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Housing Preservation Grant

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission will be applying for FFY18 Funding through USDA Rural Housing Service for the Housing Preservation Grant. If awarded, the grant will provide funding for emergency repairs, rehabilitation, and home safety modifications for very low income rural homeowners in Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson counties. TJPDC’s application is [...]

2018-07-10T10:06:12+00:00July 10th, 2018|

Daily Progress: As large developments loom, Fifeville tries to envision its own future

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.

2018-05-28T22:46:37+00:00May 28th, 2018|

5-Year Consolidated Plan Update

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.

2018-04-17T15:02:54+00:00April 17th, 2018|

Charlottesville Tomorrow: Out-of-town panelists describe affordable-housing tools

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.

2018-04-13T12:22:37+00:00April 13th, 2018|

HOME and CDBG Action Plan for 17-18 Submitted to HUD

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 [...]

2017-08-28T15:36:35+00:00August 28th, 2017|

Public Comment Sought on Home/CDBG Performance Report

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 [...]

2017-08-28T15:26:35+00:00August 28th, 2017|

Public Comment Sought on HOME and CDBG Action Plan March 22 through April 21

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 [...]

2017-03-21T20:23:45+00:00March 21st, 2017|

HOME Action Plan for 2016-17 Available for Comment

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 [...]

2016-12-20T22:15:48+00:00March 22nd, 2016|

HOME Action Plan

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 [...]

2016-12-20T22:15:48+00:00March 15th, 2016|

Homesharing & ADU Resource Guide

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 [...]

2016-12-20T22:15:51+00:00September 30th, 2015|