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December 4, 2016

Announcing the 2017 Annual Action Plan Fall Public Hearings

The City of Houston's Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) needs your input about investing approximately $40 million in federal entitlement grants to improve Houston neighborhoods and quality of life for low- and moderate-income families over the next year.  These federal grants include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons with HIV/AIDS (HOPWA), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG). The City's HCDD staff will present recent outcomes and highlights, review the grant process, and accept citizen comments about the use of this funding to address housing and community development needs in Houston.

The Fall Public Hearings are scheduled as follows:

Monday, December 5, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
Kashmere Multi-Service Center
4802 Lockwood Drive
Houston, TX 77026
For Public transportation use Metro: 80
Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
 Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center
3810 West Fuqua Street
Houston, TX 77045
For Public transportation use Metro: 11, 14, 54, 98

Both venues are accessible for persons with disabilities.  For additional information or to request special arrangements at the public hearings (interpreter, captioning for the hearing impaired, sign language) contact Paula Jackson at 832.394.6181 or

For more information about the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plans or HCDD's programs, you may access HCDD's website at  For specific questions or concerns about fair housing or landlord/tenant relations, please contact Royce Sells at 832.394.6240.

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