Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a grant provided by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The CDBG program provides the City of Mesquite with the opportunity to develop viable communities by funding activities that provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities principally for low and moderate income persons. Funds are awarded to carry out a wide range of community development activities directed toward neighborhood revitalization, economic development and the provision of improved community facilities and services. Program regulations are in 24 CFR Part 570.
 
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Dallas
The Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Dallas (CCCS) is a local, non-profit, community service organization that provides financial education to consumers. CCCS can help consumers with many financial issues, including:
  • Housing counseling
  • Financial management to improve credit score
  • Reducing high debt-to-income ratios

http://www.cccs.net/

Announcements 

The City of Mesquite is currently holding a 20 day comment period on the proposed 2014 Annual Action Plan. Clink the link below to find out more information.
CDBG Grantee Reports