Community Development

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

We Need Your Input! 
Comment on the 2023-2027 Consolidated Plan and 2023 Action Plan

2023-2027 Consolidated Plan

The 2023-2027 Consolidated Plan includes analysis of housing and community development data provided by HUD for consolidated planning that informs the priorities, strategies, and actions that the City will undertake to address housing and community development needs over the next five years. 
Review the 2023/27 Consolidated Plan (PDF)

2023 Action Plan

The 2022 Action Plan is the City's annual application for federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Funding available in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) and local program income are $1,529,773. The City plans to undertake the following activities during the 2022 program year to assist low and moderate-income persons:


  • City of Denton Community Development
    • Administration $237,525
    • Home Repair Program $225,427
    • Rental Repair Program $100,000
  • Denton Affordable Housing Corp. $200,000
  • Denton City County Day School
    • Human Services $45,000
    • Public Facility Project $27,000
  • Denton Community Food Center $138,635
  • Denton County Friends of the Family $50,000
  • Habitat for Humanity $253,527
  • Parks and Recreation
    • Summer Kids Camp $43,859
    • Sequoia Park Playground Ph. 2 $208,800

Total Funding: $1,529,773

Review the 2022/23 Action Plan (PDF)

How To Comment on the 2023-27 Consolidated Plan and 2023 Action Plan

During a 30-day comment period from May 15 to June 16, citizens and organizations can provide comments on activities to Community Services the following ways:

  • Mail to 401 N Elm St., Denton, TX 76201, ATTN: Community Services
  • Phone (940) 349-7726 or Fax (940) 349-7753;
  • Email [email protected]; or 
  • Complete the webform located here

Attend the Public Hearing

The Public Hearing for the 2023-2027 Consolidated Plan and 2023 Action Plan will take place at the City Council meeting June 6, at 6:30 p.m. Visit or call (940) 349-7726 for more information on how to participate. 

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Review the 2023/27 Consolidated Plan (PDF)

Review the 2022/23 Action Plan (PDF)

Services We Provide

First-time home buyers, homeowners 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.