Community Development Block Grant


The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds housing, infrastructure and social services projects for residents with low and moderate income that live in the unincorporated areas of Travis County. Residents and non-profit agencies can help determine projects by providing project ideas and proposals.

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CDBG funding comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Community Development. The program provides annual grants on a formula basis to entitled cities and counties to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons. Visit the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development web site for more information.

News & Announcements

Attend a Public Hearing on March 26, 2019 for CDBG

Travis County invites the public to attend a public hearing on March 26, 2019 at 9:00 am at Travis County Commissioners Courtroom, 700 Lavaca, Austin, TX. Residents will have the opportunity to present community needs and recommend projects for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for usage in the unincorporated areas of Travis County and the Villages of Webberville and San Leanna. The information collected will guide the 5 year strategic plan (October 2019- September 2024) and the selection of CDBG projects for the Program Year 2019 (October 2019-September 2020). For more information, see the invitation in English and Spanish (Español).

Can’t attend a public meeting regarding community needs? You may also participate by filling out a Participation Form (Needs Survey). To access and submit a Participation Form, go to “Submit your Participation Form” near the bottom of the Participate webpage.

Submit a Comment on the Draft of Central Texas Regional Fair Housing Study

The draft Central Texas Regional Fair Housing Study is now available for public comment through April 23. You can offer comments through the comment box on the Get Involved page, email them to, or send written comments to Central Texas AI, 6740 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80220. If you prefer to comment verbally by phone, let us know and we will contact you about a time to talk.

The Executive Summary and Appendix A can be found here:

To access the full draft of the Study, please visit

Fair Housing Community Meeting! March 9, 2019, 10:30am – 12:00 pm

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HOME bigger than Houses

From Paper to Reality, How do we win Fair and Inclusive Housing?

Please join us at a community meeting on March 9th to move forward as a region. Help bring fair and inclusive housing from paper to reality!

Enjoy good food, poetry, music, hands-on activities and converse about how we can create the solutions we want.

Provide feedback on the Fair Housing Study and the Travis County Community Development Block Grant 2019-2023 Consolidate

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Community Development Block Grant

P.O. Box 1748
Austin, TX

Phone: (512) 854-3460


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