Notice of Public Hearings – HOME ARP Allocation Plan

Notice is hereby given that the City of Erie has prepared its HOME-ARP Allocation Plan. This Plan describes how the City intends to allocate $2,932,681 in HOME-ARP funds, authorized by the American Rescue Plan in April 2021.

In order to obtain the views of citizens, public agencies, and other interested parties, the City will keep its HOME-ARP Allocation Plan on public display November 23, 2022 to December 9, 2022 at City Hall, 626 State Street, Erie, PA.  The Plan will also be available online at

Notice is also given that the City of Erie will hold two public hearings on December 5, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.  Both hearings will be held in Council Chambers at City Hall, 626 State Street, Virtual Zoom meetings and YouTube.   The City will provide appropriate accommodations for Disabled and Limited English Proficient (LEP) persons.  Persons requiring special accommodations can make arrangements by contacting the City of Erie Department of Economic & Community Development at (814) 870-1270 (PA Relay 711) at least five calendar days in advance of the public hearings.

The hearings are open to the public, and residents can register in advance for this webinar at:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Persons wishing to submit comments or questions can do so at the public hearings.  Written comments may be submitted to the Department of Economic and Community Development, 626 State Street; Erie, PA or by email to .  Comments received before 4:00 p.m. December 9, 2022, will be considered.

City Council is expected to act on the proposed HOME-ARP Allocation Plan at their regularly scheduled meeting on December 21, 2022 at 9:00 A.M. Council Chambers in City Hall, 626 State Street; Erie, PA.  The City’s HOME ARP Allocation Plan will be submitted to HUD on or before December 30, 2022. 

Joseph Schember, Mayor

City of Erie, Pennsylvania

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