City of Long Beach
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90802
Long Beach, CA - The City of Long Beach is in the process of developing the next five-year Consolidated Plan (Plan) to help determine the programs and services that should be prioritized and funded by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants. The community is invited to participate in a virtual meeting on Thursday, June 9, 2022, and provide input on the draft Plan as part of this important effort.
The City will allocate a projected $40 million in federal funding from 2023 through 2027 to provide opportunities for various activities in qualified areas of the city, including more affordable housing, programs for tenants and non-profit agencies, park improvements, sidewalk improvements, code enforcement and neighborhood clean-ups, small business resources and grant programs for homeowner rehabilitation and commercial façade improvement.
Residents and businesses are encouraged to participate in the virtual meeting, presented by the City’s Development Services Department, as listed below. Attendees will have the opportunity to share their feedback during the meeting. Interpretation services will be available in Spanish, Khmer and Tagalog during the presentations.
Additionally, the draft Plan is available for public review and feedback through June 22, 2022. The document will be made available in alternative format by request. For questions or to provide comments, contact Alem Hagos, Housing & Neighborhood Services Operations Officer, Long Beach Development Services Department, at 562.570.7403 or Alem.Hagos@longbeach.gov. For more information about the Plan, visit longbeach.gov/lbplan.
The Plan is expected to go before the Long Beach City Council for review and consideration in July.
Media inquiries can be directed to Rick de la Torre, Community Information Officer, Long Beach Development Services Department, at 562.570.7174 or Rick.DeLaTorre@longbeach.gov.