The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has allocated $893,274.00 in Home Investment Partnerships-American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) to the City of Galveston. These funds are to be used to help create affordable housing and supportive services for the qualifying populations: QP1 – Homeless Persons; QP2 – At Risk of Homelessness; QP3 – Persons Fleeing Domestic Violence; QP4 – Other Vulnerable Populations.
To receive the one-time HOME-ARP allocation, the City must develop and submit a HOME-ARP Allocation Plan. The Allocation Plan will include the following proposed HOME-ARP activities and budget.
HOME-ARP Grant Proposed Budget
Acquisition Development of Non-Congregate Shelters
Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA)
Development of Affordable Rental Housing
Non-Profit Capacity Building
Administration and Planning
Total HOME-ARP Allocation
The public may comment on the draft HOME-ARP Allocation Plan and proposed budget during the 15-day comment period from Saturday, February 25, 2023 through March 13, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. The draft HOME-ARP Allocation Plan can be reviewed at: The Grants & Housing Department, 2508 Ball Avenue, Galveston, TX 77550
Public comments may be submitted by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org; by mail/writing City of Galveston, Grants & Housing Department, 2508 Ball Avenue, Galveston, TX 77550; by phone at: (409) 797-3820 or at the Public Hearing scheduled: Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. located at: Galveston City Hall, Council Chambers, 823 Rosenberg St., 2nd Floor Galveston, TX 77550
Summaries of public comments and responses will be available in the HOME-ARP Allocation Plan.
In addition, the City will make adequate provisions to assist non-English speaking residents in interpreting program opportunities and provisions on a case-by-case basis, as well as provide auxiliary aides and services for individuals with disabilities. Request for special accommodations please email or call Rebekah Anderson, Director of Grants & Housing email@example.com or (409) 797-3820. Request for accommodation must be made with a 48-hour advance notice.