2006 CDBG Accomplishments
Housing Program Accomplishments:
- Village Place Acquisition— Funds provided to Longmont Housing Authority to purchase this 72 unit senior housing complex to increase low-income housing supply for elderly.
- CPWD Rental Deposit Program— Provided 22 rental deposits to low-income disabled individuals to secure stable housing.
- Individual Development Account Program—Through the Foothills United Way, 1 household completed home purchase and 6 households opened accounts to purchase homes, or save for education.
- Housing Counseling Program— Provided Homeownership Training to 138 Longmont residents; 48 One-on-One Pre-Purchase counseling sessions; 52 One-on-One mortgage Delinquency/Foreclosure Prevention counseling sessions; 10 Reverse Mortgage counseling sessions; 6 One-on-One Credit/Budget Management sessions; and 7 One-on-One Loan Refinance/Subordination counseling sessions.
- Down Payment Assistance Program—Provided 16 Low-interest loans to low/moderate income first-time home buyers. Twelve purchased Community Housing Program homes.
- Casa Libertad—Construction on 18 unit apartment complex for lower-income persons with disabilities.
- Blue Vista— Construction started on 3 duplexes and a model home in this unique home-ownership project.
Rehab Program Accomplishments:
- Residential Rehab— Nine different low—moderate-income households were rehabbed. Projects included bathroom improvements, energy efficiency upgrades, and roof replacement.
- Architectural Barrier Removal— Provided assistance to 2 low-income households. Improvements included installation of a wheel chair lift, and accessibility modifications to bathrooms.
- Emergency Repair Assistance— Replaced water heaters, furnaces, repaired substandard plumbing , and corrected electrical safety hazards for 13 different low-income Longmont households.
- Senior Paint-A-Thon Program—Provided materials to paint 3 homes. Funds were also used to check and clear the homes for lead-based paint.
- Terry Street Apartments Rehab Project— Funds were used to renovate the exterior/main entry stairs which corrected serious safety hazards.
- Wedgewood Apartments Rehab Project— Replaced exterior stairs and decks to two upstairs units which had deteriorated and were no longer safe. Also installed new furnaces to four units.
Neighborhood Revitalization and Community Improvement Projects
- Historic Eastside Neighborhood Cleanup Project— Two neighborhood clean-up campaigns were completed.
- Bohn Farm Neighborhood Gazebo /Landscaping Project– Neighborhood coordinated construction and landscaping of a mini-park and a community gazebo that will also provide shelter for children waiting for school bus.
- Grand Meadow Mobile Home Park/Safety Light Installation project— Project was completed this year with the installation of 7 additional motion sensor lights to provide safety to mainly elderly-occupied mobile home complex.
- Latino Small Business Center—Thirty-nine potential entrepreneurs attended classes and/or training on Basic Business, ESL courses for business professionals, outreach classes at St. John’s and Casa de la Esperanza, and participation in Multicultural Business Fair. One micro loan made to janitorial start-up business. Eighty-three percent of participants are below 80% AMI.
- OUR Center Kitchen Upgrade—Final improvements were made to the Hospitality Center kitchen to enhance their ability to provide meals to homeless and extremely low-income residents.
2006 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (Adobe Acrobat 177 kb)
Hud Reports (Adobe Acrobat 2.8 mb)
Charts (Adobe Acrobat 15 kb)
Maps (Adobe Acrobat 437 kb)
2006 Housing Impediment Action Plan (734 kb)
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