Consolidated Plan Citizen Participation

The Department (DHCD) uses a variety of public input methods in developing the five-year Consolidated Plan Strategic Plan and annual Action Plans to ensure that all Vermonters have an opportunity to participate in planning how the State spends its housing and community development resources. These are guided by the Department's citizen participation plan which outlines the steps the Department takes when developing or making a substantial amendment to the Consolidated Plan. The current plan covers the period 2015-2019 including program year July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020.

2020 Consolidated Plan The DRAFT 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan for the period commencing July 1, 2020 is posted on the Consolidated Plan page. Written comments were accepted through April 30, 2020.

Outreach Meetings

DHCD held a series of four community outreach meetings in locations around the state before developing the new plan:

Public Hearings

The Department conducted a Public Hearing on January 31, 2020. 

The Department conducted a virtual Public Hearing on April 13, 2020.​

Consolidated Plan Online Survey
The Department also conducted an online survey from September 9, 2019 to April 30, 2020 and received more than 300 responses. 

2019 Action Plan

February 1, 2019 Advisory Board Notes

February 1, 2019 Public Hearing Notes

April 11, 2019 Advisory Board Notes 

2018 Action Plan

February 12, 2018 Advisory Board Notes 

February 12, 2018 Public Hearing Notes 

April 2, 2018 Advisory Board Notes 

April 2, 2018 Public Hearing Notes

2017 Action Plan

January 30, 2017 Advisory Board Notes 

January 30, 2017 Public Hearing Notes 

April 7, 2017 Advisory Board Notes 

2016 Action Plan

February 8, 2016 Advisory Board Notes 

February 8, 2016 Public Hearing Notes

March 30, 2016 Advisory Board Notes

2015 -2019 Consolidated Plan and 2015 Action Plan

Community Outreach Documents
Process, online survey results, and detailed notes from all seven community outreach meetings

Online Survey Results

Community Outreach Meetings Summary 
(Does not include detailed notes from the individual meetings)

February 2, 2015 Advisory Board Notes

March 27, 2015 Advisory Board Notes 

March 27, 2015 Public Hearing Notes 

Written comments and the Department's responses are summarized in the Plan.

Consolidated Plan Advisory Board

The Advisory Board assists the Department in getting input from a wide range of Vermonters to ensure that the views of low and moderate income people, people living in slum and blighted areas and in areas where CDBG, HOME and ESG funds are used have been included in the plan. Its members include representatives of affordable housing developers, agencies for the homeless and persons with disabilities, tenant rights groups, public housing agencies, faith-based groups, seniors, and regional planning and economic development organizations.

Advisory Board Member List (2020)

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