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
  • Construction of affordable housing
  • 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 Council approved the Consolidated Plan 2015 - 2019 on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.  The Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2017 reflects the Goals and Objectives of the Consolidated Plan 2015 -2019. 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, in the amount of $468,248 for program year 2017. The City estimates an approximate $4,000 will be earned in program income.    
 
The purpose of the Community Development Block Grant Program is to support and perform activities which 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 program year 2017, from October 1, 2017, to September 30, 2018. Shown below are projects and funding for the 2017 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. 
 Organization  Funding
Frisco Family Services Center
Funds will be used to partially fund the salary of a Bilingual Social Worker to support the FFSC BASIC program.
 $33,339
Samaritan Inn
Funds will be used to provide shelter and services to persons experiencing homelessness.
 $12,268
Meals on Wheels
Funds will provide home-delivered meals to disabled and seniors.
 $21,305
Wellness Center
Funds will provide to support medical supplies, vaccines, and lab costs for Frisco seniors.
 $2,341
  
Non Public Services or Construction Funding Recommendations 
 Organization      Funding
City of Frisco Housing Rehabilitation
This program provides low-interest rehabilitation and reconstruction loans to low-moderate income owner-occupied households.
 $305,345

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

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