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Posted on: October 17, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Public Hearing: Community Development Block Grant

CDBg Public Hearing

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has designated the Town of Amherst a Mini-Entitlement Community that is eligible to apply for a maximum of $825,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.  CDBG funds support housing, community development projects, and social service activities benefiting low-and moderate-income citizens.  In accordance with DHCD regulations, Amherst’s CDBG Advisory Committee will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Room, Town Hall (4 Boltwood Ave.) to receive comments and suggestions from local residents regarding

  • Community priorities for:
    • Social services
    • Non-social services such as housing and public infrastructure
    • Other priorities
  • Target areas neighborhoods where non-social services can take place

More information can be viewed on the committee’s webpage:

Any person or organization wishing to be heard will be afforded an opportunity.  Reasonable accommodations will be attempted upon written request to the Town Council’s office or Mr. Malloy prior to the meeting. Questions and written comments may be submitted to Senior Planner, Nathaniel Malloy (

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