in to the public hearing.

All of the comments we receive will become part of the official record.

Public Comment period ends:
Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 5:00 pm, PDT

Additional Information:
For additional information on the NHTF program at the Department of Commerce, contact:
Nathan Peppin
(360) 725-2983


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