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

HOME and Homeless Programs Division Announcements

2019 Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

Approximately $8.7 million in 2019 ESG funds are available for competition. Applicants may request up to $345,000 in ESG funds, per 10 TAC §7.33(d). Applicants must meet the minimum threshold requirements established in 10 TAC §7.36 to be considered for award.

Details on the award selection process, handling of administrative deficiencies, funding limitations, eligible and ineligible applicants and activities, threshold requirements, award selection criteria, and application submission requirements are included in the NOFA provided. The NOFA may be accessed at: https://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/nofa.htm. Application materials are available at: https://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/home-division/applications.htm.

Applications for areas without Local Competitions will be accepted beginning June 7, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. Austin local time, until Friday, June 21, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. Austin local time. Areas with Local Competitions may contact their ESG Coordinators to submit an ESG Application. Contact information for ESG Coordinators is located in the 2019 ESG Local Competitions document.

If you have any questions about the NOFA, application, or programmatic questions, please contact Naomi Cantu, Coordinator for Homeless Programs and Policy, at 512-475-3975 or esg@tdhca.state.tx.us.

Draft HOME Program Rule for Homebuyer Assistance with New Construction or Rehabilitation

TDHCA invites public comment on the draft 10 TAC Chapter 23, Subchapter H, Homebuyer Assistance with New Construction or Rehabilitation (HANC). The public comment period opens June 7, 2019, and closes July 12, 2019. For details and comment submission information, please visit TDHCA’s Public Comment Center.

2019 Single Family Development Program (SFD) NOFA

Approximately $4,000,000 in HOME funds are available to eligible entities for an award for SFD Activities funds. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Applications will be accepted from Monday, May 13, 2019, 8:00 a.m. Austin local time until Friday, July 12, 2019, 5:00 p.m. Austin local time.

The NOFA may be accessed at: https://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/nofa.htm. Application materials are available at: https://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/home-division/applications.htm.

For NOFA, application, or programmatic questions, please contact the HOME Division at home@tdhca.state.tx.us. You may also contact TDHCA HOME Manager Chad Landry at 512-475-2135 or chad.landry@tdhca.state.tx.us.

For any technical questions or problems with the Excel Application spreadsheets, please contact TDHCA HOME Manager Chad Landry at chad.landry@tdhca.state.tx.us or 512-475-2135.