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GCCSA Hosts Public Hearing – Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA)

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Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Notice of Public Hearings for the Community Services Block Grant State (CSBG) Application and Plan for Fiscal Years 2014 – 2015

In accordance with the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services’ requirement for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and Texas Government Code, Chapter 2105, Subchapter B, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) is conducting public hearings.  The primary purpose of the hearings is to solicit comments on the proposed Texas 2014-2015 Community Services Block Grant State Application and Plan (draft Application/Plan) which describes the proposed use and distribution of CSBG funds for Federal Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015.  As federal statute requires, not less than ninety percent of the CSBG funds will be distributed to the State’s CSBG eligible entities and not more than five percent will be used for state administration, including support for planning, monitoring, and for the provision of training and technical assistance.  The remaining five percent will be utilized to fund state discretionary projects/initiatives and for disaster assistance recovery.

 Public hearings on the draft Application/Plan will be on:

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.

Gulf Coast Community Services Association at

9320 Kirby Drive, Houston, Texas 77054

At the hearings, persons may submit public comment on the draft Application/Plan either through oral testimony or written testimony.  A representative from TDHCA will be present at the hearings to explain the planning process and receive comments from interested citizens and affected groups regarding the draft Application/Plan.

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