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eCon Planning Suite Citizen Participation and Consultation Toolkit


Date Published: April 2014


This toolkit provides strategies for grantees that would like to review and assess existing citizen participation and consultation practices and also provides tools to plan future outreach activities.

The objectives of this toolkit are to help grantees:

  • Use the eCon Planning Suite to analyze and communicate housing and community development needs and meet the citizen participation and consultation requirements in the consolidated planning process
  • Assess existing citizen participation and consultation efforts and identify strengths and weaknesses to improve future efforts
  • Engage stakeholders and the public in developing strategies to address needs and improve and the Consolidated Plan as a whole
  • Learn about “Best Practices” in citizen participation and consultation that can be achieved through the use of new technology such as the eCon Planning Suite and other internet-based platforms

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Tags: CDBG Entitlement CDBG State Con Plan ESG HOME HOPWA IDIS
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