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Welcome to the City's Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). HCD strives to improve the quality of life of City residents through the development of housing, social, and economic opportunities.

 

Notice of Public Meetings

Five Year Consolidated Plan 2020 - 2024

The City of West Palm Beach is an entitlement recipient of federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program, and Housing Opportunities for Persons With Aids (HOPWA) Program. HUD requires state and local governments to develop five-year Consolidated Plan. This plan sets out the objectives and focus for the expenditures of the funds, over a given period, based on needs identified through a public input process. 

The Department of Housing and Community Development will host three community meetings to engage the general public and private stakeholders in the development of the plan.

City of West Palm Beach residents, organizations serving low and moderate income residents and special needs populations, and other interested parties are invited to attend those meetings and provide suggestions and comments on housing and community development needs.

The meeting schedule for the five-year Consolidated Plan 2020 – 2024 is as follows:

Public Meeting - (South End) 

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

South Olive Recreation Center

345 Summa St, West Palm Beach, FL 33405

 

Housing and Social Services Meeting

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

City Hall - Flagler Gallery

401 Clematis Street 1st Floor, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

 

Public Meeting - (North End) 

Saturday, April 25, 2020

10:30 AM –12:00 PM

Gaines Park

1501 N Australian Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Anyone wishing further information may write to:

Mark White, HCD Administrator

City of West Palm Beach

Department of Housing and Community Development

401 Clematis Street, 3rd Floor

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

For additional information on this notice, please contact 561-822-1250 or email HCD_Help@wpb.org.

 

Now Open! Historic Northwest Home Purchase Assistance Program 
This program is designed to provide financial assistance of up to $40,000 to provide down payment and closing cost assistance to eligible applicants to purchase eligible housing units located within the boundaries of the Historic Northwest Community of the City of West Palm Beach. Contact HCD for an application.

Looking for social services?
HCD provides a host of social services through Vickers House.

Contact HCD at 561-822-1250 and HCD_Help@wpb.org