Ryan White Program Services
Oregon's HIV Care and Treatment Program provides high quality, cost effective services that promote access to and ongoing success in HIV treatment for people with HIV/AIDS.
Through successful case management, access to important supportive services and assistance through Oregon's AIDS Drug Assistance Program, CAREAssist, people living with HIV/AIDS are empowered to effectively manage their HIV disease and improve their overall health and quality of life.
Notice Of Public Comment Period
The State of Oregon, through its agencies: Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS), Oregon Health Authority (OHA), and Oregon Business Development Department, Infrastructure Finance Authority (IFA), is seeking public comment on the State of Oregon 2016-2020 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice, the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Proposed 2016 Method of Distribution, the Amended 2011-2015 Citizen Participation Plan and the 2016-2020 Citizen Participation Plan. The three agencies are jointly submitting these documents to HUD for a variety of housing and community development activities. These plans relate to funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons with HIV/AIDs (HOPWA) and the Emergency Shelter Grant Program (ESG). The State of Oregon’s 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan and 2016 Annual Action Plan comment period and public hearing will occur during the first quarter of 2016.
The 2016-2020 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI) is a HUD required assessment of barriers to fair housing choice. The State of Oregon is required to conduct an AI every five years as a condition of receiving federal block grant funds for housing and community development. The AI can be viewed at: http://www.oregon.gov/ohcs/pages/equal-access-to-housing-in-oregon.aspx.
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Proposed 2016 Method of Distribution covers HUD funding for the CDBG Program. IFA will be submitting the 2016 Proposed CDBG Method of Distribution to HUD for a variety of community development activities. A description of the activities to be offered during 2016 are contained within the Proposed 2016 CDBG Method of Distribution and will be consistent with the activities, outcome and performance information found in the 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan. The CDBG Proposed 2016 Method of Distribution can be viewed at: http://www.orinfrastructure.org.
The 2011-2015 Citizen Participation Plan Substantial Amendment and 2016-2020 Citizen Participation Plan are required by federal regulations and outlines the process by which notices regarding programmatic information will be made available for the public to review and comment. The 2011-2015 Citizen Participation Plan Substantial Amendment can be viewed at: http://www.orinfrastructure.org. The 2016-2020 Citizen Participation Plan can be viewed at: http://www.orinfrastructure.org.
Public Comment Period:
The 30-day public comment period for the AI, CDBG Proposed 2016 Method of Distribution, the Amended 2011-2015 Citizen Participation Plan and the 2016-2020 Citizen Participation Plan is from 8:00 a.m. October 9, 2015 through 5:00 p.m. November 9, 2015. A public hearing will be held from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. on November 9, 2015 at the State Lands Building, Mill Creek Room, 775 Summer Street NE, Salem, Oregon. The proposed information can be viewed at:
http://www.orinfrastructure.org or http://www.oregon.gov/ohcs/pages/equal-access-to-housing-in-oregon.aspx
Public Comments should be directed to Loren Shultz, Regional Coordinator, 775 Summer Street NE, Ste. 200, Salem, Oregon 97301 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Persons needing copies in other languages should contact the person listed above at their earliest convenience. Questions, concerns, complaints, or requests for information in alternative formats from individuals with disabilities must be submitted at least ten days before the end of the comment period. Deaf and hearing-impaired individuals may use a TTY by calling 503-986-2100.
The State of Oregon’s programs are administered in a nondiscriminatory manner, consistent with Equal Opportunity Employment Opportunities, Affirmative Action and Fair Housing requirements.
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