Community Development Block Grant

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is provided by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These funds must be used primarily to benefit low- and moderate-income persons living in the City of Frisco.

Possible uses of funds include:

  • Acquisitions or purchases of public facilities
  • Rehabilitation of housing stock for low- and moderate-income homeowners
  • Provision of services concerned with housing, employment, crime prevention, child care, health, drug abuse, education, fair housing, energy conservation, welfare, or recreation.

Up to 15% of the grant amount may be provided for public services.

For information on the application process, please see the Grants page.

Consolidated Plan

The City of Frisco Community Development Division created the 5 year Consolidated Plan (2020-2024) and submitted the PY 2021 Annual Action Plan  to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in August 2021.  

The City of Frisco received notification that it will be receiving Community Development Block Grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for $671,872 for the program year 2021. The City estimates an approximate $15,000 will be earned in program income. 

The purpose of the Community Development Block Grant Program is to support and perform activities that primarily benefit low- and moderate-income persons and prevent or eliminate slums or blight. The total amount of Community Development Block Grant funds will be used for the program year 2021, from October 1, 2021, to September 30, 2022. Shown below are projects and funding for the 2020 program year. 

Public Service Funding Recommendations – by law, the City of Frisco can only use up to 15% of its CDBG funding for public services.

OrganizationFunding
Frisco Family Services Center
Funds will partially fund a Bilingual Social Worker's salary to support the FFSC BASIC program.
 $35,5604
Samaritan Inn
Funds will provide shelter and services to persons experiencing homelessness.
$40,220
Meals on Wheels
Funds will provide home-delivered meals to the disabled and seniors.
$25,000


Non-Public Services or Construction Funding Recommendations

OrganizationFunding
City of Frisco Housing Rehabilitation
This program provides low-interest rehabilitation and reconstruction loans to low-moderate income owner-occupied households.
$147,717
City of Frisco Public Improvements and Infrastructure
This program provides public facility and infrastructure activities to low- and moderate-income areas.


$300,000


Administrative Costs – The City of Frisco will use up to 20% of its CDBG entitlement to offset the administrative costs of the CDBG program. Regulatory Citation: 24 CFR 570.206.

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