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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 19-1911



Proposed PHARE (Act 105 of 2010) (State Housing Trust Fund) Plan Including Funds Available through Marcellus Shale Impact Fee (Act 13 of 2012), Realty Transfer Tax (Act 58 of 2015) and the National Housing Trust Fund (Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008); Public Comment

[49 Pa.B. 7544]
[Saturday, December 21, 2019]

 The Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund (PHARE Fund) was established by the act of November 23, 2010 (P.L. 1035, No. 105) (Act 105) to provide a structure by which certain State and Federal funds may be used to support housing throughout this Commonwealth. The Housing Finance Agency (Agency) administers the PHARE Fund. Under the PHARE program, various funding sources are available to fund the PHARE program in 2020. Accordingly, the Agency has prepared a proposed PHARE Plan outlining the distribution strategies, the priorities and the timelines for accepting applications and funding programs and projects in 2020.

 Act 105 establishes a public comment period and to administer the PHARE Fund with the added moneys, the Agency is inviting public comment about the PHARE Plan. The proposed PHARE Plan is now available at

 Written comments are now being accepted on the proposed PHARE Plan addressed to Bryce Maretzki, Housing Finance Agency, 211 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, Comments are due no later than February 21, 2020. The Agency shall make all comments available for public inspection.

Executive Director

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-1911. Filed for public inspection December 20, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]

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