The City of Plymouth is a CDBG Entitlement community that is part of the
Hennepin County HOME Consortium. Hennepin County is the largest county in the
Minneapolis - St. Paul MSA. (Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin
County.) The City is a rapidly growing second-ring suburban community in
Hennepin County, MN. Between 1980 and 1990 Plymouth grew by 61%. Its average
annual income was the second highest of the communities in the County. It's
Upper Quartile Block Group Low/Mod Exception is 32.1%. The City is considered by
the County's Consolidated Plan as a "job rich" community.
First Time Homebuyers Loan and Development program: $ 146,050
To assist lower-income first-time homebuyers with forgiveable grants/loans for closing costs, downpayment or a potion of the principal of the mortgage.
Rehabilitation of Private Dwellings: $76,000
Forgiveable loans/grants up to $10,000 for low income homeowners to rehab their homes.
Child Care Assistance: $ 15,000
The provision of day-care subsidy payments to parents who are working or attending school.
Lakeview Commons: $60,950
Construction of a sotrm water retention pond necessary for development of a 64 unit low-income rental housing project.
Public Services at the Parks: $ 5,000
Funds to provide assistance at the parks to people with disabilities and to provide scholarships to certain park activities.
Administration: $ 40,000
All the projects will occur City-wide except for the assistance to Lakeview Commons. That will be built at Niagara Lane and 18th Ave. No., near Parker's Lake.
The City's Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) is responsible for the overall administration and implementation of the CDBG program. The City's Park and Recreation Department will implement the public services at the parks. The child care assistance will be administered by the Greater Minneapolis Day Care Association. The remaining activities will be administered directed by the HRA.
The City has no federal public housing within its jurisdiction. However, the City uses its CDBG resources almost exclusively to develop and rehabilitate housing for low and moderate income persons. This includes both single-family and multi-family developments. It supplements these efforts with its own annual tax levy. The City has worked and will continue to work with a number of for profit and not-for-profit housing development organizations for the development of affordable housing.
MAP 2 depicts points of interest and low-moderate income areas.
MAP 3 depicts points of interest, low-moderate income areas, and minority concentration levels.
MAP 4 depicts points of interest, low-moderate income areas, and unemployment levels.
MAP 5 depicts points of interest, low-moderate income areas, unemployment levels, and proposed HUD funded projects.
MAP 6 is a map, sectioned by neighborhood, which depicts points of interest, low-moderate income areas, unemployment levels, and proposed HUD funded projects.
TABLE (without associated map) provides information about the project(s).
City of Plymouth
3400 Plymouth Boulevard
Plymouth, MN 55447
PH: (612) 509-5412
Fax (612) 550-5060
Minneapolis HUD Field Contact:
PH: (612) 370-3022