PRESS RELEASE

City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

3/18/2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 31822-5
Subject:
City to Host Community Meetings on Prioritizing Neighborhood Needs for HUD Federal Grants
Input Will be Gathered from Residents on New 5-Year Consolidated Plan for Housing, Economic Development and Other Neighborhood Improvement Projects
Contact:
Rick de la Torre
562.570.7174
Richard.DeLaTorre@longbeach.gov
Community Information Officer
Development Services Department




Long Beach, CA – The City of Long Beach will be hosting two virtual community meetings for residents to learn about and provide input on its five-year Consolidated Plan to help determine the activities that should be prioritized and funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) formula grants. 

The federal funding will provide opportunities for qualified areas of the City to participate in or be eligible for various projects such as affordable housing, youth programs, park improvements and neighborhood clean-ups.  

Residents are encouraged to participate in the webinar meetings to be presented by the City’s Development Services Department on the following dates/times 

  • Thursday, March 24, 2022, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 
    Join online: https://bit.ly/LBConPlan1 
    Join by phone: 213.338.8477 
    Webinar ID: 995 9784 1770 
  • Saturday, March 26, 2022, 9 – 11 a.m. 
    Join online: https://bit.ly/LBConPlan2 
    Join by phone: 213.338.8477
    Webinar ID: 977 5693 4476 

Spanish and Khmer translation will be available during the meetings.  

For more information about the Consolidated Plan, including a map, reports and publications, please visit the Department’s Housing & Neighborhood Services webpage at: longbeach.gov/LBconplan or call 562.570.6949. 

Media inquiries may be directed to Rick de la Torre, Community Information Officer, Development Services Department, at 562.570.7174 or Richard.DeLaTorre@longbeach.gov.