In May and October of 2015, Travis County experienced floods that were declared Presidential Disaster Areas. As a part of the declaration, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will provide funds to the State of Texas through the Texas General Land Office (GLO) to be distributed to affected areas to facilitate long term recovery in the form of Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds.

Travis County is eligible to receive a regional allocation of $5,531,116 in CDBG-DR funds. These dollars are for long term recovery needs related to the May and October 2015 floods.

In November 2016, the Travis County Commissioners Court approved a Method of Distribution for the funds. Travis County and the City of Austin will prepare project proposals for the use of these funds for approval by GLO.

Community Development Block Grant

P.O. Box 1748
Austin, TX

Phone: (512) 854-3460

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