PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Montgomery County Homeowner Rehabilitation Project
Montgomery County Board of Supervisors applied to Mississippi Home Corporation for funding through the HOME Investment Partnership Program. The State of Mississippi has allocated approximately $3.5 million that will be made available to cities/towns/counties on a competitive basis to undertake eligible homeowner rehabilitation/reconstruction activities. The activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of affordable housing for low and very low-income persons. Montgomery County has been awarded a grant to undertake the rehabilitation of approximately 10 homes. To be eligible the home and homeowner must meet the following criteria:
- Homes must be located in Montgomery County;
- Must meet the low-income threshold for Montgomery County (details provided at workshop);
- Must have a clear deed for the property for at least 1 year (12 months); and
- Show proof that property taxes are current (as evidenced by a statement from Montgomery County Tax Assessor)
Applications and instructions are currently available at the Montgomery County Administrators Office located at 614 Summit Street, Winona, MS 38967.
More specific details about the homeowner application process and eligibility will be made available at a public meeting (a workshop will be held during this time) in the Montgomery County Board of Supervisor’s Board Room located at 614 Summit Street, Winona, MS 38967 on Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors will abide by and pledge to promote Fair Housing, Equal Opportunity, and Section 3 rules and regulations according to the above program requirements.
If a translator is needed for non-English speaking persons, please contact North Central Planning and Development District at 662-283-2675 at least 5 days prior to the meeting in an effort to accommodate this request.