County of Santa Clara Office of Affordable Housing, Housing and Community Development Program Consolidated Plan
Title I of the National Affordable Housing Act establishes the requirement for state and local governments that apply for direct assistance under certain HUD programs to have a HUD-approved Consolidated Plan. The Consolidated Plan is a comprehensive planning document that identifies a jurisdiction's overall needs for affordable and supportive housing and outlines a strategy to address those needs. In this case, the jurisdiction is the Urban County.The Consolidated Plan describes the activities that the Urban County anticipates undertaking during the five-year period of Fiscal Years 2005-2010 with funds received through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the Home Investment Partnership Act (HOME) Program. These activities are intended to meet the Urban County’s affordable housing and community development needs and objectives. The Action Plan is an annual increment to the Consolidated Plan and describes the specific activities that the Urban County plans to undertake to address the established objectives.