City Awarded $260,066 to Combat Homelessness

Applications Due on June 9

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 $197,798 for the general homeless population and $62,268 for homeless youth to combat homelessness. The City seeks non-profit organizations to provide essential services with this funding.

To be eligible to apply, the applicant must be a non-profit or unit of government or quasi-governmental agency. Eligible activities include Case Management, Essential Services, Homeless Prevention, Homeless Assistance, etc.

Applications can be found at

Interested applicants must email the application to Rich Penksa at by Friday, June 9.

For more information on Neighborhood Services programs, contact Rich Penksa at or 361-826-3970.

Media representatives can contact Public Information Officer Gabriela Morrow at 361-826-3583 or email