In accordance with the provisions of the National Affordable Housing Act, the State of New York is making a draft of its Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Program Year 2017 available for public comment. The CAPER analyzes New York State’s progress in implementing its HUD-approved Annual Action Plan for 2017. The public is invited to review the draft New York State CAPER and to offer comments on the document. The draft 2017 CAPER, as published for public comment, will be available during the public comment period on the New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) website at www.nyshcr.org. In addition, copies can be requested by e-mail at HCRConPln@nyshcr.org or by telephoning 1-518-474-8782. The public comment period will begin on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 and end on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Written comments must be postmarked no later than February 28, 2018 and addressed to: Alison Murphy, NYS HCR, Hampton Plaza, 38-40 State Street, Albany, NY 12207. E-mail comments must be sent by that date and e-mailed to: HCRConPln@nyshcr.org.