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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail c/o City of Frisco, Community Development Division, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, TX 75034.
On Monday, June 1, 2020, eligible Collin County residents may qualify for rent/mortgage, utility and food assistance through the Collin CARES Assistance Program administered through local nonprofit organizations.
Apply for rental/mortgage, utility, and food assistance at the following link: Collin CARES Program
Help Desk Available M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.: EHLAGrant@mckinneytexas.org, or 972-547-9001
At a minimum qualified applicants will:
- Be a resident of Collin County, excluding those located in the City of Dallas as they have received their own funding.
- Have experienced a 25% or more reduction in income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Maintain $20k or less in non-retirement assets.
- Have a documented income not to exceed 200% of Area Median Income (AMI) as outlined in the chart below.
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 $374,362 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding as part of the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The City of Frisco Social Services and Housing Board will host Public Hearings on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at 6:30 PM on the following Items:
The proposed use of these funds is as follows or here:
|ORGANIZATION||USE OF FUNDS||AMOUNT|
|FRISCO FAMILY SERVICES||FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (RENT/MORTGAGE/UTILITIES)|
|MEALS ON WHEELS OF COLLIN COUNTY||SENIOR SERVICES||$ 18,018|
|THE FAMILY PLACE||FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (RENT/MORTGAGE/UTILITIES)|
|CITY HOUSE||FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (RENT/MORTGAGE/UTILITIES)|
|TEXAS MUSLIM WOMEN’S FOUNDATION||SHELTER OPERATIONS - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE||$ 3,000|
|THE SAMARITAN INN||SHELTER OPERATIONS - HOMELESS||$ 21,700|
|HOPE’S DOOR NEW BEGINNING’S CTR||SHELTER OPERATIONS - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE||$ 9,120|
|CITY OF FRISCO||GRANT ADMINISTRATION||$ 44,000|
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:
Mail: City of Frisco, Community Development Division, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco, Texas 75034
Fax: (972) 292-5587