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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (Public Law 116-136) was signed into law by President Trump on March 27, 2020 (“CARES” Act), the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) has allocated additional Emergency Solutions Grant Funds (“ESG”) and Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) to respond to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The City of Corpus Christi has received approximately $2.4 Million dollars in Federal funds from the CARES Act to prevent, prepare for, and respond to Coronavirus. The City has put together a program on how these funds can be used to help average working families in Corpus Christi. The program was approved by City Council on April 21, 2020.

Program Documents

View PDF FY19 CAAP COVID-19 CDBG & ESG Amendment »

View PDF Citizen Participation Plan Amendment »

Rent, Mortgage & Utility Assistance
The non-profits listed below are working in partnership with the City. Residents can call the numbers below for assistance.

Corpus Christi Hope House
(361) 852-2273

Salvation Army
(361) 884-9497

Summary of Funding

The Salvation Army - $800,000
The Corpus Christi Hope House - $800,000
Parks and Recreation Senior Care - $300,000
Public Health Department Supplies - $122,820
Homeless Equipment and Supplies - $503,100

Additional Details

City Council Ordinance Details »

CARES Act Information »