Wisconsin Consolidated Plan

The Department of Administration's 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan guides the distribution of federal and state dollars for a variety of housing, community and economic development programs. This 5-year expenditure plan encompasses five HUD-funded formula programs and four state-funded programs that are targeted to assist low- and moderate-income Wisconsin residents.  The HUD funded programs include the Community Development Block Grant Program - Small Cities, HOME Investment Partnership Program, Emergency Shelter Grants, Housing Trust Fund and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids program.  The state-funded programs include the Transitional Housing Program, State Shelter Subsidy Grant Program, Housing Cost Reduction Initiative, and the Homeless Prevention Program.

For over 25 years, we have directed millions of dollars to local units of government, businesses, organizations, and individuals throughout the state to assist with critical needs. These funds have assisted in financing business start-ups and expansions, water and sewer projects, community facilities, new industrial parks and brownsfield redevelopment. They have also funded projects and activities that expand affordable housing opportunities and providing services to our homeless and special needs citizens.

The Consolidated Plan Executive Summaries provide overviews of the 5-Year Plan and Annual updates. The Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER) provides an overview of the accomplishments for the previous program year.

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***DRAFT Substantial Amendment #4 to the 2015-2019 State Consolidated Plan***

The DRAFT Substantial Amendment to the Wisconsin 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan 30 Day Public Comment Period is now closed.  DEHCR accepted public comments on the proposed Substantial Amendment #4 beginning October 12, 2018 and ending November 12, 2018 at 4:30 pm.  Copies are available for review at the Department of Administration-Division of Energy, Housing, and Community Resources (DECHR).  The Substantial Amendment maximizes available federal, state and local funding, eliminates outdated or unnecessary requirements and reduces the administrative burden on grantees as well as the state.

Copies are available at the link below, or in person at the Division office. The deadline for written comments wass November 12, 2018.

Comments received during the comment period will be considered while the Division prepares the final Substantial Amendment document for submission. A summary of the comments, both those accepted and those rejected, will be attached to the final document prior to submission to HUD for approval. Written comments may be sent to the Division or emailed to: doadehcr@wisconsin.gov.


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***DRAFT Substantial Amendment #3 to the 2015-2019 State Consolidated Plan***

The DRAFT Substantial Amendment to the Wisconsin 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan 30 Day Public Comment Period is now closed.  Copies are available for review at the Department of Administration-Division of Energy, Housing, and Community Resources (DECHR).  The Substantial Amendment creates the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)-CLOSE program.  This program will close all CDBG-Economic Development RLFs and ultimately allow money that was previously held in an RLF to return to a local community in the form of grant funding.

Copies are available at the link below, or in person at the Division office. The deadline for written comments was July 12, 2018.
Comments received during the comment period have been considered while the Division prepares the final Substantial Amendment document for submission. A summary of the comments, both those accepted and those rejected, were attached to the final document prior to submission to HUD for approval and may be accessed either at the link below, or in person at the Division office.

Appendix A - Summary of All Public Comments Received and Responses

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***2017  Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report - Approved by HUD***

The 2017 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) to the Wisconsin 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan has been approved by HUD. Copies are also available for review at the Department of Administration-Division of Energy, Housing, and Community Resources (DECHR). The 2017 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report covers the period of April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018. The report summarizes the state's housing and community development activities under the third year of its 5-year Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development Programs.  It includes information on federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for affordable and emergency housing, public facilities, and economic development.

Copies are available for inspection at the link below, or in person at the Division office.  The deadline for written comments was June 22, 2018.

2017 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) 

ESG CAPER 

HOPWA CAPER 

Comments received during the comment period were considered while the Division prepared the final 2017 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) document for submission. A summary of the comments, both those accepted and those rejected, were attached to the final document prior to submission to HUD for approval.

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***2018 Annual Action Plan - Approved by HUD***

The 2018 Annual Action Plan to the Wisconsin 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan has been approved by HUD.  Copies are also available for review at the Department of Administration-Division of Energy, Housing, and Community Resources (DECHR). The Public Comment Period ended June 22, 2018. The 2018 Annual Action Plan defines how the State will distribute federal grant funds to local governments, public and private organizations, and businesses.

Copies are available for inspection at the link below, or in person at the Division office.


Comments received during the comment period were considered as the Division prepared the final 2018 Annual Action Plan document for submission. A summary of the comments, both those accepted and those rejected, were attached to the final document prior to submission to HUD for approval.
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 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan 



2010-2014 Consolidated Plan



State Consolidated Plan Consistency Certification Documents


HUD form HUD-50077-SL (to be completed by DEHCR and returned to each Public Housing Authority)

Quarterly Reports