Community Development Block Grant

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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

  • Travis County is eligible for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for Program Year 2017 (PY17). CDBG funds may be used for projects that benefit low-to-moderate income residents who live in unincorporated areas of the County or in the Village of Webberville. An Annual Action Plan detailing the proposed projects for PY17 is now posted for public comment. A summary of the proposed projects is available in English(PY17) and Spanish(PY17).

    Additionally, Substantial Amendments to the PY15 and PY16 Action Plans are also being proposed. A summary of the proposed amendments is available in English(PY15_PY16) and Spanish(PY15_PY16).

    Comments will be accepted for 30 days beginning June 26, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. and ending July 25, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Additionally, two public hearings will be held on July 11, 2017 and July 25, 2017 at 9:00 am at Travis County Commissioners Court. Comments can be emailed to cdbg@traviscountytx.gov or mailed to Travis County CDBG Program, P.O. Box 1748, Austin, TX 78767.

  • Want to know which CDBG services you can apply for? Learn about our current projects.
  • Community Health Assessment and Health Improvement Plan
  • Turn in a project proposal

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Community Development Block Grant

P.O. Box 1748
Austin, TX

Phone: (512) 854-3460

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