House Committee on Urban Affairs - 81st R.S. (2009)

Committee: House Urban Affairs
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Urban Affairs, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2010 : a report to the House of Representatives, 82nd Texas Legislature
Subjects: Disaster relief | Economic stabilization | Energy conservation | Federal aid | Housing and Community Affairs, Texas Department of | Services for persons with disabilities |
Library Call Number: L1836.81 UR1
Session: 81st R.S. (2009)
Online version: View report [53 pages  File size: 988 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Examine the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs' (TDHCA) regional allocation formula policies and determine methodologies that could enhance equitable distribution.
2. Review the TDCHA's Weatherization Assistance Program and increased funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Examine the methodology used to distribute funds and the program's effectiveness at reducing residential energy costs. Joint Interim Charge with House Select Committee on Federal Economic Stabilization Funding
3. Evaluate the method of distributing federal hurricane relief funds and recommend improvements. Joint Interim Charge with House Committee on Appropriations
4. Make recommendations regarding the feasibility of a housing initiative that promotes independence and prevents unnecessary institutionalization of eligible populations.
5. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.

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