The Community Development Department's goal is to develop and revitalize communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, expanding economic opportunities and human services for persons of low and moderate income.

 

The Community Development Department is comprised of the following divisions:

Code Enforcement

Housing Rehabilitation Services

Homebuyer Assistance Program

Demolition Program

 Elderly & Disabled Lawn Mowing Program

Work Force Housing-Mixed Income Housing Development

  

The Community Development Department is also responsible for the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)  and HOME Investment Partnership Program funds. These funds are provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to assist multiple departments in providing Odessans with services that keep our City in working order and a great place to reside. City departments and local organizations that have applied and received HUD funding in the past include:  

                                                            • Public Works

• Meals-On-Wheels

• Parks and Recreation

• Permian Basin Community Centers

 Download the 2019 CDBG Funds Application

Annual Reports/HUD Assessments

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires the City of Odessa to submit an annual Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). This report provides an assessment of expenditures and accomplishments of the city’s progress in carrying out its Consolidated and Annual Action Plans for the HUD funded Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME).  The report covers community development objectives undertaken during the period of October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. The report does not establish any new policy. 

Download the 2017 CAPER

 2017 Action Plan

2018 Action Plan

HUD Annual Community Assessment for 2016 Program Year

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing

Community Development
119 W 4th Street, Suite 104
Odessa, TX 79761                                                     
Phone: (432) 335-4820         
Email: cd@odessa-tx.gov 
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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