City of Reading Needs Hearing Public Notice and Zoom Meeting Information

The City of Reading invites citizens, public agencies and other interested parties to participate in the development of the City’s Annual Action Plan covering Federal Fiscal Year 2022 by attending a virtual public hearing on May 4, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Due to the COVID-19 Declaration of Emergency, the public is prohibited from attending this hearing. This hearing will be conducted through a virtual meeting application and streamed at https://readingpa.viebit.com/

The Zoom meeting participation information will be posted on the City’s website https://www.readingpa.gov/

The purpose of the hearing is to obtain the views and comments of individuals and organizations regarding the overall housing and community development needs of the City and a review of the past program performance. The information will be used in preparation of the 2022 Action Plan.

For Federal Fiscal Year 2021, the City expects to receive $2,535,000 from the CDBG Program, $985,000 from the HOME Program, $215,000 from the ESG Program. The City is also eligible to participate in the Section 108 Program. Section 108 is the loan guarantee provision of the CDBG Program whereby the City can borrow up to five times their latest CDBG Program grant for eligible activities.

All citizens, public agencies, and other interested parties may participate in the virtual hearing and/or submit their views and comments in writing to: The City of Reading, Community Development Department, City Hall, 815 Washington St Rm 3-12 Reading PA 19601. Persons requiring assistance due to hearing, speech, or vision impairments should notify the City of Reading Community Development Department at 610-655-6211 or 610-655-6442 (TDD).

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