CITY OF FRISCO
NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS
SOCIAL SERVICES GRANT FUNDS
The Social Services and Housing Board expects to hold public hearings during the months of February, March, April, and May of 2015 in order to make recommendations to the City Council concerning the allocation of funding of the following grants:
1. Community Development Block Grant PY 2015
These funds must be used primarily to benefit low and moderate income persons living in the City of Frisco, including homeless persons, abused children, battered spouses, handicapped persons, and elderly persons. Possible uses of the funds include acquisition or purchase of public facilities, construction of affordable housing, and 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.
2. Social Services Grant PY 2016
Social Services Grants are provided to non-profit agencies that provide assistance to Frisco residents. The majority of these funds will be granted to agencies that provide for services to low and moderate income residents.
After January 9, 2015,APPLICATIONS may be downloaded from the website, www.friscotexas.gov, completed and submitted by 5:00 pm on Friday, February 6, 20154 to Stacy Brown, Housing and Grants Manager, George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Office C516, Frisco, TX 75034. Citizens and interested organizations who would like to apply for the use of these funds may obtain a copy of the application form and the program guidelines from the City of Frisco website, www.friscotexas.gov, under Projects/Programs, Community Development.
A grant application workshop will be conducted on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the McCallum room on the 4th Floor of the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, Texas 75034 to answer questions about the application. Applicants attending the Workshop will receive additional points on the application evaluation. Citizens and interested organizations that do not have internet access may obtain a copy of the application by contacting Stacy Brown, Housing and Grants Manager at 972-292-5114, or by writing to Stacy Brown, Housing and Grants Manager, George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, TX 75034, or in person at the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Office C516, Frisco, TX 75034.
HOUSING REHABILITATIOn program
The City of Frisco's Housing Rehabilitation Program is funded by the City of Frisco's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). These funds are awarded to the City of Frisco by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Our goal is to preserve existing low and moderate income housing, to assist very low, low and moderate income owners/occupants in bringing their dwellings up to an acceptable standard, and to enhance and revitalize neighborhoods within the city. The home must be a single-family dwelling and own-occupied by a family that meet guidelines.
Click here to Download the Housing Rehabilitation Application
HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM POLICY
The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing because of: race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability, or familial status. For more information on fair housing click here, and for information on how to submit a fair housing complaint, please click here. To review the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (2010), please click here.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT DOCUMENTS AND REPORTS
PY 2013 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT(CAPER)
PY 2014 Community Development Block Grant - Annual Action Plan
PY 2012 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORTING (CAPER)
PY 2013 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT - ANNUAL ACTION PLAN
Analysis of Impediments for Fair Housing Choice (2010)
Consolidated Five Year Strategic Plan (10/1/2010 - 9/30/2015). This plan includes the Action Plan for Program Year 2010.
For more information on the City of Frisco Community Development Block Grant Program contact:
Housing and Grants Manager
City of Frisco
6101 Frisco Square Blvd. 5th Floor
Frisco, TX 75034
(972) 292-5114 phone
(972) 292-5122 fax