MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Thursday, April 13, 2023) – Berkeley County is seeking public feedback on its PY2023 Annual Action Plan (AAP), which addresses local housing and community development needs. The public may comment on the Annual Action Plan draft starting today, Thursday, April 13 through Saturday, May 13.
The Annual Action Plan provides a summary of the actions, activities, and funding resources the County needs to annually address the needs and goals identified by the Consolidated Plan. Needs can cover public facilities, economic development, housing, public services, and other eligible activities in unincorporated areas and within participating municipalities within the County.
Through the Community Development Block Grant program, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has approved approximately $1.28 million for Berkeley County to use to address these needs. Specifically, Berkeley County is set to receive $1,284,550 in CDBG funding and $552,117 in HOME funding from HUD for Program Year (PY) 2023, which begins July 1, 2023 and ends June 30, 2024. The proposed budget for PY 2023 is the following:
• Administration (20%): $256,910
• Demolition: $70,000
• Public Facilities: $957,640*
• Total: $1,284,550
*Council approved awarding funding to nine different local organizations and nonprofits at its meeting on April 10, 2023. View the groups and funding allocations HERE.
Hard copies of the plan, including blank pages for comments, will be available at the welcome desk in the front lobby of the County Administration Building, located at 1003 N. Highway 52 in Moncks Corner.
Comments on the Annual Action Plan may be submitted to the County’s CDBG Grants Specialist LeChele Brown at or delivered to the Grants Administration Office at 1003 N. Highway 52 in Moncks Corner. For more information, call (843) 719-4766.
– Prepared by the Berkeley County Public Information Office –