TDHCA has announced a public comment period on the draft First Amendment to the HOME-American Rescue Plan (ARP) Allocation Plan that was approved by the TDHCA Governing Board on April 13, 2023. The draft HOME-ARP First Amendment to the Allocation Plan reflects changes to the method of distribution for half of the nonprofit capacity building/nonprofit operating assistance funds, and all of the non-congregate shelter funds.

The public comment period begins on April 17, 2023, and ends at 5 p.m., Central Time, on May 2, 2023. Comments received after 5 p.m. on May 2, 2023, will not be accepted.

Written comments may be submitted in hard copy or electronic formats to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Attn: Naomi Cantu, P.O. Box 13941, Austin, Texas 78711-3941, or via email at [email protected].

Those making public comment are encouraged to reference the specific draft rule, policy, or plan related to their comment as well as a specific reference or cite associated with each comment. The Amendment draft can be found on TDHCA’s website at https://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/home-arp/index.htm. Please be aware that all comments submitted to the TDHCA will be considered public information.