The City spent $13,280,709 in annual federal grants toward housing and public service programs, including: 

  • Tenant-Based Rental Assistance
  • Tenant's Rights Assistance
  • Children's Services
  • Rental Housing Development Assistance
  • Rapid Rehousing
  • And many other programs

The Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER) describes in detail how these funds were used. We'd like to hear what you think about these federally funded services over the past year so that we can include your input in the final report.  

Question title

What feedback do you have about the City's use of the federal funding outlined above? How well does the draft CAPER accurately reflect the impact of these dollars?

Closed for Comments

What is the CAPER?

The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) assesses the City’s progress and the effectiveness of its performance related to its federally funded activities. A CAPER is required at the end of each year for all cities that receive federal funding. The FY 2022-23 CAPER evaluates the achievement of the City's overall strategies, objectives, and priorities outlined in the FY 2019-24 Consolidated Plan. The City will submit this report to HUD prior to December 29, 2023.  The Draft FY 2022-23 CAPER is available for review during the public comment period. 

What Funding does the Housing Department receive? 

The Housing Department receives the following grant entitlement funds annually from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): 

Public Comment Period

The public is invited to review the Draft FY 2022-23 CAPER during the public comment period: Monday, November 20, 2023 -  Tuesday, December 5, 2023.  

All written comments are included in the Consolidated Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).  Therefore, all comments will be included as part of the public record. Austin City Council, as well as the general public, will have access to these comments and feedback. If you do not wish to have your comments disclosed, please notify the Housing Department at or by phone at 512-974-3100.  

Where to find the CAPER:
A digital copy of the CAPER can be found in the documents section below. Paper copies of the draft CAPER  are available at the following locations:

  • Austin City Hall - 301 W 2nd St, Austin 
  • Austin Central Public Library - 710 West Cesar Chavez Street 
  • Austin Resource Center for the Homeless - 500 East 7th Street 
  • St. John's Library Branch - 7500 Blessing Avenue 
  • Housing Authority of the City of Austin - 1124 S IH 35 

How to submit comments:

  • Online: Comments can be submitted through the comments section below.
  • Mail: Comments can also be submitted by postal mail to 1000 E 11th St, Suite 200. Austin, Texas 78702  
  • Phone: To submit comments over the phone, call the Housing Department Office at 512-974-3100 and ask to leave a public comment on the FY 22-23 CAPER.


For any additional information,
contact the Housing Department at or 512-974-3100.