Community Development - CDBG Program
Housing and Community Development
The City of New Braunfels receives a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
These funds are distributed throughout the community to provide eligible recipients with annual grants that can be used to revitalize neighborhoods, expand affordable housing, provide economic opportunities and improve community facilities and services, primarily supporting low and moderate-income persons.
IMPORTANT PROGRAM RESOURCE: Details regarding the CDBG program are available in this HUD-issued CDBG Guide.
2020-2024 5-Year Consolidated Plan for CDBG Program
DRAFT PLAN AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT JUNE 22, 2020 TO JULY 22, 2020:
The City is currently developing its 2020-2024 5-Year Consolidated Plan and invites you to provide your valuable feedback which will be used to assist the City in creating a Plan that identifies and addresses housing and community development needs as well as establish priorities for CDBG funding for the next five years. In addition to several public meeting opportunities, the City would appreciate your participation in the following survey offered in English or in Spanish.
OPTIONAL JUNE 16 VIRTUAL MEETING INFORMATION: Interested parties may attend this meeting in person at City Hall (550 Landa Street) or to participate in a Zoom meeting, use this link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82040658240 or use ID # 820 4065 8240 when calling 888-475-4499 (Toll Free) or 877-853-5257 (Toll Free).
The City of New Braunfels supports HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) in their efforts to "eliminate housing discrimination, promote economic opportunity, and achieve diverse, inclusive communities." Additional information and resources are available at HUD’s FHEO website.
FHEO Fair Housing Hotline: (800) 669-9777
FHEO TDD Line: (800) 927-9275