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

City creates program to aid local small businesses

City creates program to aid local small businesses

While the COVID-19 outbreak has arrived with a high human cost, it’s increasingly evident that the economic impacts could be substantial as well. In response, the City of College Station has created an Economic Assistance Grant Program for our small businesses with low-to-moderate income employees. Continue reading City creates program to aid local small businesses

City seeks public input on uses for federal grants

City seeks public input on uses for federal grants

Each year, the City of College Station receives about $1.5 million in federal grants that benefit low- and moderate-income residents through nonprofit programs, economic development, and improved housing and infrastructure. We need your help in determining how to use these funds in the best way to address our local needs. You can either take a short survey or attend a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, at the Lincoln Recreation Center. Continue reading City seeks public input on uses for federal grants

Discussion about short-term rentals set for Nov. 18

Discussion about short-term rentals set for Nov. 18

The idea of homeowners renting out their homes has evolved through online platforms such as Airbnb and expanded in College Station with the demand created by Aggie football weekends. The City of College Station invites residents to join city staff on Monday, Nov. 18, for a discussion about short-term housing rentals. The informal gathering will be at 6:30 p.m. at the CSU Meeting and Training Facility at 1603 Graham Road. Continue reading Discussion about short-term rentals set for Nov. 18