The Community Development Division administers three grants through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The division works diligently to design and implement community-based programs that provide decent housing, suitable living environments, and expanded economic opportunities for low-and-moderate income residents of unincorporated Bexar County and the following participating cities:
The goals of the county’s HUD-funded programs are to meet the needs of low to moderate-income residents who live in unincorporated areas of Bexar County or in one of the participating cities by:
- Providing safe, decent, sanitary, and affordable housing,
- Creating and maintaining suitable living environments,
- Preventing homelessness, re-house individuals and households who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, and
- Creating or expanding economic development opportunities for its residents particularly those who have low to moderate-income.
GRANT AND PROGRAM INFORMATION
The HOME Investment Partnerships Program develops and expands the supply of safe, decent, and affordable housing for families earning no more than 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI). Grantees may utilize HOME funds for a broad range of eligible housing activities.
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) provided for a supplemental appropriation of HOME Investment Partnerships Program Funds to assist individuals or households who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, and other vulnerable populations during the public health crisis.
Let's talk about using grants in Bexar County! Public hearings are intended to obtain resident views regarding community development and regarding housing needs, and solicit community input regarding priority non-housing community needs. View More >
Macdona Plaza Park Improvement Project, a transformative initiative aimed at enhancing community spaces, is set to receive a significant boost with $1.2 million in Community Development Block Grant – Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funding. Read on...
The ECD is pleased to announce the availability of funding for community development projects through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) programs. Read on...
Eligible Federally Registered Non-Profits 501(c)(3) and Governmental Entities can submit applications for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs. Read on...
Bexar County will make its 2020 Program Year Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) available for public examination and comment for a period of 15 days beginning Monday, December 13 through Tuesday, December 28, 2021. Read on...
Bexar County is beginning development of its 2021-2025 Consolidated Plan, 2021 Annual Action Plan, and Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. Read on...
The Kitty Hawk Flats project is a 212 unit affordable housing development which will provide high quality rental units for working families and individuals earning 30% - 70% of the Area Median Income and below. Total estimated cost is $39,908,999. Click for full document...
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