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October 7, 2020Travis County Launches Nonprofit Grant Program

Saturday, June 27th at 11 am

Accessing Services during CoVid

Join us for a conversation about available resources in the Austin/Travis County area, including CoVid-19 Testing, food assistance, rental/utility assistance, healthcare, mental healthcare, and substance use disorder resources.

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Cómo Acceder Servicios Durante CoVid

Los esperamos en nuestra conversación interactiva sobre recursos disponibles en el área de Austin y Condado de Travis, incluyendo información acerca pruebas de CoVid-19, accesso a alimentos, assistencia con renta y utilidades, cuidado de la salud, cuidado de la salud mental, y apoyo por uso
de sustancias.

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March 31, 2020Working from home Tips During COVID-19

March 19, 2020 - As the number of cases of COVID-19 increase, so does the associated anxiety. To aid individuals and communities during this time, Mental Health America has compiled a range of resources and information.

March 16, 2020 - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

August 29, 2017 - HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The Austin Animal Center Continues to Ask for the Community’s Help as Shelter Remains at Capacity

Zika Virus Information

Watch the Black History Program from February 11, 2016

Wondering what's for Dinner Tonight? Texas A&M AgriLife Extension has the answer! Watch this week's video!

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) News

Travis County Emergency Rental Assistance and Eviction Diversion Program Funding

On January 26, 2021, Travis County Health and Human Services (HHS) CDBG Office executed a contract with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) to receive a direct allocation of $414,722.92 to administer the Texas Emergency Rental Assistance Program (TERAP) and Texas Eviction Diversion Program (TEDP) and serve approximately 39 clients in the Travis County CDBG service area (unincorporated parts of Travis County, and all areas within the Village of San Leanna, the Village of Webberville, Lago Vista, Creedmoor, and West Lake Hills.

Outreach and marketing strategies will begin in February 2021. The Travis County CDBG Office and its partner(s) plan to begin processing applications no later than April 15, 2021.

Community Contact Portal

Portal de Contacto Comunitario

Travis County Program Eligibility Requirements

Requisitos de Eligibilidad para el Programa del Condado de Travis

Program Presentation (in English)

Presentación del Programa (en español)

To prepare to submit an application, tenants and landlords should review the following:

Note that forms are also available in Spanish here.

Please do not email forms or applications prior to April 15, 2021.

Questions? Please call 512-854-3460 or email [email protected]

Community Needs Survey

If you live in San Leanna, Webberville, Creedmoor, Lago Vista, or West Lake Hills, or in unincorporated Travis County, we want to hear from you!

Please complete the Travis County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) PY21 Community Needs Survey. This survey allows residents to tell us about community needs that impact low- and moderate-income families, persons with disabilities, seniors, and youth. Your input will be used to help develop Travis County’s annual action plans for the approximately $1.2 million in annual CDBG funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). It will also help inform other Travis County departments about needs in these areas of the county.

The survey is available online in English and Spanish (Español) or can be mailed upon request. To request a mailed copy of the survey, call 512-854-3460 or email [email protected] You can also download and print the survey in English or Spanish (Español). Please turn in completed surveys at any Travis County Community Center or mail them to Travis County CDBG, P.O. Box 1748, Austin, TX 78767.

 

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TAX RATE: TRAVIS COUNTY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.6 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $11.00.

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