Public Hearing: State CDBG Grant for Gafney Home Affordable Senior Housing Project on 2/20

The City of Rochester City Council will hold a public hearing on February 20, 2024, at 6:00 pm in the Rochester City Hall, Council Chambers at 31 Wakefield St in Rochester New Hampshire, (inclement weather date March 5th, 2024, at 6:00 pm) to hear public comment on a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) housing project for the Gafney Home.

Up to $500,000 annually is available on a competitive basis for housing/public facilities, economic development, microenterprise, and emergency activities that directly benefit low- and moderate-income persons. Up to $12,000 is available for feasibility study grants. The project update to be heard includes:

  1. Project progress/status of completion and expected timeframe to completion.
  2. Results to date and projected totals, such as number of beneficiaries assisted, housing units completed, portion of project in service, or persons served.
  3. Funds expended, balance of funds available, and budget expectations to completion.

Members from Strafford Regional Planning and Community Action Partnership will be in attendance at the February 20th date to answer any questions or concerns from the public.