Gov't Code Section 2306.0721
Low Income Housing Plan
(a)Not later than March 18 of each year, the director shall prepare and submit to the board an integrated state low income housing plan for the next year.
(b)Not later than the 30th day after the date the board receives and approves the plan, the board shall submit the plan to the governor, lieutenant governor, and the speaker of the house of representatives.
(c)The plan must include:
(1)an estimate and analysis of the size and the different housing needs of the following populations in each uniform state service region:
(A)individuals and families of moderate, low, very low, and extremely low income;
(B)individuals with special needs;
(F)youth who are aging out of foster care;
(G)homeless youth, as defined by Section 2306.1101 (Definition), and other individuals older than 18 years of age and younger than 25 years of age who are homeless; and
(2)a proposal to use all available housing resources to address the housing needs of the populations described by Subdivision (1) by establishing funding levels for all housing-related programs;
(3)an estimate of the number of federally assisted housing units available for individuals and families of low and very low income and individuals with special needs in each uniform state service region;
(4)a description of state programs that govern the use of all available housing resources;
(5)a resource allocation plan that targets all available housing resources to individuals and families of low and very low income and individuals with special needs in each uniform state service region;
(6)a description of the department’s efforts to monitor and analyze the unused or underused federal resources of other state agencies for housing-related services and services for homeless individuals and the department’s recommendations to ensure the full use by the state of all available federal resources for those services in each uniform state service region;
(7)strategies to provide housing for individuals and families with special needs in each uniform state service region;
(8)a description of the department’s efforts to encourage in each uniform state service region the construction of housing units that incorporate energy efficient construction and appliances;
(9)an estimate and analysis of the housing supply in each uniform state service region;
(10)an inventory of all publicly and, where possible, privately funded housing resources, including public housing authorities, housing finance corporations, community housing development organizations, and community action agencies;
(11)strategies for meeting rural housing needs;
(12)a biennial action plan for colonias that:
(A)addresses current policy goals for colonia programs, strategies to meet the policy goals, and the projected outcomes with respect to the policy goals; and
(B)includes information on the demand for contract-for-deed conversions, services from self-help centers, consumer education, and other colonia resident services in counties some part of which is within 150 miles of the international border of this state;
(13)a summary of public comments received at a hearing under this chapter or from another source that concern the demand for colonia resident services described by Subdivision (12); and
(13-a)information regarding foreclosures of residential property in this state, including the number and geographic location of those foreclosures.
(d)The priorities and policies in another plan adopted by the department must be consistent to the extent practical with the priorities and policies established in the state low income housing plan.
(e)To the extent consistent with federal law, the preparation and publication of the state low income housing plan shall be consistent with the filing and publication deadlines required of the department for the consolidated plan.
(f)The director may subdivide the uniform state service regions as necessary for purposes of the state low income housing plan.
(g)The department shall include the plan developed by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation under Section 2306.566 (Coordination Regarding State Low Income Housing Plan) in the department’s resource allocation plan under Subsection (c)(5).
(h)Repealed by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1341, Sec. 42, eff. September 1, 2007.
Section 2306.0721 — Low Income Housing Plan,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.2306.htm#2306.0721 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).