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Notice of Virtual Public Hearing: 2020 Consolidated Plan Substantial Amendment (CDBG-NSP City of Albuquerque)

The New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority (MFA) and the Department of Finance and Administration, Local Government Division (DFA) are seeking public comment on the DRAFT Amended State of New Mexico 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan. This 30 day public comment period is to incorporate an addition to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Neighborhood Stabilization funds transferred to City of Albuquerque for programming activity. The public comment period will begin on March 28, 2022 and end on April 28, 2022, with a hybrid virtual and in person public hearing on the draft will be held on April 27, 2022 at 9 a.m.

The amended draft of 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan will be available March 28, 2022 at MFA’s website at:

https://housingnm.org/resources/plans-and-reports/nm-annual-action-plan

and on DFA’s website at:

https://www.nmdfa.state.nm.us/local-government/community-development-bureau/new-mexico-action-plan/

If you are unable to download the amended draft Action Plan, please contact MFA to request a copy (505-843-6880 or toll free 1-800-444-6880). Additionally, the documents can be provided in alternative formats (i.e., Braille/large print, audio tape) for the disabled and may also be translated into Spanish for Limited English Proficient (LEP) Spanish-speaking persons, upon request.

Citizens, interested agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations may attend a hybrid virtual and in person public hearing on April 27, 2022 at 9 a.m. via webcast at https://housing-nm.webex.com/housing-nm/j.php?MTID=m6ca8af817d240fdf4aa01f06abf4b3bd or in person at MFA’s office to provide comments.

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service, please contact Sherry Stephens by phone: (505) 767-2250 or toll free 1-800-444-6880; fax: (505) 243-3289; e-mail: sstephens@housingnm.org TTY: 1-800-659-8331 for English and 1-800-327-1857 for Spanish; or mail: New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority, 344 Fourth St. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102. Accommodations can be made within 48 hours’ notice for non-English speaking participants and individuals with disabilities by calling 505-843-6880.

Written comments and/or questions may be directed to Sherry Stephens by phone: (505) 767- 2250 or toll free 1-800-444-6880; fax: (505) 243-3289; e-mail: sstephens@housingnm.org; or mail: New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority, 344 Fourth St. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102. After receipt of public comments, MFA staff will prepare a summary of all comments received in writing and, in cases where any citizens' views are not accepted, provide reasons for the decision.

This documentation will be attached to the Amended 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Action Plan that will be submitted to HUD. The final amended plan approved by HUD will be available on MFA’s website at https://housingnm.org/resources/plansand-reports/nm-annual-action-plan and on DFA’s website at: https://www.nmdfa.state.nm.us/local-government/community-development-bureau/new-mexico-action-plan/