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Community Development Block Grant

2018-2019 Community Development Block Grant

Emergency Solutions Grant

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Grant Programs


The City of El Paso is soliciting funding proposals for the 2018-2019:

  • Community Development Block Grant, 
  • Emergency Solutions Grant and 
  • Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Grant programs.

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds may be utilized for various activities including, but not limited to, public facilities, public services, housing, and economic development.  Proposed projects must benefit low- and moderate-income persons or neighborhoods.  

The following amounts are projected to be made available:

  • $1,390,218 for District #2 Target Area projects;  
  • $1,390,218 for District #4 Target Area projects; 
  • $939,331 for Public Service activities;
  • $80,000 competitive public service set-aside for up to two Incubator New project(s);
  • $40,000 competitive public service set-aside for one First Time Homebuyer Counseling project;
  • $90,000 competitive set-aside for one Microenterprise Technical Assistance project;
  • $25,000 competitive set-aside for one Fair Housing Education and Outreach project.

Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds may be utilized by public agencies and private, non-profit corporations for the provision of street outreach, emergency shelter, homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing, Homeless Management Information Systems and administrative costs to assist individuals and families in regaining stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness.  Approximately $565,798 may be available for ESG activities.

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds may be utilized by private, non-profit corporations for tenant-based rental assistance, supportive services and administrative costs connected with the provision of housing and homeless prevention activities for persons living with AIDS. Approximately $435,033 may be available for HOPWA activities.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Please submit applications through email, mail or in person at:

Department of Community and Human Development

City 3, 801 Texas Avenue, 3rd Floor, El Paso, Texas 79901

Phone: (915) 212-1660 or (915) 212-1652

CDBGapplications@elpasotexas.gov

 

Click on the links below to view and print 2018-2019 applications

 Application

Deadline 

 1. Citizen Request Form -  English October 19, 2017 
 2. Citizen Request Form - Spanish October 19, 2017
 3. City Department Application December 7, 2017
 4. Fair Housing Application December 7, 2017 
 5. Government Entity Application December 7, 2017
 6. Microenterprise Application December 7, 2017
 7. Volunteer Rehab Application December 7, 2017
 8. Letter of Intent  - Public Services September 7, 2017
 9. Letter of Intent - ESG Program September 7, 2017
 10. Letter of Intent - First Time Homebuyers Counseling Program September 7, 2017
 11. Letter of Intent - HOPWA Program September 7, 2017

 
NOTE: Late applications will not be considered for funding.



 

Community Development Block Grant

Community and Human Development
801 Texas Ave., 3rd Floor
El Paso, Texas 79901

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


CDBG Administration
(915) 212-0138

Housing Services Division
(915) 212-0139

Neighborhood Services
(915) 212-1682

Empowerment Zone
(915) 212-1681

Foster Grandparent Program
(915) 212-1678

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
(915) 212-1683