Presentation on theme: "National Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Week April 1-6, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
National Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Week April 1-6, 2013
CDBG The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program was enacted into law as part of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. CDBGs main purpose is to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing, a suitable living environment and economic opportunities to low- and moderate-income people.
City of Round Rock CDBG Home Repair Program The Home Repair Program has assisted 55 low-income homeowners with substantial repairs such as roofing, plumbing and electrical work. This program provided grants in order to improve home safety and bring substandard properties into code compliance.
Replacement of Water Heater, Pan and Drain Before After
Replacement of flooring with water damage BeforeAfter
Round Rock Housing Authority Installation of Playground and Basketball Court at 1505 Lance Lane
Social Service Agencies Assisted with CDBG Funds Round Rock Area Serving Center Food Pantry Program Round Rock Housing Authority Neighborhood Outreach Center
Other Social Service Agencies funded with CDBG Austin Tenants Council Literacy Council of Williamson County Foundation Communities Tax Center Meals on Wheels Bluebonnet Trails MHMR Hope Alliance Crisis Shelter
Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County Purchase of lots for construction of affordable homes in Round Rock
Habitat Homes built on lots purchased with CDBG funds in Round Rock