City seeks public input this week on COVID-19 relief

City seeks public input this week on COVID-19 relief

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of College Station seeks citizen input this week on five potential Substantial Amendments to the city’s 2015-19 Consolidated Plan. The changes would allow the Community Services Department to more quickly and efficiently address local needs. A virtual public hearing will be Thursday at 5 p.m. Mailed comments must be postmarked by Friday. Continue reading City seeks public input this week on COVID-19 relief

Grant funds to help residents with household bills

Grant funds to help residents with household bills

The City of College Station has selected Catholic Charities of Central Texas and the St. Vincent De Paul Society of B/CS to each receive $15,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds to help College Station residents with their rent and utility bills. The funds are estimated to help more than 140 income-eligible households. Continue reading Grant funds to help residents with household bills

Know your COVID-19 rent and mortgage options

Know your COVID-19 rent and mortgage options

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused many College Station residents to lose their jobs or have their work hours reduced. For some, paying their rent or making mortgage payments may be a problem. Landlords have expenses that must be paid, and the lack of rent revenue severely affects their ability to stay in business. The situation calls for everyone to work together to find mutually beneficial solutions. Continue reading Know your COVID-19 rent and mortgage options