The City of Brownsville is a participating jurisdiction (PJ) in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME). The HOME Program provides formula grants to states and localities, such as the City of Brownsville, to fund a variety of activities including down payment, rehabilitation assistance, and new construction of affordable housing. The HOME program is the largest Federal Block grant designed to create affordable housing.
Snapshot of Current HOME-Funded Projects
Construction of 5 energy efficient single family units in partnership with Brownsville Affordable Homeownership Corporation, a local community housing development organization (CHDO)
Down payment assistance to a minimum of 70 families
Rehabilitation and reconstruction of 11 owner-occupied dwellings
CHDO operating expense assistance to Brownsville Affordable Homeownership Corporation
CHDO operating expense assistance to Architecture for Charity of Texas, Inc.,
Visit the HOME website for more information about the HOME Program's eligibility requirements.