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Notice to Public of No Significant Effect on the Environment
And Notice to Public of Request for Release of Funds
April 21, 2021
Kentucky Housing Corporation
1231 Louisville Road
Frankfort, KY 40601
These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by Kentucky Housing Corporation.
TO ALL INTERESTED AGENCIES, GROUPS, AND PERSONS:
REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS
On or about May 7, 2021, Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program funds to undertake a project known as Crystal Creek Subdivision Project as detailed below.
Project Title: Crystal Creek Subdivision Project
Project Location: 150 to 842 Woodland Avenue, Beattyville, Lee County, KY 41311 (37.596807, -83.706534)
Purpose of Project: The project consists of the new construction of 7 affordable, energy-efficient single-family detached housing units
Project Cost: $300,000 in HOME, $455,000 in Community Development Block Grant CDBG) funds and $492,000 in non-HUD funding for a total project cost of $1,247,000
Applicant/Recipient Agency: Beattyville Housing Development Corporation, working with Lee County, 65 East Main Street, Beattyville, KY 41311
FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
KHC has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at https://www.beattyvillehousingky.org/ and https://www.hudexchange.info/programs/ environmental-review/environmental-review-records or at the office of Beattyville Housing Development Corporation at 65 East Main Street, Beattyville, KY 41311 and is available for public examination and copying, upon request, between the hours of 9A.M. and 4 P.M.
Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with this determination or wishing to comment on the project may submit written comments to KHC, Attn. Curtis Stauffer, at the address at the top of this notice. All comments received by May 6, 2021 will be considered by KHC prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which notice they are addressing.
Kentucky Housing Corporation certifies to HUD that Winston Miller in his capacity as Executive Director consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. HUD’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows KHC to use Program funds.
OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS
HUD will accept objections to its release of funds and KHC’s certification for a period of 15 days following the anticipated submission date, or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later), only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of KHC; (b) KHC has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58; (c) the grant recipient has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by HUD/state; or (d) another federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58) and shall be addressed to the HUD Louisville Field Office at CPD_COVID-19OEE-LOU@hud.gov Potential objectors should contact HUD to verify the actual last day of the objection period.
Winston Miller, Executive Director
Hope Station is completed and occupied