The Kings/Tulare Homeless Alliance is a consortium of partners that includes homeless service providers, advocacy groups, government agencies and homeless individuals who are working together to address the housing and support service needs of the homeless in this region of the San Joaquin Valley.The issues associated with the homeless can be complicated. Solutions to resolve these problems require considerable time, energy and financial resources. If you wish to contribute your time and talents to this effort and have a common vision of providing housing and support services to the homeless, we welcome your support.
The Visalia City Council will hold a Work Session on Monday, March 16, 2015 and a Public Hearing on Monday, April 06, 2015, for adoption of a 5-year Consolidated Plan and First Year Annual Action Plan and 2014 Action Plan Amendment, as required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Consolidated Plan identifies housing and community development needs in Visalia and the strategy for addressing these needs in the next five years. Included in the Plan is the First Year Action Plan, which identifies proposed activities being funded with the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership (HOME) funds in 2015/2016. Additionally, a 2014 Substantial Action Plan Amendment is proposed to reallocate up to $1.8 million in HOME- Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) dollars to Self Help Enterprise, to develop a 36-unit multi-family rental development, located at Highland Avenue, west of Highway 63, between Riggin and Ferguson Streets. Click here for the full notice and complete details on meeting locations, dates and times.