Community development and housing evaluation report now available

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 03, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The City of Midland has prepared its Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report, or CAPER, for the year that ended Sept. 30, 2015.

At the end of each fiscal year, the CAPER details Midland’s accomplishments toward addressing needs identified in Midland’s five-year Consolidated Plan for Community Development and Housing funds.

The City achieved the following during the past year by using U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds through its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program:

• 3 owner occupied home were reconstructed

• 17 owner occupied homes received minor repairs

• 20 first time homebuyers were assisted with home purchases

• 8 homes built on CDBG acquired land became occupied by low income
households

• 217 seniors received CDBG funded public services

• Washington Park’s picnic pavilion was renovated

• 6 blocks along Cloverdale Road were improved with sidewalks

The CAPER may be found at the following locations:

City Secretary’s Office – 300 N. Loraine (Room 330 at City Hall)

Casa de Amigos – 1101 E. Garden Lane

City Housing Authority – 700 W. Scharbauer Dr.

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center – 2300 Butternut Lane

Midland County Public Library Centennial Branch – 2503 W. Loop 250 N.

Midland County Housing Authority – 1710 Edwards

Midland County Public Library Downtown Branch – 301 W. Missouri Ave.

Midland Senior Center – 3303 W. Illinois Space #1

Southeast Community Senior Center – 1803 E. Indiana Ave.

A summary of the CAPER may be viewed atwww.midlandtexas.gov/DocumentCenter/View/2254.

Citizen commentary is requested in written form by Dec. 14 to the City’s Community Development Office at P.O. Box 1152, Midland, Texas, 79702. The final report will include a citizen comment section and be available at the City Secretary’s Office after the end of the year.

 

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Media Contact: Community Development Administrator ">Isaac Garnett

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