COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Municipal Business Center
601 S. Main Street Anderson,
SC 29624 (864) 231-2223
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PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF ANDERSON 2024 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD & PUBLIC HEARING

2024 Annual Action Plan Draft - PDF

NOTICE is given that a draft of the Program Year (PY) 2024 Annual Action Plan (AAP) for the City of Anderson will be available for a thirty (30) day public comment period to review and make comments.  Notice is also given that a Public Hearing will be held to review and discuss the draft AAP. PY 2024 begins July 1, 2024 and ends June 30, 2025.

The PY 2024 AAP outlines proposed projects and activities by the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program to address the identified priority needs and goals of the Consolidated Plan. The City expects to receive $564,451 in CDBG funding from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) for the 2024 program year.  In addition to these funds, the City also anticipates $164,000 in Program Income for housing rehab activities. 

  • Administration: $112,890 (20%)
  • Public Facilities & Infrastructure: $288,762
  • Housing Rehab: $164,000
  • Demolition: $130,000

Public Comment Period: A 30-day comment period is scheduled to begin on May 31, 2024 and end on June 30, 2024.  The proposed plan will be available at the Community Development Department office at 601 S. Main Street, Anderson, SC 29624 and online on the City website at: https://www.cityofandersonsc.com/community-development/.  Written comments on the draft plan are welcome and could be sent to the address above or emailed to the Community Development Manager at: dtilley@cityofandersonsc.com

Public Hearing: A public hearing will be held on May 30, 2024 at 3:30 PM.  A presentation of the proposed AAP plan will be made and comments from citizens are welcome.  The public hearing will be held in Council Chambers on the first floor of City Hall at 401 S. Main St., Anderson, SC 29624. For more information on the public hearing please contact the Community Development Manager at (864) 231-2223 or via email: dtilley@cityofandersonsc.com

Disability & Translation Assistance:  In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), with at least one business day of advanced notice, the City shall provide assistance and special arrangements for those who are disabled in order to provide information and services concerning federally funded programs. All visual aids used in the City Council chambers are displayed on large screens to help all sighted people to see them better and all public meetings are held in buildings which are accessible to the handicapped.  Translation services will also be provided for persons who may need assistance reviewing printed documents, reports and/or other related materials. Citizens may contact the Community Development Department Office at (864) 231-2242 at least 24 hours in advance to request such services.

2023 Annual Action Plan – Draft 4.2 (PDF)

The City of Anderson’s Community Development Department is the lead agency responsible for administering the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD’s) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The Annual Action Plan (AAP) for Program Year 2023 is a Plan describing
the allocation of federal funding and the uses of these funds to meet goals developed that address the priority needs identified in the City’s 5-Year 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan.

These goals are consistent with HUD’s Outcome Performance Measurement System for Community Planning and Development Formula Grant Programs. Programs and activities described in this plan will primarily benefit low- and moderate-income (LMI) residents of the City of Anderson and neighborhoods with high concentrations of low- and moderate-income residents. These neighborhoods have been designated by the City of Anderson as redevelopment areas which include the following: Appleton Mill, East Anderson, West Anderson, North Anderson, South Anderson, and the West Franklin-Southwood Street Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area.

City Of Anderson, SC – Community Needs And Fair Housing Survey

NOTICE REGARDING HOW TO SUBMIT PAYMENTS TO THE CITY OF ANDERSON FOR HOUSING REHABILITATION LOANS

Effective March 15, 2020, the City of Anderson will modify services until further notice, to protect citizens and minimize opportunities to spread COVID-19 in our community. During this time clients will not be able to come inside the City of Anderson’s Community Development Department to make payments for housing rehabilitation loans. We are asking clients to mail payments to the following address:

When mailing the payment please list the loan account number on the memo line of the check or money order. If mailing it is not convenient, you may want to consider using your bank or credit union’s Bill Pay to remit payment. Clients should list the loan account number on the payment. We regret any inconvenience you may experience.

Feel free to contact 231-2223 or 231-2242 if you have questions.

The Community Development Department has a primary mission of:

  • Improving the quality of housing for low to moderate income persons
  • Increasing home ownership opportunities for low to moderate income persons
  • Promoting fair housing
  • Improving public facilities in low to moderate income areas
  • Stimulating the local economy through the expansion of employment opportunities
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