Improving the quality of life in low to moderate-income residents and neighborhoods is very important to the City of Baytown. See this section to learn more about the variety of services that are offered, funding information such as the Community Development Block Grant, and more.
The City of Baytown Community Development Division hosted a Neighborhood Cleanup Day for the residents of the Pringle Addition on April 5th, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. City staff is very thankful for all of the residents and volunteers who were involved in the cleanup efforts!
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The City of Baytown Planning and Development Services released the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 2014-2015 CDBG Program on Friday, March 14, 2014. Non-profit, for profit, government, or other organizations that provide community improvements, economic opportunities, and/or services to assist local residents within the city limits of Baytown should consider applying. Eligible activities and projects are defined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Detailed descriptions of eligible activities are located at www.hud.gov.
All proposals must be received by 5:00pm on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Please review the RFP Introduction and Instructions and General Information documents prior to completing your RFP. The RFP document is in an Excel format. If your agency does not have access to Excel, please contact the Planning and Development Services Department. For more information about the RFP process, please contact the Planning and Development Services Department at 281-420-5390 or visit City Hall, 2401 Market St., Baytown, TX between the hours of 8am to 5pm.
Baytown Better Homes - Housing Expo
The Community Development Division held its first annual housing expo on July 27, 2013. Visitors learned how to make simple improvements around the house that will have a positive effect on the environment, their health, and their wallets. Local businesses and agencies from the Baytown area presented the most up-to-date and beneficial information on the housing market. The event was free to the public and included FREE CREDIT REPORTS, FREE FOOD, DOOR PRIZES, and EVENTS FOR THE KIDS including inflatables and activity stations. Information regarding the 2014 Housing Expo is coming soon!
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires communities receiving Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to comply with Consolidated Planning Regulations. As such, the City of Baytown has prepared a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the use of CDBG funds from October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013. Click here to view the 2012-2013 CAPER.
Please use this guide to assist you with the Downtown Façade Improvement Grant process.
The Community Development Division is also responsible for periodically performing an analysis of impediments to fair housing choices in and for administering the Fair Housing Plan.