NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ON ADOPTION OF
PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCY PLAN
AND ADMISSION PREFERENCE FOR
THE SECTION 8 PROGRAM
The Metropolitan Council’s Community Development Committee will conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on the proposed 2009 Public Housing Agency (PHA) Plan.
The PHA Plan is a comprehensive guide to public housing agency policies, programs, operations and strategies for meeting local housing needs and goals. It is submitted within specific timeframes and according to the format required by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
The public hearing will be held:
• 4 p.m., Monday, August 18, 2008, CDC Meeting
• Metropolitan Council
• Conference Room LLA
• 390 Robert St.
• St. Paul, MN 55101
The Metro HRA is submitting an application to HUD for the Voluntary Conversion of it’s 150 Public Housing (Family Affordable Housing Program-FAHP) units to Project Based Section 8. If this application is approved, the Metro will adopt a local preference for Minneapolis families on the Section 8 waiting list for 70% of the FAHP units, due to commitments in the Hollman Consent Decree.
The Housing Agency Plan is available for public review at the HRA administrative offices located at 390 Robert St., in St. Paul, and on the Metropolitan Council’s website at www.metrocouncil.org. All interested persons are encouraged to attend the hearing and offer comments. People may register in advance to speak by calling Sue Putz at 651-602-1584 or TTY at 651-291-0904. Upon request, the Council will provide a reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities. In addition to speaking at the hearing, comments may be made in the following ways:
• Send comments to: Sue Putz, Metro HRA, 390
Robert St., St. Paul, MN 55101
• Fax comments to: Sue Putz at 651-602-1313
• Send comments electronically to:
• Record comments on the Council’s Public
Comment Line: 651-602-1500
• TTY: 651-291-0904
• Comments must be received by 4:00 p.m.,
Monday, August 18, 2008.