Date: May 14, 2018
June 13, 2018 (11 days ago)
REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT CITY OF DETROIT MICHAEL E. DUGGAN, MAYOR NOTICE OF RELOCATION AND RETURN PROCESS FOR 40 DAVENPORT given that the City of Detroit is proposing to use Cor t Block Grant funds for In accordance with Consolidated Plan requirements at 24 CFR Part 91 Subpart B and the City's Citizer Participation Plan, the Housing and Revitalization Department (H&RD) has Existing Qualified Residentsok 40 Davenport, Detroit, Michigan, 48201 in order to provide opportunity for public comment The Relocation and Return Process is below All residents or households who have annual income below 80% AMI-Qualified Resident") shall receive the benefits described below. The United Community Housing Coalition CUCHC will be conducting the process to determine who is a l the Relocation and Retum Process for I. The Owner of 40 Davenport will provide notice to all residents to seek interim h renovation. The notice will take the form of a legal-pl work with UCHC to carry out a plan that will include the following Day Notice to Quit." The Owner and the residents will a. Assistance with finding accommodations similar to their current conditions b. A good-faith effort to select interim housing that is of a similar quality to their current residence c. Owner will pay the difference between current rent and the interim housing rent (but no greater than rent), including utilities, while 40 Da include packing services. d. Owner will pay a e. Owner to returm any securityc f. Owner to pay any difference in the security deposit requirements at interim housing any amount over the refunded security deposit in 1 s currently on file at 40 Davenport or transfer to their new bome . d. above) 2 Uponcmpletion of the renovation of 40 Davenport (estimated to be 12 months from commencement of construction): Qualified Residents may move back into 40 Davenport into a unit similar in size to the previous b. Owner will pay all reasonable moving expenses, which may include packing services e. Qualified Residents will pay the same rent as before plus d. Security deposits will be the same as previously recorded for Qualified Resident:s Rent will increase annually at 1% for as long as the Qualified Resident chooses to reside at 40 Davenport The Qualified Resident may stay as long as ie or she wishes and abides by all the terms of the lease, inclading nules and regalations. Benefits are not transferable. They only apply to the current Qualified Residents. If a Qualified Resident n out or defaults on the lease, the benefits expire. 40 Davenport must remain the Qualifled Resident's primary residence Summary of the Relocation and Return Process 1) Residents will receive a 30 Day Notice issued by the Owner to terminate the existing lease, Incuded with this notice will be the following a. Introductory letter including UCHC Contact information b. of the relocation plan terms for Qualified Residents 2 UCHC will contact all residents to schedule face-to-face assessment meetings to determine qualification 3) UCHC will meet with and assess cach resident's cligibility for the relocation program 4) As soon as a resident has been assessed and found to qualify for this plan, we will begin coordinating identification of interim housing and planning relocation 5) Working with its preferred moving contractor, Owner will pay all reasonable moving expenses, which may include ) Resident will provide and maintain correct and current contact information with UCHC while the building is renovated so that we may maintan communication with qualified residents Move-In 1) When the renovation is complete, Owner will notify Qualified Residents that the baikling will soon be available to reoccupy. Resident will receive notification from management and UCHC in writing self aldressed stamped envelope and will accept or decline the right to returm within two (2) weeks of receiving notice. Notice will return to UCHC, who will confirm with resident that notice has been 2) UCHC will notify Owner of who has returned their signed notice. Upon project completion, resident will be invited to participate in the unit selection pcess 4) Owner will execute formal lease and schedule mowe-in with preferred mover and building management 5) Working with its preferred moving contractor, Owner will pay all reasonable moving expenses, which may inchade 6) Resident will reoccupy 40 Davenport Note: Funds to support this relocation will be allocated from the 2016-2017 Community Development Block Grant year Hard copies of the detailed accounts are available and anyone wishing to comment on these proposed changes may transmit such comments in writing to H&RD at the address below sing and Revitalization Department 2 Woodward Rm 908 mail adkdress rencherdedetroitmi gov and Revitalization Department at (313) 224-6380 Public comments will be received for a minimum of 15 days from the date of this publication Notice of Non Diserimination: The City of Detroit does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, age, handicap, sex or sexual orientation. Complaints may be filed with the Detroit Human Rights Deartment, 1230 Coleman Young Municipal Center, Dtoit MI 4822 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA), THIS NOTICE AND DOCUMENTS LISTED CAN BE REQUESTED IN ALTERNATE FORMAT. AUXILIARY AIDS OR SERVICES WILL BE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST, WITH AT LEAST THREE DAYS NOTICE CONTACT H&RD AT (313) 224-6380.