Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Announcements

Notice of Proposed Substantial Change Amendment and Comment Period for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) PY 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan
 

In accordance with the federal regulations governing the use of CDBG funds and the Citizen Participation Plan outlined in the City’s Consolidated Plan, the City of Mesquite proposes a substantial change to the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan. The substantial change consists of applying $10,159.92 in transferred Helping Others in Mesquite Everyday funds to the 2019-2020 Down Payment Assistance Program Activity for a new total budget of $45,452.33. A 30 day comment period on the proposed substantial amendment of the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan will occur January 20, 2020 – February 18, 2020. The public is invited to submit comments on the proposed substantial change in writing to:

"Attention: CDBG”

 P.O. Box 850137

Mesquite, Texas 75185

Or, drop comments off at the Community Services office located at 1616 North Galloway Ave. All written comments must be received by close of business (5:00 p.m.) on February 11, 2020 to be considered prior to the submission of the substantial change notice to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. For further information, please contact the Community Development Block Grant Coordinator, Ruby Butler, at RButler@cityofmesquite.com or 972-216-6425.


Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)


The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The CDBG program provides the City of Mesquite with the opportunity to develop viable communities by funding activities that provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities principally for low and moderate income persons. Funds are awarded to carry out a variety of community development activities directed toward neighborhood revitalization, economic development and the provision of improved community facilities and services. Program regulations are in 24 CFR Part 570.