College Station’s New Construction Program provides income-qualified residents ownership opportunities in many parts of the City. The City supports non-profit affordable housing development through its partnerships with Community Housing Development Organizations and Habitat for Humanity. The City works with these organizations to build a high-quality product that reinforces neighborhood integrity. The construction of new affordable housing units is carried out using HOME grant funds. To learn more about the Program, please review the Frequently Asked Questions.
If you are interested in purchasing a home, please apply to the Downpayment Assistance Program. Contractors are chosen based on a set of qualifications ensuring the best quality of affordable home is built. Click here for more information about becoming an approved contractor for Community Development projects.
Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO)
There are currently two CHDO working with the City - Brazos Valley Community Action Agency and Elder-Aid, Inc. The organizations receive funds to carry out affordable housing activities in College Station, including new construction, acquisition, or rehabilitation. These homes or rental units are made available to eligible low- or moderate-income households in College Station.
If your organization is interested in becoming a CHDO for the City of College Station and eligible for affordable housing grants, please contact the Community Development office at (979) 764-3778.
Habitat for Humanity
New construction is also provided by Habitat for Humanity on lots acquired by the City with CDBG funds and then supplied to the non-profit. New homes are made available to eligible first-time homebuyers. Click here for more information about Habitat for Humanity.