Community Development Block Grant Program

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Program Overview

  • What is CDBG?

    The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a federally funded program though the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The primary purpose of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is the development of viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment and expanded economic opportunities, principally for persons of very low- and low-income.

    The city of Texarkana plans to use CDBG funds for the following projects for PY2018 (Oct 1, 2018 - Sept 30, 2019) as approved in 2018 Annual Action Plan / 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan:
  • Housing Rehabilitation (properties already selected)
  • Homebuyers Assistance :  Down payment & closing cost assistance
  • Public Services : Youth programs, life skills, job training, coordinated services for homeless
  • Public Improvements & Infrastructure : Sidewalks, ADA accessibility, tree planting
  • Revolving Loan Fund : Financial assistance for economic development of businesses in downtown
  • Public Facilities & Parks : Park improvements
CDBG PY2018 Projects Info
CDBG Programs Info Sheet

CDBG Programs  

Housing Rehabilitation Program-application period currently closed

First Time Homebuyers Assistance Program:

Program Brochure

Information Sheet

Home, Bank, Realtor Information


Loan Addendum

Certification of Principal Residence

Verification of Disability

Release & Consent Form

Education Class Flyer

HUD Form 27061

Receipt of Lead Based Paint Info

Lead Based Paint Information

108 Loan Funds:

Section 108 Loan Funds Award

CDBG Plans & Reporting Documents

2019 Annual Action Plan (Draft)

2017 Annual Action Plan
2016 Amended Action Plan
2016 Annual Action Plan
2015 Annual Action Plan
2014 Annual Action Plan
2013 Annual Action Plan
2012 Annual Action Plan

Citizen Participation Plan

PY2018 Annual Community Assessment Letter

2018-2022 Consolidated Plan (includes 2018 Annual Action Plan)
2013-2017 Amended 5 Year Consolidated Plan

Fair Housing Analysis of Impediments Report & Action Items

PY2017 Accomplishments Presentation

PY2018 Caper

2015 CAPER
2014 CAPER
2013 CAPER
2012 CAPER

To file a Fair Housing Complaint contact the City at 903-798-1779 or HUD at 1-800- 669-9777 and for the hearing impaired, please call TTY 1-800-927-9275. For more information, please visit HUD’s Fair Housing Website.

Questions? Please contact our CDBG Administrator Betsy Freeman at 903.798.1779.

 Para presentar una queja de Vivienda Justa de contactos de la Ciudad al 903-798-1779 o al 1-800 669-9777 HUD y para personas con discapacidad auditiva , por favor llamar al TTY 1-800-927-9275 . Para obtener más información, visite la página web del certamen vivienda de HUD .

 Preguntas? Por favor, póngase en contacto con nuestro Administrador de CDBG Betsy Freeman en 903.798.1779.