Category: Neighborhood Services Department News

Fiscal Year 2013 HOME Investment Partnerships Program Formula Allocations

The City of Champaign received a slight decrease in FY 2013/14 funding ($266,521) from the anticipated budget estimate of $273,901. The final and the estimate were reductions compared to the FY 2012/13 allocation of $298,367. The following information from HUD provides an explanation of the funding allocation. Champaign receives the HOME funds from the Urbana…
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Foreclosure Filings

Foreclosure filings through March of 2013 are now reported. The chart below outlines the activity over the past few years.  To date, an average of 5.67 foreclosures have been filed. RealtyTrac states one in every 239 Illinois housing units received a foreclosure filing in March of 2013. Champaign County is considered low risk on their…
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Champaign County Continuum of Care

Kerri Spear attended a homeless Continua of Care training on May 7-8 in Springfield. Four continua from mid-Illinois attended this workshop and the Champaign County team included ten participants. The workshop focused on the new HEARTH regulations affecting all federally-funded homeless programs and HUD’s desired outcomes to end homelessness. The workshop also highlighted how the…
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