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TITLE 4AGRICULTURE
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
CHAPTER 30COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
SUBCHAPTER ATEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM
DIVISION 1GENERAL PROVISIONS
RULE §30.5Ineligible Activities

(a) Any activity that does not fall within a category of explicitly authorized activities in the federal CDBG statute (42 USC §5301 et seq.) is ineligible for funding under the TxCDBG Program.

(b) Specific ineligible activities include, but are not limited to:

  (1) construction of buildings and facilities used for the general conduct of government (e.g., city halls and courthouses);

  (2) new housing construction;

  (3) the financing of political activities;

  (4) purchases of construction equipment;

  (5) income payments, such as housing allowances;

  (6) operation and maintenance expenses (including smoke testing or any other investigative method to determine the overall scope and location of the project work activities);

  (7) pre-contract costs, except for those pre-agreement costs authorized by the department in an executed contract;

  (8) privately or publicly funded prisons and detention centers; and

  (9) racetracks.


Source Note: The provisions of this §30.5 adopted to be effective January 1, 2015, 39 TexReg 10395

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