Improving neighborhoods and the quality of life for
Amarillo’s low and moderate income citizens.
Community Development manages seven major federal and state funded assistance programs.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides:
- Section 8 Rental Housing Choice Voucher
- Community Development Block Grant Programs (CDBG)
- HOME Investment Partnership Programs (HOME)
- Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG)
- Continuum of Care programs for the homeless (CoC)
- Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture funds Amarillo’s
The Community Development Advisory Committee provides oversight and evaluation of Amarillo’s Community Development Programs.Eleven citizens are appointed by the City Commission representing the city’s four geographic quadrants and the CDBG target area. The success of the program relies on Citizen Participation in the ongoing planning and development of programs and activities.
Community Development Advisory Committee
CDBG, HOME, HPRP and Section 8 are entitlement programs for which Amarillo receives federal funding based on the population and demographics of the city. The ESG and CoC programs are competitive grants. The Summer Lunch Program is awarded by annual application.
- 5-Year Consolidated Plan (2010-2014)
- Annual Action Plan (2011)
- CAPER 2011-2012
- Section 8 Administrative Plan
- PHA 5 Year and Annual Plan
Notices of Public Meetings and Hearings