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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Dept. of Housing & Urban Development Forbearance for FHA mortgages

  • The Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has programs and options for borrowers of Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgages.
  • Currently, there are over 300,000 FHA mortgages that are at least 60 days behind and have not sought help to a...
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Commissioner Justin Rodriguez News
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Bexar County Announces Participants in 2021 Generation NEXT Arts Internship Program

  • The Generation NEXT Arts Internship Program is a partnership between Bexar County and the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts to which provides grant funding to local arts organizations to pay for a 10-week intern. 
  • 2021 is the 9th year for the p...
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Additional Info... Commissioner Justin Rodriguez News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Bexar County Approves Selection of 2021-2022 Community Grant Projects

  • In January 2021, the Bexar County Economic and Community Development Department sought applications for the 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Services Grant, and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program.
  • A total of 30 applications were...
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Additional Info... Commissioner Justin Rodriguez News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Funding for Westside Creeks Ecosystem Restoration Project Approved

The U.S. Treasury Civil Works division approved $2.34 Million in funding for the pre-construction engineering design phase of the Westside Creeks Project

  • The project’s focus is to restore 14 miles along historic west side creekways that were chan...
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Additional Info... Commissioner Justin Rodriguez News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Loop 1604 North Expansion Project Lane Closures

  • Current until Friday, June 18, Weeknights 9PM to 5AM
    1. Alternating lane and ramp closures on eastbound Loop 1604 from SH 16 (Bandera Rd.) to La Cantera Parkway. Consecutive ramps will not be closed at the same time.
    2. Alternating westbound mainlane closures fro...
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Additional Info... Commissioner Justin Rodriguez News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Court Approves Program to Improve Indigent Defense

  • In 2019, a group of Bexar County judges visited with representatives of the Lubbock County Managed Assigned Council (MAC) Program. Seeing thier success with the program, they have sought to establish a MAC Program here in Bexar County. 
  • This multi...
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Additional Info... Commissioner Justin Rodriguez News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Commissioners Court approves $150,000 to Continue AlamoPROMISE

Bexar County has approved a grant for the Alamo Colleges District for the AlamoPROMISE program.

  • The AlamoPROMISE program makes the first two years of community college free for high school seniors from economically challenged backgrounds
  • To find out more ab...
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Additional Info... Commissioner Justin Rodriguez News
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Bexar County Expands Big Fresh Market Box Program

Commissioner Justin Rodriguez partnered with Big State Produce on a healthy food box delivery program to create an option to make healthy produce more affordable and accessible to families in Bexar County.

This program, which began as a response t...

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Additional Info... Commissioner Justin Rodriguez News
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Commissioners Court Approves $13.8 Million in Rent, Utility Assitance

Commissioners Court has approved $13.8 million in funding for assistance programs for residents of unincorporated Bexar County and the suburban cities. The funding will provide assistance for rent, utilities, and other similar needs. 

This program...

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Additional Info... Commissioner Justin Rodriguez News
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Small Business Association Restaurant Revitalization Fund

  • The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses to keep their doors open.
  • Recipients are not required to repay the funding as long as funds are used for ...
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Additional Info... Commissioner Justin Rodriguez News
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Texas HHSC Extends Emergency SNAP Benefits for May

  • Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing approximately $246 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of May as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Recipien...
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Additional Info... Commissioner Justin Rodriguez News
Posted on: May 14, 2021

FCC & Bexar County Emergency Broadband Benefit

  • The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands.
  • Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of ...
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Additional Info... Commissioner Justin Rodriguez News
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Texas Emergency Rental Assistance Program

  • The Texas Emergency Rental Assistance Program (TERAP) helps eligible Texas tenants economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic by providing up to six months of rental assistance
  • Assistance can be used to pay the full contracted rent within the limits no...
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Additional Info... Commissioner Justin Rodriguez News