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Colonia Economically Distressed Areas Program

Grants to counties for colonias in the Texas Water Development Board’s Economically Distressed Areas Program (TWDB EDAP).




Non-entitlement cities under 50,000 in population and non-entitlement counties that have a non-metropolitan population under 200,000 and are not eligible for direct CDBG funding from HUD may apply for funding through any of the Texas CDBG programs.


  • Awards: Up to $500,000
  • Distributed on an as-needed basis
  • Water distribution lines
  • Sewer collection lines
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