Subrecipient Information

 The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Since 1994, the CDBG program has provided the City of Mesquite with the opportunity to develop viable communities by funding activities that provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expand 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. 
The PY2022-23 CDBG Application Period will open April 15, 2022.

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2022-2023 CDBG RFP 
2022-2023 CDBG RFP Instructions
2022-2023 CDBG RFP Sec I-III
2022-2023 CDBG RFP Sec IV
2022-2023 CDBG RFP V
2022-2023 CDBG RFP-Budget Table

On March 27, 2020, the United States Congress passed HR 78, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Stimulus Act, (CARES Act). From the CARES Act, Mesquite received $1,583,307 in Community Development Block Grant – COVID19 (CDBG-CV) funds for emergency assistance to individuals, families, public service agencies and small businesses directly impacted by COVID-19. In fiscal years 2020 and 2021, a total of $1,443,972 has been allocated to Agency's which address housing, food security, domestic violence, Youth, and mental health needs. 

Subrecipients Awarded CDBG funds PY22-23

  • Hope's Door New Beginning Center, Domestic Violence Essential Services
    • For more information please visit their website at or call (972) 422-2911
  • Mesquite ISD, Safe Landing Program 
  • Mission East Dallas and Metroplex Project, Medical and Dental Services
  • Sharing Life Community Outreach, Rental Assistance Program 
  • The Family Place, Domestic Violence Services 
  • The Senior Source, Ombudsman Program 
  • Visiting Nurse Association, Meals on Wheels Program 

Funding is available from October 1,2022 through September 30,2023

Other Programs 

The following are internal programs that are CDBG funded:

  • Down Payment Assistance Program, available to first time homebuyers with down payment and or closing costs. 
  • Code Enforcement Program, focuses on preventing or eliminating the deterioration of structures in CDBG-eligible neighborhoods. 
  • Housing Rehabilitation Program, available to assist qualified homeowners with exterior, interior, and emergency home repairs.
  • Public Works' Orphan Sidewalks Program, focuses on rehabilitating or reconstructing deteriorated or missing sidewalk segments in CDBG-eligible neighborhoods. 
  • Summer Youth Internship Program, designed to provide youth the opportunity to gain experience in different career fields.

Contact Us

Community Development Block Grant
Housing & Community Services 
1616 N. Galloway Avenue 
Mesquite, TX 75149
(972) 216-6425