Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Public Notice of the 5-day Comment Period for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year 2019 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report
In accordance with federal regulations governing, the use of CDBG funds and the Citizen Participation Plan outlined in the City’s 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan, the City of Mesquite proposes the 2019 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) with a five-day public comment period. The Final Draft of the CAPER can be viewed here: PY2019 CDBG CAPER Final Draft
The five-day comment period on the proposed 2019 CAPER will occur February 22, 2021 through February 26, 2021, and is allowable through a waiver issued by HUD on April 17, 2020. The public is invited to submit comments on the CAPER in writing to “Attention: CDBG”, P.O. Box 850137, Mesquite, Texas 75185-0137, to drop comments off at the Community Services office at 1616 North Galloway Ave or, email comments to RButler@cityofmesquite.com. All written comments must but received by the close of business (5:00 p.m.) on February 26, 2021 to be considered prior to the submission of the 2019 CAPER to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
For further information, please contact the Community Development Block Grant Coordinator at 972-216-6425 or RButler@cityofmesquite.com.
Introducing the City of Mesquite's Texas Emergency Rental Assistance (TERAP) and Texas Eviction Diversion (TEDP) Programs
Beginning February 1, 2021, the City of Mesquite's Texas Emergency Rental Assistance Program (TERAP) will assist qualified City of Mesquite residents who are financially impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If both the tenant and Landlord agree to participate and meet the requirements, the TERAP program may provide up to six months of rental assistance. Applicants must be at or below 80% of the Dallas County Area Median Income (AMI) to be eligible. Please refer to the chart below.
Applicants who have been referred to the Texas Eviction Diversion Program (TEDP) may apply using the TERAP forms below and enter their court information on page one of the Tenant Application Form.
To apply, please complete all 5 of the Forms found below. Applications submitted with missing documents cannot be processed. Completed Forms may be submitted via email to RButler@cityofmesquite.com or faxed to 972-329-8340. Assistance will be awarded to qualified applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until funding has been fully expended.
For questions, please contact the CDBG Coordinator at 972-216-6425 or RButler@cityofmesquite.com
TERAP Application Documents