Wilba Miller, Director of Community Development
701 North 7th Street
Office Hours are Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Pub.L.111-203), known as the Dodd-Frank Act and approved by Congress on July 21, 2010, appropriated $1 billion to mitigate the negative impact of the nation’s economic decline and housing market collapse and to stabilize and revitalize communities that have been most severely impacted.
This grant program is generally known as the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), and this is its third round of funding since 2008. The additional allocation is referred to as NSP3. NSP is a component of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) which was authorized under Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended (42 U.S.C. et seq.) (HCD Act).
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County Kansas City, Kansas (UG) has received an allocation of $1,137,796 and has prepared this substantial amendment to the UG’s 2010 Action Plan in order to comply with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requirement of submission by the deadline of March 1, 2011. Upon approval of the application, the UG must expend 50 percent of the grant within 2 years and 100 percent within 3 years. Also, according to statutory requirement, funds must be used with respect to individuals and families whose income does not exceed 120 percent of area median income; 25 percent of the grant amount must be expended for households whose income is at or under 50 percent of area median income. The UG is requesting funds in the following eligible use areas: