Topic: Affordable Housing

TDHCA Appoints New Executive Director & Announces $79.5 Million in Tax Credit Allocations

Bobby Wilkinson was named the Executive Director of The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA), effective August 15th.  As Executive Director, Mr. Wilkson will be responsible for day-to-day oversight of TDHCA and for directing and managing its many programs.  Mr. Wilkinson most recently served as Deputy Budget Director for the Budget and Policy Division of the Office of the Texas Governor and has served as a housing policy advisor to Governor Abbott since 2015.

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Hurricane Harvey Disaster Recovery Funding

On July 16, 2018, the Texas General Land Office released a Request for Applications for $250 million in CDBG-DR funds.  The funds will be used to repair, rehabilitate, construct, or reconstruct multifamily rental housing units that were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Harvey in 48 impacted counties. 

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