Community Development

The Community Development and Housing program oversees Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), Social Service Grants, Fair Housing, the Down Payment Assistance Program (serving City of Frisco and Frisco ISD employees) and the Housing Rehabilitation Program.

These services are guided by the Social Services & Housing Board.

The Annual Action Plan PY 2019 (PDF) is the fifth year Action Plan under the five year PY 2015 to  PY 2019 Consolidated Plan required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds.

Announcements:

The City of Frisco Community Development Division has created a  DRAFT of the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan for public review, comment, and a public hearing will be held on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at the Social Services and Housing Board meeting at 6:30 PM or at the City Council meeting being held on August 4, 2020, at 6:30 PM.  Both meetings will take place in the City Council Chambers located at 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, Texas 75034.  

Written comments can be sent to Sarah Carroll, Community Development Manager via email: scarroll@friscotexas.gov or by mail c/o City of Frisco, Community Development Division, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, TX 75034.

DRAFT Consolidated Plan (2020-2024) and Annual Action (2020-2021)

Community Development Block Grant - Coronavirus Response (CARES)

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has notified the City of Frisco that they will provide $374,362 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding as part of the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).    The City of Frisco Social Services and Housing Board will host Public Hearings on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at 6:30 PM on the following Items:

The use of these funds is  as follows or here:

ORGANIZATIONUSE OF FUNDSAMOUNT
FRISCO FAMILY SERVICESFINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (RENT/MORTGAGE/UTILITIES)
CASE MANAGEMENT
$ 216,000
$  18,524
MEALS ON WHEELS OF COLLIN COUNTYSENIOR SERVICES$ 18,018
THE FAMILY PLACEFINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (RENT/MORTGAGE/UTILITIES)
CASE MANAGEMENT
$ 22,500
$   5,000
CITY HOUSEFINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (RENT/MORTGAGE/UTILITIES)
CASE MANAGEMENT
$ 13,500
$   3,000
TEXAS MUSLIM WOMEN’S FOUNDATIONSHELTER OPERATIONS - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE$   3,000
THE SAMARITAN INNSHELTER OPERATIONS - HOMELESS$ 21,700
HOPE’S DOOR NEW BEGINNING’S CTRSHELTER OPERATIONS - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE$  9,120
CITY OF FRISCOGRANT ADMINISTRATION$ 44,000

TOTAL$374,362



The City has amended the 2015-19 Citizen Participation Plan as part of the process to accommodate the changes to award the funding.  The 5-Day Public Comment for the amended Citizen Participation Plan period begins on Monday, May 4, 2020, and ends on Friday, May 8, 2020.  The Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at the meeting of the City of Frisco City Council beginning at 6:30 PM.  More information is available in the Public Notice.

A copy of the Amended Citizen Participation Plan is available for review here.

Written comments can be submitted to:

Email:
scarroll@friscotexas.gov

Mail: City of Frisco, Community Development Division, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, Texas 75034 

Fax: (972) 292-5587

See Also:

Frisco Consolidated Plan (2015 - 2019)
2019 Collin County Homeless Report (PDF)
2019 Denton County Homeless Report (PDF)