Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)


2020 CARES Act Funding Application now available!

The City of Mesquite is now accepting applications for its Community Development Block Grant – CARES Act funds (CDBG-CV) for Fiscal Year 2020. The City received $672,453 in CDBG-CV Funds for FY2020. Eligible non-profits, City departments, and neighborhood organizations are encouraged to apply. Awarded funds will be available to selected agencies and organizations starting July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Applications will be accepted on an open basis until available funds are depleted.   

Agencies and organizations interested in applying for CDBG-CV funding, must have a program that meets one of the following National Objectives: (1) Benefits persons of extremely low- to low-income; (2) Meets community development needs related to COVID-19.

To download the application please click HERE.

Complete applications may be submitted via fax to 972-329-8340, via email to, or delivered to the Housing & Community Services front desk located at 1616 N. Galloway, Mesquite TX 75149.

For more information or questions regarding the application, please contact the CDBG Coordinator at (972) 216-6425 or 

The City of Mesquite Wants Your Input!

The City of Mesquite needs your input about how to spend the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant funds the City will receive during the next five years (October 2020 - September 2024). Please provide input by attending a Public Input Meeting!

Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Location: Mesquite Arts Center1527 N. Galloway Ave., Mesquite


Date: Monday, July 27, 2020
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: Lakeside Activity Center, 101 Holley Park, Mesquite

This meeting will also include a survey on Impediments to Fair Housing*


If you're unable to attend a meeting, you can still participate in the process by filling out the Res
ident survey online. Before taking the survey, we invite you to learn more about the CDBG grant by viewing our 2020 Public Input Meeting presentation.

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If you would prefer a printed version please visit 1616 N. Galloway Ave, Mesquite, TX 75149 to pick up a copy. Surveys can be returned via email to, faxed to (972)329-8340, or mailed to P.O. Box 850137, Mesquite TX 75185-0137 attn: CDBG Coordinator, Housing and Community Services Department.

For questions about the Consolidated Plan, please contact the CDBG Coordinator at 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.