Congressman Gonzalez Announces $16 Million in HUD Funding for the Rio Grande Valley
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced $16,206,307 was allocated to four cities and one county in the Rio Grande Valley in the 15th District of Texas by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD).
Allocations include the following programs: Community Development Block Grants (CDBG); CDBG Recovery Housing Program (RHP); HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME); Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA); and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG).
“I am proud to announce these federal funds made available to our community through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development,” said Congressman Gonzalez. “With these grants, in partnership with community leaders and organizations, we will continue working to provide South Texans with reliable and decent housing while expanding economic opportunity in our region.“
The following allocations have been provided to South Texas cities and county:
- Edinburg – $1,133,246
- McAllen – $2,474,500
- Mission - $1,007,357
- Pharr – $1,142,161
- Hidalgo County – $10,449,043
Specifics on allocation programs for Fiscal Year 2021 can be found at https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/comm_planning/budget/fy21.