Public comments are being accepted on a proposed substantial amendment to the 2017-2021 Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan and an amendment to the 2017 Annual Plan. The 2017-2021 Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan is being amended to add two regional strategic goals related to the City’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Plan (AFH). AFH Regional Goal 11 is being added to the five year regional strategic goals and relates to the development of an educational and jobs component to KC Rising. KC Rising is a long-term vision for the greater Kansas City region to build capacity, bring existing businesses to scale and fully realize the KC region’s potential. The second five year regional strategic goal being added is AFH Regional Goal 12 which relates to forming partnerships to develop housing, transportation and job connectivity throughout the KC region. The 2017 Annual Plan is being amended to reallocate funding from public facility projects that is not moving forward with federal funds to home repair and other eligible activities. Comments on the proposed amendments can be made by sending an email to the housing division with the subject line “2017-2021 Consolidated Plan Amendment 1” or by contacting Stuart Bullington at 816-513-3001.