April 08, 2013
Millions of Federal Funds to be Spent in Houston to Improve Houston Communities
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The City of Houston's Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) is hosting a public hearing for Houstonians to review and comment on the draft 2013 Action Plan and proposed budgeted activities for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development federal grants including Community Development Block Grant Program, Home Investment Partnership Program, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Program and Emergency Solutions Grants Program.
The Annual Action Plan process allows the general public to review and provide comments on how the City plans to allocate federal funds on various community development activities including: affordable housing, single-family home repair, community development, neighborhood facility improvements; and programs serving the youth, the homeless, persons living with AIDS and people with special needs.
There are two ways to comment on the draft 2013 Action Plan:
1. Present your comments at a hearing. Attend the public hearing and add your name to the speaker's list.
2. Write a letter to HCDD: (Attn: Andrea Jones, Public Hearing Coordinator) 601 Sawyer, Suite 400, Houston, TX 77007; or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All letters and emails must be received by Wednesday, April 17, 2013 to be considered for publication in the Action Plan.
To view the draft 2013 Action Plan: