Following a natural disaster, a survivor’s road back to normal can be long and difficult. If they are lucky enough to return to a steady life resembling what used to be — using every resource […]
(Photo from Austin’s Blackland Community Development Corporation Facebook page) The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is one of the longest-running programs administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. When it works […]
A reporter asked President Trump’s Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney a question at a press conference at the White House yesterday: “During the course of the campaign President Trump said, specifically to urban […]
GOP spending bill targets community development grants – David Rogers – POLITICO.com.
You have to hand it to the CPD staff of HUD. They are doing some really interesting and useful things these days to make HUD funds more effective. For example, HUD officials recently demonstrated the […]
(Photo: Texas General Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, from Texas Tribune) Readers will recall Governor Perry passed responsibility for the Hurricane Ike and Hurricane Dolly disaster recovery programs to Texas General Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson effective […]
The Texas Legislature acted today to preserve a key program in the state’s efforts to address the substandard living conditions in Texas colonias. The Texas Senate passed SB 2 which allows the Governor authority to […]