Welcome to Economic and Community Development!
Bexar County Commissioners Court has entrusted Economic and Community Development (ECD) with investing and leveraging federal, state and local resources in order to ensure that citizens receive the empowerment services that will improve their quality of life while making an economic impact in Bexar County. The requests of Bexar County's citizens are diverse, ranging from energy and veteran's assistance to housing rehabilitation and construction of infrastructure and public facilities. ECD has also been charged with leading the way in the area of community health. ECD has created a proactive approach to meeting the needs of Bexar County citizens.
Bexar County's Economic and Community Development accomplishes its mission of facilitating significant change in Bexar County through the investment of appropriate resources in eight divisions. Each division focuses on its area of specialty to keep "Changing lives - Changing communities" through the careful, deliberate use of appropriate tools and resources.
Bexar County receives funding from the Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Funds are used to improve infrastructure, provide public services, build affordable housing and rehabilitate existing housing.
Our vision at Economic Development to is grow Bexar County’s economy by developing local workforce, partnering with local business organizations and capitalizing on investment opportunities that strengthen the community.
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Community Resources department provides financial assistance for utility payments to eligible county residents for electric and natural gas bills. We also provide Pauper Burial assistance.