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Based on the Five-Year Plan, the city develops an Annual Action Plan that lists the specific projects to be undertaken during the program year. The Annual Action Plan is also available online. There is a lengthy citizen participation process in developing the Five-Year and Annual Plans. All meetings and hearings are open to the public and posted at a variety of locations including the CDBG page of this website. At the close of the public comment period, the City Council must approve the Plans before they are submitted to HUD.
There is more detail on a summary of these priorities.
Business owners within low- to moderate-income areas of the city or owners who will be employing additional people may qualify for Commercial Rehabilitation. Eligible work is mostly limited to building façades. There is an application at BDA for this program as well.
If you have been trying to buy or rent a home or apartment and you believe your rights have been violated, you can call the Bristol Fair Housing Officer Eileen McNulty, Director of Youth and Community Services departments at (860) 314-4690. The CT Fair Housing Center website is a good source of information. Connecticut Fair Housing Center