March 27, 2020

The U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) administers the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Programs and has released the 2020 CDBG and HOME Funding Allocations. The City will receive CDBG funding of $1,214,844 and HOME funding of $275,681. The 2020 Allocations are an increase from the City's 2019 funding by: CDBG +$15,551 (+1.3%) and HOME +$17,231 (+6.67%). CDBG and HOME Program Income has been estimated at a total of $50,000 (CDBG $20,000 and HOME $30,000). City Council reviewed these projects on March 24, 2020 with a consensus to complete the citizen participation process. The projects will be submitted to Council for approval on April 30, 2020. All CDBG Projects will provide a benefit to the low-moderate income (LMI) population. All HOME Projects will provide an affordable housing benefit to LMI households.

The City encourages citizen participation in the Consolidated Planning Process and is initiating a 30-Day Citizen Comment Period on the 2020 CDBG & HOME Program Proposed Objectives and Projects. Questions or comments on the 2020 Programs will be received by telephone at 409-797-3820 or in writing to City of Galveston, Grants & Housing Dept., 2508 Ball Avenue, Galveston, TX 77550 or until 5:00 p.m., April 28, 2020. Upon completion of the citizen participation process, approval by City Council, and all HUD requirements, the City’s 2020 Action Plan (application) will be submitted to HUD.

The 2020 CDBG & HOME Program Proposed Objectives and Projects and Site Map are available here:

2020 CDBG & HOME Objectives & Projects
 2020 CDBG & HOME Objectives Projects Proposed Spanish

2020 CDBG & HOME Project Map