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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a federally funded, formula-based grant that is allocated by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to cities with populations greater than 50,000. It's purpose is to address the housing and community development needs in low-income communities through three national objectives:

    •Benefiting low-to-moderate income persons
    •Eliminating, or preventing, slum or blight
    •Meeting an urgent need

One of the ways that the City of Rowlett strives to meet these objectives is through the Housing Rehabilitation Program. Read on to see if you or someone you know may qualify for assistance....

NEW!!!! Senior Transportation Program: If you're a Rowlett Citizen who is at least 62 years old, you may qualify for free DART day pass vouchers. Click here for more information.

Annual Action Plan
The City completes an Annual Action Plan, which determines the programs and activities to be executed each year under the Housing and Community Development Consolidated Plan. The Annual Action Plan is also the foundation for assessing the city’s performance of the CDBG program in the Comprehensive Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).  

The City is currently working from the 2014-2015 Action Plan.

2011-2015 Consolidated Plan Executive Summary
Find out more about the CDBG consolidated plan by accessing the Executive Summary or entire plan here. The City Amended the Consolidated Plan in May 2014.

The City will be adopting a new consolidate plan in August 2016. Stay tuned for additional information on upcoming public input meetings.  

Questions and Comments
Please address all questions and comments to:
City of Rowlett
Department of Development Services
ATTN: Marc Kurbansade
3901 Main Street
Rowlett, TX 75088
Phone: 972.412.6187

4000 Main Street Rowlett, TX 75088