The City of Houston's Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) needs your input about investing approximately $40 million in federal entitlement grants to improve Houston neighborhoods and quality of life for low- and moderate-income families over the next year. These federal grants include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Housting Opportunies for Persons with HIV/AIDS (HOPWA), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG).
The two hearings are:
- Monday, December 5, 2016 at 6 pm - 8 pm
Kashmere Multi-Service Center, 4802 Lockwood Drive, 77026
- Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 6 pm - 8 pm
Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center 3810 West Fuqua Street, 77045
The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against Harris County saying that many election polling places are inaccessible to people with disabilities (for example, people who are wheelchair users, blind, deaf).
If you have had any problems with inaccessible polling places anywhere in Harris County, please let us know as soon as possible. You can contact Sandra Bookman at HCIL at 713.974.4621 Voice/TTY or you can file a complaint form online at https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdtx/civil-division/civil-rights-section.
If you see any accessibility problems in the November 8, 2016 election, or during early voting, please be sure to contact HCIL: 713.974.4621 Voice/TTY or file a complaint right away.