The city of Carrollton, as an entitlement community, receives an annual grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as part of the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). The grant helps fund programs that assist Carrollton residents of low- and moderate-income.
Through Program Year 2015, Carrollton has received approximately $14 million dollars for projects and grant administration. Additionally, the amount used for grant administration, as a percentage of the total grant, is one of the lowest in the region. Efficient use of the grant is important to maximize the benefits to low- and moderate-income residents.
Public Hearing for City of Carrollton Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing
The City of Carrollton, as an entitlement community, receives an annual grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as part of the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). The grant helps fund programs that assist Carrollton residents of low- and moderate-income.
The CDBG program contains a regulatory requirement to affirmatively further fair housing based upon HUD’s obligation under Section 808 of the Fair Housing Act. In order to meet HUD’s compliance, the City is required to perform an Analysis of Impediments (AI) to Fair Housing study.
To read the first draft of the 2015 AI study, click here
In an effort to solicit increased community participation and involvement in identifying community development needs. The public comment period is an essential component of the AI study as it allows valuable input from various private and public groups on how to better identify and analyze any possible impediments to fair housing. We are very interested in your feedback and would truly appreciate your participation. The City of Carrollton will hold three (3) public meetings to receive your comments on the AI.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Crosby Recreation Center, Elm Fork Room, 1610 E. Crosby Rd. Carrollton TX 75006
Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Briefing Room on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, 1945 E Jackson Road.
The City Council will hold the final public hearing on July 7th, 2015 to receive your comments. The public hearing will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, 1945 E Jackson Road.
If you are unable to attend, you may submit written comments, concerns and/or ideas to the following address email@example.com
Call for Comments Project Year 2015 CDBG Action Plan
On October 1, 2015, the City of Carrollton will receive approximately $696,061 of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). According to Federal regulations, these funds must be utilized for the principal benefit of persons of low-to-moderate income in Carrollton.
In an effort to solicit increased community participation and involvement in identifying community development needs, the Neighborhood Advisory Commission (NAC) will conduct a public hearing to receive citizen input on Thursday June 11, 2015. The public hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Briefing Room on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, 1945 E Jackson Road.
Proposed activities for funding under the CDBG in Project Year 2015 include;
$543,720 N.O.T.I.C.E. Carrollton Downs
$79,000 housing rehabilitation in the form of minor home repair; emergency home repair and major home repair;
$58,341 Enhanced Code Enforcement
$15,000 N.O.T.I.C.E. Parks Improvements Rhoton Park
If you would like to read the first draft of the Project Year 2015 Action Plan for the City of Carrollton, please click here. The NAC and the City Council cordially invite your comments, concerns and/or ideas on the potential uses of these funds.
If you are unable to attend, you may submit written comments, concerns and/or ideas to the following e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit all comments by June 30, 2015.
Explore the projects CDBG money has been used for:
CDBG Document Library
As a recipient of CDBG funds, the city is required by Federal law to produce several reports. These require Adobe Reader to view.
A note about the program year designation: HUD's calendar does not match the "standard" calendar year; program year 2011 actually starts on October 1, 2011 and ends on September 30, 2012.
The HUD-required Consolidated Plan is a comprehensive effort to plan for Carrollton's long-term community development needs to help define a long-term strategy to use HUD funds. Within the document is an assessment of the city's needs, programs, policies, and application for federal assistance. This is the second such plan to be developed, and was adopted July 6, 2004. In 2009, The City of Carrollton hired BBC Research and Consulting Group to prepare City's 2009-2014 Consolidated Plan. A copy of previous and current plans can be accessed below:
Consolidated Plan 2004-2009
Consolidated Plan 2009-2014
Consolidated Plan 2014-2018
One Year Plan of Action
The HUD-required One Year Plan of Action (Action Plan) is an annual report that outlines the specific projects and activities that will be funded during the program year to address Carrollton's community development priorities as established in the Consolidated Plan.
Previous Action Plans:
Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report
The HUD-required Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is an annual review of its CDBG Program and the progress made on the implementation of its five-year plan.
Program Year 2011
Program Year 2010
Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Study 2008-2009
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