The County Commissioners of Carroll County will hold a virtual public hearing on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 beginning no sooner than 9:00 a.m. to hear public comments on the Carroll County Public Housing Authority Streamlined Annual Plan for FY21.  The Plan establishes the guidelines and procedures to be followed by the Carroll County Bureau of Housing in the administration of the Federal Section 8 Program.  The FY21 Annual Plan includes updates to enable the County to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity and a suitable living environment free from discrimination for eligible low and moderately low-income persons who live or work in Carroll County.

Interested persons can view the proceedings by accessing the live stream through the  County YouTube channel; Meeting Portal; and Comcast Channel 24.   For information regarding how to comment during the public comment portion of the hearing, please contact the Office of the County Commissioners at 410-386-2043 during normal business hours, Monday through Friday prior to the date of the hearing. 

The Commissioners may make amendments to the proposed plan based upon the comments received at the hearing and may do so without further hearing.  Therefore, it is important for interested persons to be present at the hearing.

Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication should contact the American with Disabilities Act Coordinator at 410-386-3600 or 1-888-302-8978 (MD Relay Service 7-1-1/1-800-735-2258) as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event so that arrangements may be made.

The Annual Plan may be reviewed and copies obtained at the Bureau of Housing, 10 Distillery Drive, Suite 101, Westminster, Maryland, 21157 (by appointment only) and on the County’s website [https://www.carrollcountymd.gov/government/directory/citizen-services/housing-community-development/general-information/].  Questions and/or written comments may be addressed to Danielle Yates, Chief, Bureau of Housing (dyates@carrollcountymd.gov), phone 410-386-3629; 10 Distillery Drive, Suite 101, Westminster, Maryland, 21157; MD Relay Service 7-1-1/800-735-2258