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TITLE 10COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
CHAPTER 26TEXAS HOUSING TRUST FUND RULE
SUBCHAPTER AGENERAL GUIDANCE
RULE §26.3Allocation of Funds

(a) The Department administers all Texas HTF funds provided to the Department in accordance with Tex. Gov't Code, Chapter 2306. The Department may solicit gifts and grants to endow the fund.

(b) Pursuant to Tex. Gov't Code §2306.202(b), use of the Texas HTF is limited to providing:

  (1) Assistance for individuals and families of low and very low income;

  (2) Technical assistance and capacity building to nonprofit organizations engaged in developing housing for individuals and families of low and very low income;

  (3) Security for repayment of revenue bonds issued to finance housing for individuals and families of low and very low income; and

  (4) Subject to the limitations in Tex. Gov't Code §2306.251, the Department may also use the fund to acquire property to endow the fund.

(c) Set-Asides. In accordance with Tex. Gov't Code §2306.202(a) and program guidelines:

  (1) In each biennium, the first $2.6 million available through the Texas HTF for loans, grants, or other comparable forms of assistance shall be set aside and made available exclusively for Local Units of Government, Public Housing Authorities, and Nonprofit Organizations;

  (2) Any additional funds may also be made available to for-profit organizations provided that at least 45% of available funds, as determined on September 1 of each state fiscal year, in excess of the first $2.6 million shall be made available to Nonprofit Organizations; and

  (3) The remaining portion shall be distributed to Nonprofit Organizations, for-profit organizations, and other eligible entities, pursuant to Tex. Gov't Code §2306.202.


Source Note: The provisions of this §26.3 adopted to be effective January 2, 2022, 46 TexReg 9012

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