The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) will hold a public comment period to obtain public comment on the Draft 2020 State of Texas Low Income Housing Plan and Annual Report (SLIHP) from Monday, December 16, 2019, through Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at 5 p.m., Austin local time.

The SLIHP offers a comprehensive reference for statewide housing needs, housing resources, and strategies for funding allocations. It reviews TDHCA’s housing programs, current and future policies, and resource allocation plans to meet state housing needs. It also reports on the Department’s performance during the preceding state fiscal year (September 1, 2018, through August 31, 2019).

During the public comment period, a public hearing will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019
Time: 2 p.m., Austin local time
Location: Stephen F. Austin State Office Building, Room 172, 1700 N. Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701

Anyone may submit comments on the SLIHP in written form or oral testimony at the public hearing. Written comments may be submitted to Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Housing Resource Center, Elizabeth Yevich, P.O. Box 13941, Austin, Texas, 78711-3941, by email to info@tdhca.state.tx.us, or by fax to (512) 475-0070.

The full text of the Draft 2020 SLIHP may be viewed at the Department’s website: http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/public-comment.htm. The public may also receive a copy of the Draft 2020 SLIHP by contacting TDHCA’s Housing Resource Center at (512) 475-3976.

Individuals who require auxiliary aids, services or sign language interpreters for this public hearing should contact MeLissa Nemecek, ADA Responsible Employee, at (512) 475-3959 or by email at melissa.nemecek@tdhca.state.tx.us or Relay Texas at 1-800-735-2989, at least five (5) days before the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Non-English speaking individuals who require interpreters for the public hearings should contact Elena Peinado by phone at (512) 475-3814 or by email at elena.peinado@tdhca.state.tx.us at least five (5) days before the hearings so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Personas que hablan espanol y requieren un interprete, favor de llamar a Elena Peinado al siguiente numero (512) 475-3814 o enviarle un correo electronico a elena.peinado@tdhca.state.tx.us por lo menos cinq dias antes de la junta para hacer los preparativos apropiados.

Founded in 1997, the Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers (TAAHP) is a non-profit trade association serving as the primary advocate and leading resource for the affordable housing industry in Texas. Our vision is to inspire and engage our members and stakeholders to end the affordable housing crisis in Texas.

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