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1 <br /> ORANGE COUNTY <br /> BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS <br /> ACTION AGENDA ITEM ABSTRACT <br /> Meeting Date: March 16, 2021 <br /> Action Agenda <br /> Item No. 5-a <br /> SUBJECT: Public Hearing on 2019 Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER) For <br /> the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program <br /> DEPARTMENT: Housing and Community <br /> Development <br /> ATTACHMENT(S): INFORMATION CONTACT: <br /> Emila Sutton, Director, Housing and <br /> UNDER SEPARATE COVER Community Development, (919) 245- <br /> Consolidated Annual Performance Report 2490 <br /> (CAPER) — Only Available Electronically at: <br /> http://oranpecountync.pov/DocumentCente <br /> r/Vie w/15049/2019-CAPER-DRAFT <br /> PURPOSE: To conduct a public hearing on the Consolidated Annual Performance Report <br /> (CAPER) for the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program. <br /> BACKGROUND: Each year, Orange County reports on activities undertaken with funds from the <br /> U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the HOME Program. This annual <br /> report, called the Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER), documents the progress <br /> towards implementing the priorities and activities identified in the Annual Action Plan. During the <br /> 2019 CAPER period (July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020), the County disbursed approximately <br /> $375,000 in HOME funds and an additional $98,000 in local matching funds (contributed by the <br /> Towns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Hillsborough, as well as the County) for eligible housing <br /> activities. These activities included acquisition of rental properties to be preserved for low-income <br /> renters, provision of down payment assistance for low-income homebuyers, rehabilitation of <br /> affordable rental units, and provision of tenant-based rental assistance. <br /> Orange County must hold a public hearing to obtain public comments and feedback on the <br /> Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER) during the public comment period from March <br /> 16 through March 31 , 2021. The CAPER is available electronically at: <br /> 5049/2019-CAPER-DRAFT <br /> FINANCIAL IMPACT: There are no financial impacts anticipated with this item. <br /> SOCIAL JUSTICE IMPACT: The following Orange County Social Justice Goals are applicable to <br /> this item: <br /> • GOAL: FOSTER A COMMUNITY CULTURE THAT REJECTS OPPRESSION AND <br /> INEQUITY <br /> The fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race or color; <br /> religious or philosophical beliefs; sex, gender or sexual orientation; national origin or ethnic <br /> background; age; military service; disability; and familial, residential or economic status. <br />