Announcements and Information
Public Notice of CDBG/HOME/ESG Application Process and Workshop
Apr 11 2017 - 10:09:00 am
PUBLIC NOTICE
2017 CDBG/HOME/ESG CONSOLIDATED PROGRAM
PLANNING AND APPLICATION PROCESS
Notification of Anticipated Funding Available

The City of Pasadena Community Development Department will begin the planning and development process for the 2017 Consolidated Program Year. Approximately $2.1 million in federal funding is estimated to be available, pending receipt of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding agreement for 2017. Funding sources include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program. Funding will be prioritized to primarily benefit the low- to moderate-income areas and populations within the City of Pasadena. Each project shall produce outcomes that provide a positive impact to the community’s needs, as outlined in the 2013-2017 Five Year Consolidated Plan.

Priority objectives for funding include the following:
  • Adult Basic Education Services such as GED/ESL Courses, Language Proficiency Courses, Employment Training or Workforce Preparation;
  • Health Services and/or Substance Abuse Prevention;
  • Child Care Services;
  • Special Needs Services, such as Transportation of Elderly/Disabled Persons, Senior Adult Programs, Meals on Wheels, or Youth Care Services;
  • Affordable Housing Activities, such as the development of Affordable Housing, First-Time Homebuyer Assistance Programs, Housing Rehabilitation, Homeownership Counseling Services, and Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO) projects;
  • Public Facilities and Improvement Activities, such as Public Facilities, Infrastructure, or Neighborhood Centers within the eligible Low-Income Target Areas;
  • Homeless Assistance, such as Supportive Services for Homeless Individuals and/or Domestic Violence Victims, Child Care, and Employment Preparation to transition homeless individuals to self-sufficiency.

The Community Development Department will provide a program overview and review of the application packet during the Application Workshop, scheduled as follows:


CDBG/HOME/ESG Application Workshop
Monday, April 24, 2017
Workshop: 2:00 P.M.

Location:
City of Pasadena Council Chambers
1211 Southmore Avenue
Pasadena, TX, 77502


All for-profits, non-profits, subrecipients, developers, CHDOs, City Departments and other organizations interested in applying for grant funds must register for and attend the MANDATORY workshop scheduled above. Applications will NOT be accepted by any entity not in attendance. To register for the workshop, contact the Community Development Department at (713) 475-7294 or CommDev@ci.pasadena.tx.us.


In compliance with the American Disabilities Act, individuals needing special accommodations (including auxiliary communicative aids and services) should notify the Community Development Department at (713) 475-7294 or may call the City of Pasadena through Relay Texas, 1-800-735-2989 (TDD) or 1-800-735-2988 (VOICE), at least 24 hours in advance of scheduled workshop date. A Spanish speaker will be present during the workshop upon 24 hour request.

Para obtener más información sobre estos programas, puede contactar a la Oficina de Desarrollo Comunitario al (713) 475-7294. También, un traductor en español estará presente durante el taller a petición de por lo menos 24 horas antes. La información proporcionada puede verse en español en el sitio http://www.ci.pasadena.tx.us/default.aspx?name=comdev.home.
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