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

NEW! Travis County is eligible for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for Program Year 2018 (PY18). A proposed PY18 Action Plan and Amendment to the PY17 Action Plan are now posted for public comment. A summary of the proposed projects is available in English (PY18) and Spanish (PY18). A summary of the proposed amendment is available in English (PY17) and Spanish (PY17). CDBG funds may be used for projects that benefit low-to-moderate income residents who live in the unincorporated areas of the County, or in the Villages of Webberville or San Leanna. Comments will be accepted for 30 days beginning June 27, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. and ending July 26, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. Additionally, a public hearing will be held on July 17, 2018, at 9:00 am at Travis County Commissioners Court. For more information, click here. Información en Español.

NEW! Central Texas Fair Housing Assessment Survey Travis County is currently participating in a collaborative planning process with nine other local jurisdictions to conduct a regional housing and economic opportunity study. Help us find solutions to challenges by taking the survey found at the following links:

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Community Development Block Grant

P.O. Box 1748
Austin, TX

Phone: (512) 854-3460


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