Community Development

Community Development implements programs and projects that strengthen families and neighborhoods by partnering with human service agencies.

2020-21 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report

The first year of the 2020-23 Consolidated Plan for housing and community development evaluates how the community needs, resources, priorities, strategies, and goals were met during the last program year. The report also reviews how funding from the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, and Community Development Block Grant – CARES Act (CDBG -CV) funds by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is being used.

View the draft Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Plan (PDF).

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We Need Your Input

From Dec. 13 to Dec. 27, 2021, the City of Denton will accept comments on the draft CAPER report. You can mail comments to Community Development at 401 N. Elm St., Denton, TX 76201, call 940-349-7726 or submit your comments online

Services We Provide

First-time home buyers, home owners with home repair needs and renters in need of rental assistance may find resources to help. Housing Programs managed by Community Development include:

Housing Assistance Services

The City works with several partners who provide housing assistance services:

How We Help

The City of Denton is committed to improving the lives of our residents. By leveraging local, state and federal funding, the Community Development division provides support to human service programs, public facility projects and housing projects serving low-to-moderate-income City of Denton residents.

The City of Denton will provide $1,516,855 of financial assistance in 2020-2021 to support various human service projects in Denton County. The direct financial support to each of the local human service agencies will aid in the stability of their assistance programs.

View a list of Social Service Program Descriptions (PDF).

Community Development Block Grant

The City of Denton utilizes Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program funding to revitalize neighborhoods and provide safe, stable housing in low-to-moderate-income areas in the city limits of Denton. In the 2020-2021 program year, the City of Denton will provide $1,308,914 in financial assistance to support facility improvements and affordable housing projects that serve low-income households. Click here for a breakdown of the financial assistance provided to support housing and public facility improvements.