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SDHDA Hosting Listening Sessions in January Regarding Housing Finance Programs


For Immediate Release:  January 6, 2022
For More Information Contact:  Lorraine Polak, Executive Director, 773-3181

SDHDA Hosting Listening Sessions regarding Housing Finance Programs

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA), in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, will be hosting five listening sessions around the state to solicit comments on the 2022 Annual Action Plan of the Consolidated Plan and the allocation plans for the HOME, Housing Tax Credit, Housing Trust Fund, HOME-American Rescue Plan, Emergency Solutions Grant, Community Development Block Grant, and Housing Opportunity Fund Programs.

The listening sessions are an opportunity for the public to provide their comments, suggestions and ideas prior to drafting the 2022-2023 plans. The public will have another chance to provide written comments once the draft plans have been released in February.

Persons interested in providing comments may do so by appearing at one of the listening sessions scheduled for Yankton, Sioux Falls, Aberdeen, Pierre, and Rapid City, or by sending written comments to SDHDA, PO Box 1237, Pierre, SD 57501, by 5 p.m. CST, Feb. 4.

The listening sessions will be held at the following locations on the respective dates:

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022
2:00 p.m. (CST)
Planning and Development District III – Meeting Room
1808 Summit St.

Sioux Falls
Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022
9:30 a.m. (CST)
Downtown Sioux Falls Library – Meeting Room A
200 N. Dakota Ave

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022
5:30 p.m. (CST)
Public Safety Building – Community Room
114 2nd Ave. SE

Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022
2:00 p.m. (CST)
South Dakota Housing Development Authority – Board Room
3060 E. Elizabeth St.

Rapid City
Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022
10 a.m. (MST)
City Hall Community Room – 2nd Floor
300 6th St.

For those unable to attend the meetings in person, the Pierre meeting will also be available via Skype for Business. Be sure to download the application onto your device in plenty of time prior to joining the meeting. 

Join by Phone: 844.773.7615
Conference ID: 612350
Join by desktop or tablet:

For more information contact Chas Olson at 605.773.3181 or


South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is an independent, quasi-public agency that was created by the South Dakota legislature in 1973 with a stated mission to provide decent, safe and affordable housing to low- and moderate-income South Dakotans. SDHDA is a self-supporting, nonprofit entity that uses no state tax dollars to fund its operating budget. SDHDA utilizes housing bonds, tax credits and other federal and state resources to fund housing programs that provide mortgage and downpayment assistance, housing construction and rehabilitation, homelessness prevention and rental assistance. SDHDA does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin. For more information, visit

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