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Action Plan 2023
The City is entering the Public Comment Period for the Action Plan 2023. The draft document for funding provided by the U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development to the City of Las Cruces. This is for the period of July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024. The draft Action Plan will be available for public review for 30 days from Thursday, March 9, through Thursday, April 13, 2023. Three public hearings will be held in March, 2023. For more details, please our ACTION PLAN PUBLIC NOTICE below.
- DRAFT Action Plan 2023 Public Review Copy
- Questions, comments or concerns? Email us: [email protected]
2023 Annual Action Plan Public Comment Period
The City of Las Cruces Housing and Neighborhood Services Section has prepared the 2023 Annual Action Plan. This is part of the Program Year (PY) 2021-2025 Consolidated Plan and Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice for the use of its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD). The activities proposed in the 2023 Annual Action Plan are for the period of July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024. The 2023 Annual Action Plan is proposed for review, consideration, and adoption by the Las Cruces City Council at their regular meeting on May 1, 2023, and is required to be submitted to HUD before May 15, 2023.
BENEFIT / LOCATION
|Anticipated funding amount from HUD*||$1,076,372||$581,581|
|Program Income Estimate||$35,000||$55,000|
|Total Funding Available||$1,111,372||$636,581|
|Mesilla Valley Habitat for Humanity (MVHFH)||$200,000||Land Acquisition and Single Family New Const scattered sites tentative in the Los Enamorados, Rincon Mesa, Tierra Grande, Cox’s First Subdivision, and other nearby subdivisions|
|Casa De Peregrinos Solar Panel Project||$200,000||Public Facility Improvement-renovations 18,000 people. 991/999 W. Amador Ave.|
|La Pinon||$35,000||Public Facility Rehabilitation. Flooring upgrades at 850 N. Motel Blvd.|
|Home Rehabilitation (includes Mobile Home ADA Ramps)||$431,000||City wide; sites to be determined. Estimated benefit 25 people|
|Thomas Development||$100,000||$200,000||Site Improvement and accessibility and construction costs for senior 55+ apartment community for low to moderate income seniors with incomes ranging from 30% to 60% AMI. El Paseo Corridor/El Paseo and Farney.|
|CHDO OP||$14,000||Mesilla Valley Habitat for Humanity Operating assistance. 720 Santa Fe St.|
|Mesilla Valley Community of Hope||$158,923||Tenant Based Rental Assistance for approx. 10 homeless households at scattered sites City wide|
CDBG PUBLIC SERVICES GRANTS TO NON-PROFITS
$170,000 NOT TO EXCEED 15%
|Mesilla Valley Community of Hope||$30,000||03T Homeless Programs||999 West Amador Community of Hope Campus; Est. 530 people to benefit|
|Jardin De Los Niños||$30,000||05T Child Care Services||999 West Amador Community of Hope Campus; Est. 220 children to benefit|
|Casa de Peregrinos||$30,000||05W Food Banks||999 West Amador Community of Hope Campus Est. 18,000 people to benefit|
|MVCASA||$30,000||05N Abused & Neglected Children||2640 El Paseo Est. 200 children will be assisted City wide (Third District Court Jurisdiction)|
|La Casa, Inc.||$30,000||05G Battered & Abused Victims of Domestic Violence||800 S. Walnut Est. 50 victims of DV will be assisted|
|Catholic Charities||$20,000||05Q Subsistence Payments||125 West Mountain Avenue, 60 people to benefit|
The draft 2023 Annual Action Plan will be available for public review starting Thursday, March 9, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Monday through Friday at the Las Cruces City Hall, City Economic Development Department, 700 N. Main, Suite 1100 or City Clerk’s Office, Suite 1200, and at the Branigan Public Library at 200 E Picacho. Library hours are 9 AM - 8 PM Monday through Thursday, 10 AM - 6 PM Friday and Saturday, and 1 PM - 5 PM on Sunday. The Draft Plan will also be on the City’s website at www.lascruces.gov/2222/Discover-Housing-and-Community-Resources (This page is ADA compliant for the visually impaired).
The 2023 Action Plan can be translated, upon request, for Limited English Proficient (LEP) persons for review during the public comment period. The 2023 Action Plan can also be provided in alternate formats for the disabled (i.e., Braille, large print, audio tape) upon request.
Three public hearings to receive comments on the 2023 Action Plan will be held on the following dates and times:
• Wednesday, March 29, 2023, | 5:30 pm Munson Senior Center, 975 S. Mesquite St.
• Thursday, March 30, 2023, | 2:30 pm City Hall, 700 N. Main St.
• Thursday, March 30, 2023, | 5:30 pm Sage Café, 6121 Reynolds Dr.
A Spanish interpreter will be available at all meetings and, upon request, interpreters for other languages can also be made available during the hearings. Please make any language and format accommodation requests at least 72 hours in advance of the scheduled hearings to the person of contact listed at the bottom of this announcement. If you need an accommodation for a disability, to enable you to fully participate in this event, please contact us 72 hours before the event at 575-528-3022 or TTY at 575-528-3157.
The City of Las Cruces does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, familial status, spousal affiliation, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. If any resident is unable to attend the public hearings, they may submit written comments concerning the 2023 Annual Action Plan to the City of Las Cruces during the 30-day public comment period between March 9 and April 13, 2023.
Public comments must be submitted by Thursday, April 13, 2023, at 5 p.m. Written comments may be submitted via any of the following methods:
BY MAIL: City Manager’s Office Housing & Neighborhood Services ATTN: 2023 Action Plan P.O. Box 20000 Las Cruces, NM 88004 BY
E-MAIL: [email protected]
BY PHONE: 575-528-3022 (voice) or 575-528-3157 (TTY)
Housing & Neighborhood Services
This section addresses community needs related to affordable housing, public services funding, and public infrastructure improvements intended to improve the lives of low and moderate-income residents and neighborhoods of the community. All Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funded programs comply with the City’s Consolidated Plan.
The Home Rehabilitation program assists low to moderate-income homeowners to bring their homes up to current codes and standards. The Mobile Home Ramp program assists disabled, low-income occupants to get a wheelchair ramp for their mobile home.
Fair Housing, it’s not an option, it’s the law!Landlord/Tenant Relations explains the rights and responsibilities for both renters and landlords under the New Mexico Uniform Owner-Residents Relations Act.
Affordable Housing is a program that helps implement affordable rental and homeownership projects.
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds a variety of public service and infrastructure programs.
City Health Care Grants provide funding to various non-profit organizations that provide health care services to low and moderate-income individuals.
Housing for the Homeless programs funds various programs such as the Shelter Plus Care (housing for disabled homeless persons), Tenant-Based Rental Assistance, and Transitional Housing programs.
Environmental Review Documents
Horse n Hound Environmental Assessment
Home Rehab Broad Review Backup Docs