5-Year Consolidated Plan

GALVESTONTX.GOV (1)

The City of Galveston is preparing its 2019 – 2023 5-year Consolidated Plan and 2019 Annual Action Plan.  These plans are a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the City to receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) federal funds.

Your input is an important part of these plans.  Your responses will be used to identify the City’s priority housing and community development needs that will guide the annual CDBG and HOME project objectives.

THERE WILL NOT BE A PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE 2019 CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND 2019 CDBG & HOME PROGRAMS PROPOSED PROJECTS AT THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON MAY 23, 2019.

Public Hearing and 30-Day Citizen Comment Period


The City has released a draft of the Consolidated Plan elements for a period of 30 days to allow Island residents the opportunity to comment on the plan and program priorities. 

2019 Consolidated Plan DRAFT Executive Summary
2019 Consolidated Plan DRAFT Executive Summary Spanish

Comments can be sent to Grants & Housing Department, 2508 Ball Avenue, Galveston, TX 77550; by phone to (409) 797-3820; or through email to alaw@galvestontx.gov.  Citizens comments will be received until June 10, 2019.

Public Hearings



There will be two (2)
 Public Hearings scheduled for the 2019 Consolidated Plan to receive citizen comments. Residents are invited to attend the Public Hearings as follows:

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 5:30pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall
823 Rosenberg, 2nd floor

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 1:15pm (during City Council Meeting)
City Council Chambers, City Hall
823 Rosenberg, 2nd floor



The Council agenda is available on the City’s website galvestontx.gov/agendacenter 72 hr. prior to the meeting.

The primary purpose of the CDBG Program is to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanding economic opportunities principally for low-moderate income persons. The primary purpose of the HOME Program is to expand the supply of decent, safe, sanitary affordable housing for very low-income persons, with primary attention to rental housing for very low and low-income families.

Note:  This facility is wheelchair accessible and has accessible parking spaces. Requests for special accommodations or interpretive service must be made at least 72 hours prior to this meeting. Please contact the Grants & Housing Department at (409) 797-3820.

2019 CONSOLIDATED CDBG & HOME PROGRAMS

The U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) administers the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Programs.  The City will receive CDBG funding in the amount of $1,199,293 and HOME funding in the amount of $258,450.  
The 2019 CDBG and HOME Program Objectives and Proposed Projects are available at the links below. 

2019 CDBG & HOME Projects and Objectives Draft 
2019 CDBG & HOME Projects and Objectives Draft Spanish

City Council was presented these projects on April 25, 2019.  All CDBG Projects for direct services will benefit the low-moderate income (LMI) population. All HOME Projects for direct services will benefit LMI households.

The City encourages citizen participation in the Consolidated Planning Process and is initiating a 30-Day Citizen Comment Period on the 2019 CDBG & HOME Program Proposed Objectives and Projects. Questions or comments on the 2019 Programs will be received by telephone at 409-797-3820 or in writing to City of Galveston, Grants & Housing Dept., 2508 Ball Avenue, Galveston, TX 77550 until 5:00 p.m., June 10, 2019.  The City will submit the 2019 Action Plan to HUD for review and acceptance of these projects.

There will be two (2)
 Public Hearings scheduled for the 2019 CDBG & HOME Programs to receive citizen comments.  Residents are invited to attend the Public Hearings as follows:

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 5:30pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall
823 Rosenberg, 2nd floor

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 1:15pm (during City Council Meeting)
City Council Chambers, City Hall
823 Rosenberg, 2nd floor