The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act, was recently passed by the United States government to assist communities and neighborhoods that have been impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The CARES Act made Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV), Emergency Solutions Grants Coronavirus (ESG-CV) and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Coronavirus funds available to be used to prevent, prepare for and respond to COVID-19. The initial allocations being received by Nashville-Davidson County are as follows:
- CDBG-CV $3,125,875
- ESG-CV – $1,549,066
- HOPWA-CV – $225,186
The draft substantial amendment 3 to the Consolidated Plan and draft Nashville-Davidson CARES Act substantial amendment to its 2019 Action Plan is now available for review and comment until 4 p.m. CDT Friday, June 19, 2020. Members of the public may download copies at the following web address: nashville-mdha.org/consolidated-plan. See below for various ways to submit comments:
- Electronically at firstname.lastname@example.org;
- Faxed to 615-252-8533 (Attention: Consolidated Plan);
- Mailed to MDHA Community Development Department, Attention: Consolidated Plan, P.O. Box 846, Nashville, TN 37202. Mailed comments must be postmarked no later than June 19, 2020.
MDHA will also host a virtual public hearing at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, via gotowebinar.com. You may register for the virtual public hearing here.