DRAFT FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: The DRAFT five-year update of the Consolidated Plan for Program Years 2018 to 2022 and the Action Plan for the 18-19 Program Year is available for review and comment by the public. You may also request the plan in hard-copy form by contacting Tierra Howard, City of Charlottesville, (434) 970-3093, or Billie Campbell, TJPDC, (434) 422-4822. Comments on the Draft Consolidated Plan will be accepted through April 27, 2018.
The city of Charlottesville is creating a housing strategy to encourage the construction of homes that are affordable to households with incomes ranging from extreme poverty to the middle class. To help inform the strategy, the group sponsored a free summit on the topic as part of this week’s Tom Tom Founders Festival in collaboration with the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission.
The City of Charlottesville and the TJPDC have developed and submitted the Action Plan of the Consolidated Plan for 2017-2018 (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018). The Consolidated Plan and the Action Plan guide the use of federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds in the City of Charlottesville and federal HOME funds [...]
The City and the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) invite public comment on the Draft 2016-2017 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). The CAPER is a required document describing the use of federal funds for housing and community development projects, to be submitted to HUD by September 28, 2017. The draft CAPER [...]
The City of Charlottesville and the TJPDC invite all interested citizens to comment on the 2017-2018 (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018) Draft Action Plan of the Consolidated Plan. The Consolidated Plan and the Action Plan guide the use of federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds in the City of Charlottesville and [...]
Each year, the TJPDC is allocated funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for housing projects carried out through the Charlottesville HOME Consortium. The Consortium was established in 1993 through TJPDC work with all six localities in the region. By coming together our region is entitled to funds that no locality [...]
Each year, the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission and the City of Charlottesville jointly prepare the Annual Action Plan, with assistance from members of the Thomas Jefferson HOME Consortium. The TJPDC serves as the administrator for the HOME Consortium. The City of Charlottesville is the administrator for the CDBG entitlement funds. The Consolidated [...]
Housing is generally the largest component of a household budget. Housing is considered “affordable” if housing costs take up no more than 30% of a household’s income. Households paying more than 30% of their incomes for housing costs are considered cost-burdened, which can lead to instability and increase the risk of homelessness. These households [...]
The Consolidated Plan serves to guide the use of federal funds allocated annually to create affordable housing for low-income households in our region. The plan evaluates housing needs that currently exist, takes stock of the resources available to meet these needs, and sets realistic goals for the future. The plan is updated on [...]
The second edition also includes a series of Fact Sheets providing specific guidance on using the Toolkit in a variety of planning efforts. Fact sheet topics include: Market Analysis Transit Study Comprehensive Plan Needs Assessment Rural Long Range Plan Housing The Transportation and Housing Alliance (THA) is a statewide initiative in Virginia [...]