2019 Affordable Housing Trust Fund: Notice of Funding Availability Announced

Maureen BradyAdvisory Boards, City

The Affordable Housing Advisory Board (AHAB) of the City of Lawrence is now accepting applications for awards of up to $250,000 from the City’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund.

Eligible projects include acquisition, rehabilitation, and development of affordable housing and supportive services so that all persons in the community have access to independent living with dignity. Priority will be given to projects that will have an impact in 2019. Application materials and additional information can be found online at lawrenceks.org/boards/affordable-housing.

All application materials are to be submitted electronically by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2019 to Danielle Buschkoetter at dbuschkoetter@lawrenceks.org. Applicants will also be required to submit a paper copy of the signed application with a post mark date no later than one business day after the application deadline.

Applicants will be asked to prepare a brief presentation to the Affordable Housing Advisory Board at their meeting July 1. The Board will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at City Hall. The Affordable Housing Advisory Board will forward recommendations for funding to the City Commission, who will approve the awards at a regular meeting.

If you have questions, please contact Danielle Buschkoetter, Budget & Strategic Initiatives Administrator, at (785) 832-3337.