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The City of Corpus Christi is a federal entitlement community under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The City of Corpus Christi receives this designation through the application; administration, execution and compliance of HUD funded programs through the City’s Housing the Community Development Department (HCD).

As a HUD entitlement community, the City is required to prepare a Five-Year Consolidated Plan (CP) in order to implement any federal programs that fund housing, community development and economic development within the community and submit the Consolidation Action Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER). HCD also manages the goals and strategies of the Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) Plan. Additionally, several compliance and financial reports are required to be submitted to HUD on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis including data entry into HUD’s Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS).

The Housing and Community Development Department is the lead entity responsible for administering HUD funds for the following programs:

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
     
  • HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME)
     
  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)