City gives notice of public hearing for Permanent Local Housing Allocation application

The city of Susanville holds a public hearing at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.19 or as soon thereafter as the business of the council will allow,at City Hall, 66 North Lassen Street, Susanville, California.

The City Council will consider a Five-Year Plan and Application for the Permanent Local Housing Allocation program at its Oct.19 meeting.

The PLHA program was established by the state of California through the Building Homes and Jobs Act of 2017.

PLHA is a broad, ongoing affordable housing program funded by fees collected from real estate transaction recordings statewide. The program is administered by the state in 5-year cycles.

The city of Susanville is eligible to receive an annual allocation of formula PLHA funds, subject to the submission and approval of a Five-Year Plan and Application. The city’s estimated total allocation for the first five-year cycle is $559,147. This total allocation includes Year 1 funds of $93,191, and Year 2 funds of $141,632.

If you require special accommodations to participate in the public hearing, call Jolene Arredondo at (530) 252-5106, email or go to 66 N. Lassen St. Susanville to arrange for those accommodations to be made.

If you are unable to attend the public hearing, you may direct your written comments to the Assistant to the City Administrator at 66 N. Lassen St., Susanville or you may telephone Jolene Arredondo at (530) 252-5114. In addition, information about the CDBG Program is available for review at the above address between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The city of Susanville promotes fair housing and makes all programs available to low and moderate-income families regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual preference, marital status or handicap.