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Joe Lombardi
90 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Office :  614-645-8200
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Monday - Friday 8:00-5:00

Director's Bio Joe Lombardi has over 25 years of experience with the City of Columbus focusing on procurement, financial management and administration. - Learn More

Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP2) Application

Columbus & Franklin County Consortium

A Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) was published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on May 4, 2009 under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-005) (Recovery Act) for additional activities under Division B, Title III of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-289)(HERA), as amended, for the purpose of assisting in the redevelopment of abandoned and foreclosed homes under the Emergency Assistance for Redevelopment of Abandoned and Foreclosed Homes heading, referred to as the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP2).

The City of Columbus is the Lead Applicant in the Columbus and Franklin County Consortium, a local consortium that is responding to abovementioned NOFA. This consortium is an association of seven organizations and government entities pooling their resources and services for achieving a common goal: Creating vital, healthy neighborhoods by implementing strategies that build a stronger housing real-estate market in weak-market areas of Columbus and Franklin County. Members of this consortium include:

1. The City of Columbus – Lead Applicant

2. Franklin County

3. Affordable Housing Trust of Columbus and Franklin County

4.Campus Partners

5.Columbus Housing Partnership

6. Community Development Collaborative of Greater Columbus

7. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Columbus

NSP2 funds will be distributed among Consortium members through individual funding agreements. Each member will develop homeownership, short term lease purchase and/or rental projects within its NSP2 Focus Area (s) and in accordance with the eligible activities of the NSP2 NOFA and program guidelines.

On July 4, 2009, the City began a 10 day public comment period on its proposed NSP2 competitive application and accepted public comments through July 13, 2009. Columbus City Council held a public hearing on the proposed application July 8, 2009 at 5:30 in the City Council Chambers 90 W. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215. The City did submit an NSP2 competitive application to HUD by July 17, 2009. For further information, please contact Philip Carter, City of Columbus Department of Finance and Management, 90 W. Broad Street, Room 406, Columbus, Ohio 43215, phone 645-7492 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., or e-mail, pdcarter@columbus.gov. Below are links to the following:

 

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