City Awarded $270,172 to Combat Homelessness

Applications Due November 17

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (THDCA) has granted the City of Corpus Christi a Homeless Housing and Services Program (HHSP) Grant.

Available HHSP funding includes $154,196 for general homeless populations, $51,872 in Ending Homelessness Funds and $64,104 for homeless youth to combat homelessness. The total grant funding is $270,172.

The City is actively seeking non-profit organizations to provide essential services with this funding. To be eligible to apply, the applicant must be a non-profit organization, a unit of government or a quasi-governmental agency. Eligible activities include Case Management, Essential Services, Homeless Prevention, Homeless Assistance, etc.

For more information on the Planning and Community Development programs and to view the application, visit

For further information, you may contact Rich Penksa at or 361-826-3970. All interested applicants must email the application to Rich Penksa at by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 17.

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