Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs - Building Homes and Strengthening Communities

Community Affairs Announcements

Comment Period for LIHEAP Weatherization Waiver Request

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (the "Department") announces the opportunity for interested parties to provide comment on the Department's request to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to exceed the 15% maximum percentage limit placed on funds used for weatherization activities for low-income households within the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). For your review, a copy of the letter requesting the waiver is posted below.

Timeframe: The comment period for this request will be open from Friday, September 26, 2014 through Monday September 29, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.  Comments may be submitted to Sharon Gamble, Community Affairs Programs Manager, at sharon.gamble@tdhca.state.tx.us.

Texas 2014 Weatherization Waiver Request (PDF)


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    • 7/7/2014 - Scam Alert - Caller ID Spoofing and Personal Information
    • 7/1/2014 - Online Forum for Engagement/Feedback- Income Eligibility Rules
    • 6/30/2014 - LIHEAP PLAN/Public Hearing
    • 6/26/2014 - CA New Procurement Webpage
    • 6/10/2014 - Release of RFA for CSBG and CEAP Funds
    • …(Download the PDF document for previous announcements.)

Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)

  • Program Announcements (PDF) | CEAP Program page
    • 6/26/2014 - CEAP Program Guidance - Revisions
    • 6/12/2014 - Federal Register Notice About LIHEAP Performance Data Form
    • 12/18/2013: Updated CEAP FAQ's
    • …(Download the PDF document for previous announcements.)

Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)

  • Program Announcements (PDF) | CSBG Program page
    • 7/22/2014 - CSBG 2015 Community Action Plan Requirements
    • 7/3/2014 - 2015 CAP Plan Workshop
    • 02/11/2014: CSBG National Survey for 2013 is Now Available for Data Entry
    • …(Download the PDF document for previous announcements.)

Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG)

Homeless Housing and Services Program (HHSP)

  • Program Announcements (PDF) | HHSP Guidance page
    • 01/14/2013: New Date and Time for PY 2013 HHSP Implementation Workshop
    • 01/03/2013: PY 2013 Implementation Workshop for the Homeless Housing and Services Program
    • 11/14/2012: HHSP Status Update and Program Information
    • …(Download the PDF document for previous announcements.)

Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

  • Program Announcements (PDF) | WAP Program page
    • 6/25/2014 - 2014 Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Program (WAP) Funding
    • 02/28/2104: Quality Control Inspector Training for Weatherization Subrecipients
    • 01/31/2014: Notice of Public Hearing for the Draft 2014 DOE WAP Plan
    • …(Download the PDF document for previous announcements.)