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Winter’s not over: Emergency Fuel for Low-Income Families still available

Funding is available to assist Washtenaw County residents in need of deliverable fuels including propane, fuel oil, firewood, coal, kerosene, heating fuel pellets and corn.

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Act 88 Local Economies Economic Development Grants

Act 88 Local Economies Economic Development Grants

Applications will be accepted until 5pm on March 16, 2015

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Public Hearings on Washtenaw Urban County Draft 2015-16 Annual Action Plan

Pursuant to U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development regulations, notice is hereby given by the Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development that three public hearings will be held to solicit citizen input on the Draft Washtenaw Urban County 2015-16 Annual Action Plan. The Annual Action Plan identifies the specific projects and programs that the County intends to implement with CDBG, HOME and ESG funding during the period July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016.

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Point in Time Count Lower than in Years Past: Recent announcement of additional funding aids goal of ending veteran's and chronic Homelessness by End of 2016

Point in Time Count Lower than in Years Past: Recent announcement of additional funding aids goal of ending veteran's and chronic Homelessness by End of 2016

On Wed., Jan. 28, more than 80 volunteers and staff canvassed Washtenaw County as part of the National Point in Time (PIT) Count for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. The results for 2015 PIT Count show that 387 people experienced homelessness on a single day in 2015. Of that total, 80 people were on the streets or in places not meant for human habitation, and 307 people were in shelter or transitional housing.

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Public Hearing on Substantial Amendments to Washtenaw Urban County FY2013 and FY2014 Action Plans

Pursuant to U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development regulations, notice is hereby given by the Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development that one public hearing will be held to solicit citizen input on the Substantial Amendments to Washtenaw Urban County FY2013 and FY2014 Action Plans.

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Washtenaw County Local Economies Economic Development Mini-Grant

Washtenaw County Local Economies Economic Development Mini-Grant

Washtenaw County Government is offering Washtenaw County non-profit groups the opportunity to apply for mini-grants related to economic development.

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Housing Affordability and Economic Equity Analysis for Washtenaw County now available

Housing Affordability and Economic Equity Analysis for Washtenaw County now available

Last completed in 2007, this new analysis examines the housing market through boom, bust and recovery.

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REPOST: Warming Centers expanded in Washtenaw County for Winter 2014-2015

Washtenaw County has expanded its daytime and overnight warming center in response to the increased demand for safe, warm spaces for individuals experiencing homelessness during severe winter weather.

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Washtenaw County Named Example of Best Practices in Civic Engagement

The Michigan Municipal League has named Washtenaw County as a state leader in civic engagement in their new Civic Engagement Best Practices Guidebook.

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