Programs & Services

CARES ACT FUNDED PROGRAMS

December 1, 2020

As of today, December 1, 2020 the City of Killeen has not received approval to use the second round of CARES Act funding for the two programs proposed on October 30, 2020. In accordance with regulatory requirements, HUD must notify the City if the submitted plan amendment is disapproved or the plan will be deemed approved after 45 days after HUD received the plan (ref. 24 CFR 9l.500(a)).  The City of Killeen submitted the FY 2019 Annual Action Plan Program Amendment #2 to HUD on October 30, 2020 detailing programs to provide Rent or Mortgage Assistance and for stabilization assistance to Small (Microbusinesses ) Businesses, economically impacted by the Coronavirus.  

The proposed programs are as follows:

Rent/Mortgage Assistance - Individuals/families will be required to complete an application that will be posted on this web page (estimated date- Dec. 14, 2020). Households applying for rent or mortgage assistance must be income eligible in accordance with HUD Income Limits effective April 1, 2020; Have not previously received rent assistance from the City under any other CARES Act program funding; the landlord/property manager must agree to participate in the program, applicants must have income to pay future monthly rent/mortgage payments and utilities. Further program information will be available on the application. A link to the webform application will be posted in this location once HUD has provided funding approval to the City.

Small Businesses (microbusinesses) Stabilization Grant – Assistance to small businesses located in the corporate city limits of Killeen with an active (open) for business can complete an application that will posted on this web page (estimated date - Dec. 14, 2020). Small businesses (microbusinesses) with 5 or fewer employees including the owner(s) with an business currently in operation with designated business hours, be an eligible business, be income eligible in accordance with HUD Income Limits effective April 1, 2020, have documented loss of income of at least $2,000 due to COVID-19. Further program information will be available on the application. A link to the webform application will be posted in this location once HUD has provided the funding approval to the City.

Additional information will be published on this website as soon as it becomes available.

October 30, 2020

The City of Killeen has submitted the FY 2019 Annual Action Plan Program Amendment #2 to HUD.  Within approximately 30-45 days, the program funding will be available to individuals for Rent or Mortgage Assistance and assistance to Small (Microbusinesses ) Businesses.  Both programs will be available to income eligible individuals/families/households and small business owners who have been impacted by the effects of COVID-19.  

Individuals/families will be required to complete an application that will be posted on this web page (estimated date- Dec. 1, 2020). Households applying for rent or mortgage assistance must be income eligible in accordance with HUD Income Limits effective April 1, 2020. Further program information will be available on the application.

Small businesses (microbusinesses) will be required to complete an application that will posted on this web page (estimated date - Dec. 1, 2020). Small businesses (microbusinesses) with 5 or fewer employees including the owner(s) must be income eligible in accordance with HUD Income Limits effective April 1, 2020. Further program information will be available on the application. 

Further information will be published on this website as soon as it is available.

La ciudad de Killeen a entregado la enmienda programal #2 al plan de acción anual año 19-20 al HUD.  Los fondos serán disponibles dentro de aproximadamente 30 a 40 días a individuos para asistencia con renta o hipoteca y para asistencia a peqeñas (microempresas) empresas.   Ambos programas serán disponibles a individuos/familias/hogares y propietarios de negocios elegibles por ingresos que están sufriendo impacto debido a los efectos del COVID-19.  

Individuos/familias tendrán que completar una solicitud por medio esta página web (fecha estimada – 1 dic de 2020). Hogares solicitando asistencia con renta o hipoteca deben ser elegibles por ingresos de acuerdo con los límites de ingresos del HUD efectivos 1 de abril de 2020.  Información adicional será disponible en la solicitud. 

Pequeñas empresas (microempresas) tendrán que completar una solicitud por medio de esta página (fecha estimada – 1 dic de 2020).   Pequeñas empresas (microempresas) con 5 o menos empleados inclusive el/los dueño(s) deben ser eligible por ingresos de acuerdo con los límites de ingresos del HUD efectivos 1 abril de 2020. Información adicional será disponible en la solicitud. 

Información adicional se publicará en este sitio web tan pronto que esté disponible.  

October 23, 2020
The City of Killeen will amend the FY 2019 Annual Action Plan to allow for continued response to COVID-19 with supplemental funding from HUD through the CARES Act. October 27, 2020 the Killeen City Council will hold a Public Hearing at 5:00 PM, in the Council Chambers to receive input on proposed funding allocations of $726,841 to eligible activities. Upon approval by Ordinance the City will forward the program amendment to HUD for final approval. Among the proposed activities there are two programs that will provide relief to small businesses and residential tenants/owners in Killeen.

These Individual programs will be organized within governing law, guidance, regulatory, and statutory requirements from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or CARES Act (CV) funds, and the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).  These supplemental funds are identified as CDBG-CV funds.

Upon final approval and execution of HUD Agreement documents, the City of Killeen will provide more information on how to access these funds for residential tenants who need rent or owners who need mortgage assistance. Additionally, funds will be available for direct assistance to small (5 employees or less including the owner) microenterprise businesses in Killeen.

Specific details and requirements are being considered and reviewed for Federal program compliance.

Please visit this page often for updated information.

PROGRAMAS FINANCIADOS BAJO EL CARES ACT 

23 de octubre del 2020

La ciudad de Killeen enmendará el Plan de Acción Anual 2019 para permitir la respuesta continua contra el COVID-19 con fondos suplementarios proporcionados por HUD bajo el CARES Act. El concilio de la ciudad de Killeen llevará a cabo una audiencia pública el 27 de octubre de 2020 a las 5:00 PM en la sala del concilio para recibir comentario tocante la financiación de $726,841 para actividades elegibles.  Tras la aprobación por ordenanza, la ciudad enviará la enmienda al HUD para aprobación final. Entre las actividades propuestas, se encuentran dos programas que proporcionarán alivio a pequeñas empresas y a inquilinos/propietarios residenciales en Killeen.  

Estos programas individuales serán organizados dentro de la ley que rige, la guía, y requisitos reglamentarios y legales del departamento de vivienda y desarrollo urbano de los Estados Unidos, fondos bajo el Acto de Ayuda, Alivio y Seguridad Económica contra el Coronavirus o el CARES Act (CV) y el programa de subsidios globales para el desarrollo comunitario (CDBG).  Fondos suplementarios son identificados como fondos CDBG-CV.

Con la aprobación final y la ejecución de documentos de contrato con HUD, la ciudad de Killeen proporcionará información adicional en como solicitar estos fondos para inquilinos o propietarios residenciales que necesitan ayuda con renta o hipoteca. Adicionalmente, fondos serán disponibles para asistencia directa a pequeñas (5 empleados o menos inclusive el dueño) microempresas en Killeen. 

Requisitos y detalles específicos están siendo considerados y revisados para el cumplimiento programal federal. 

Por favor visite esta página a menudo para información actualizada.