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To put an end to homelessness in Kern County through collaborative planning and action.

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Bakersfield - Funding Handbook & Comment Invite


The City of Bakersfield’s FY 2015-16 Draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is available for review. Required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the report identifies progress tmade by he City in meeting the goals and objectives in the City’s Consolidated Plan 2015-2020 (ConPlan).

Written comments will be accepted beginning September 2 and ending September 17. After the 15 day public review period expires, the CAPER will be finalized and submitted to HUD prior to September 28. Written comments regarding the effectiveness of programs and activities which were completed during FY 2015-16 in the draft CAPER can be mailed or faxed to:

Nina Carter, City of Bakersfield, 1715 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93301

or faxed to: 661-852-2138.

 2015-2016 City of Bakersfield CAPER



CITY OF BAKERSFIELD PUBLIC NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY - The City of Bakersfield would like to announce that the 2017-18 Funding Handbook is now available. The Funding Handbook describes the application process for Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership, and Emergency Solutions Grant programs. Deadline for 2017-18 applications is Friday, October 28, 2016 at 3:00p.m. The Funding Handbook is available at: , or at the following public libraries: Beale, Baker Street, Holloway-Gonzales, Northeast, Southwest, and Cal State Bakersfield Library. You may also pick up a copy at the City of Bakersfield Community Development Department, 1715 Chester Ave., 2nd Floor. For more information, contact Nina Carter, Associate Planner, City of Bakersfield Community Development Department: (661) 326-3765, TDD: (661) 321-9472 or

CIUDAD DE BAKERSFIELD AVISO PÚBLICO DE DISPONIBILIDAD DE FONDOS - La Ciudad de Bakersfield quiere anunciar que el Manual de Financiación del 2017-18 está ahora disponible. El Manual de Financiación describe el proceso de solicitud para los Subsidios Globales del Desarrollo Comunitario, Asociaciones de Inversión HOME, y programas de Subvención de Soluciones de Emergencia. La fecha límite para las solicitudes del 2017-18 es el viernes, 28 de octubre, 2016 a las 3:00 p.m. El Manual de Financiación está disponible al: , o en las siguientes bibliotecas públicas: Beale, Calle Baker, Holloway-Gonzales, Noreste, Suroeste, y Cal State Bakersfield. Usted también puede obtener una copia en el Departamento del Desarrollo Comunitario de la Ciudad de Bakersfield, 1715 Avenida Chester, 2º Piso. Para más información, contacte a Nina Carter, Associate Planner, Departamento del Desarrollo Comunitario de la Ciudad de Bakersfield: (661) 326-3765, TDD: (661) 321-9472 o

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