How will Salem use Federal Funds to Help Those in Our Community?

​The draft Annual Action Plan will be available for public review and comment from Friday, April 19 through Monday, May 20, 2019.

The City of Salem annually receives HOME Investment Partnerships and Community Development Block Grant program funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Annual Action Plan is a component of the five-year Consolidated Plan that specifically describes how the City of Salem and the Salem/Keizer Consor­tium will spend the federal resources over a one-year period for activities serving low- and moderate-income persons, the homeless, and persons with special needs.

The draft Plan will be available for review during regular business hours at:

  • City of Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty St. SE, Salem, Ore.
  • City of Salem Urban Development Department, 350 Commercial St. NE, Salem, Ore.
  • City of Keizer, Department of Community Development, 930 Chemawa Rd NE, Keizer, Ore.

Copies of the draft Plan can be provided at a reasonable cost.

Beginning April 19, the electronic version of the documents will also be located on the City's Federal Programs website.

All comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. May 20, 2019.

The Salem City Council will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m., Monday, May 28, 2019, in the Salem City Council Chambers, to receive testimony on the Annual Action Plan. The Salem City Council Rules, which include the procedures for conduct of hearings before the City Council, are available at the City of Salem Recorder, Civic Center, 555 Liberty Street SE, Room 205, Salem, Ore. 97301, 503-588-6097 and online.

Comments may be submitted to the Salem City Recorder at 550 Liberty Street, SE, Room 205, Salem, Ore., or by email to [email protected] All comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. May 20, 2019.

To request accommodation services (equipment, interpreter, etc.), please make arrangements at least 48 hours in advance: Voice: Call 503-588-6178, TTY: Call 503-588-6370.

For further information on the City's Federal Programs you may contact Shelly Ehenger, City of Salem Federal Programs Manager, at 503-588-6178 or [email protected] Si necesita ayuda para comprender esta información, por favor llame 503-588-6178.

It is the City of Salem's policy to ensure that no person shall be discriminated against on the grounds of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, familial status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and source of income, as provided by Salem Revised Code Chapter 97. The City of Salem also fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and related statutes and regulations, in all programs and activities.

Si necesita ayuda para comprender esta información, por favor llame 503-588-6178. Acomodaciones para la interpretación del lenguaje y modificaciones relacionadas con inhabilidades están disponibles bajo petición para las reuniones o los eventos de la Ciudad de Salem. Para solicitar una acomodación o interpretación, favor de llamar 503-588-6178 al menos de dos días habiles de anticipación.

Contact us

Shelly EhengerFederal Programs ManagerUrban Development Department
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Mailing address:
350 Commercial ST NE
Salem OR 97301
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