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. Based on information provided by the applicable Consolidated Plan, information provided by HUD, and other generally availabledata, make a reasonable effort to identify the housing needs of the low-income, very low-income, and extremely low-income families who reside inthe jurisdiction served by the PHA, including elderly families, families with disabilities, and households of various races and ethnic groups, andother families who are on the public housing and Section 8 tenant-based assistance waiting lists. The identification of housing needs must addressissues of affordability, supply, quality, accessibility, size of units, and location.
Housing Needs of Families in the JurisdictionbyFamily Type
Family Type Overall Affordability Supply Quality Accessibility Size LocationIncome <= 30%of AMI8,653 5 5 5 4 5 4Income >30% but<=50% of AMI7,295 5 5 4 4 4 4Income >50% but<80% of AMI11,507 4 4 4 4 4 4Elderly 15,230 4 4 4 5 4 4Families withDisabilities5,582 4 5 4 4 4 4Race/EthnicityWhite36,920 4 4 4 4 4 4Race/EthnicityBlack28,635 5 4 4 4 4 4Race/EthnicityHispanic2,248 4 4 4 4 5 4
Source: Consolidated Plan of the Jurisdiction Year 2006
9.1Strategy for Addressing Housing Needs
. Provide a brief description of the PHA’s strategy for addressing the housing needs of families in the jurisdiction and on the waiting list in the upcoming year.
Note: Small, Section 8 only, and High Performing PHAs complete only for AnnualPlan submission with the 5-Year Plan.
Need: Shortage of affordable housing for all eligible populationsStrategy 1. Maximize the number of affordable units available to the PHA within its current resources by:Employ effective maintenance and management policies to minimize the number of public housing units off-line.Reduce turnover time for vacated public housing unitsReduce time to renovate public housing unitsUndertake measures to ensure access to affordable housing among families assisted by the PHA, regardless of unit size required.Strategy 2. Increase the number of affordable housing units by:Applying for additional section 8 units should they become available.Strategy 3. Target available assistance to families at or below 30% of AMIExceed HUD federal targeting requirements for families at or below 30% of AMI in public housingStrategy 4. Target available assistance to families at or below 50% of AMIEmploy admissions preferences aimed at families who are working
. Describe the following, as well as any additional information HUD has requested.(a
) Progress in Meeting Mission and Goals
Significant Amendment and Substantial Deviation/Modification
1. The PHA defines substantial deviation from the 5-Year Plan as the replacement or deletion of exiting goals, or the creation of newgoals.2. The PHA defines significant amendment or modification to the Annual Plan as the creation, replacement, or modification of the AnnualPlan provisions which prevent accomplishment of 5-Year Plan goals, or; the creation, replacement, or deletion of line items for theCapital Fund Program or Operating Fund Program which either individually or collectively change planned expenditures by an amountequal to 30% or more of the total amount of each respective grant. When a significant amendment or modification to the Annual Planhas occurred as defined above, due to, or in response to changes mandated by HUD, or has occurred in response to changes that areotherwise beyond the control of the PHA, the PHA shall deem that no significant amendment or modification to the Annual Plan hasoccurred.