At this time, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) is inviting the public to provide comments related to the Draft 2019 State of Texas Low Income Housing Plan and Annual Report (SLIHP). The public comment period is scheduled from Monday, December 10, 2018, through 5:00 p.m., Austin local time, on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.
The SLIHP offers a comprehensive reference on statewide housing needs, housing resources, and strategies for funding allocations. It reviews TDHCA’s housing programs, current and possible future policies, resource allocation plans to meet state housing needs, and reports on performance during the preceding state fiscal year (September 1, 2017, through August 31, 2018).
During the public comment period, a public hearing will take place as follows:
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
2:00 p.m. Austin local time
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, Elizabeth Yevich, P.O. Box 13941, Austin, Texas 78711-3941, by email to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by fax to (512) 475-0070.
The full text of the Draft 2019 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 2019 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 Elizabeth Yevich, ADA Responsible Employee, at (512) 463-7961 or Relay Texas at 1-800-735-2989, at least three (3) 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 email@example.com at least three (3) days before the hearings so that appropriate arrangements can be made.