Administration

The Administration division provides support to the other divisions within the department, oversees the City’s affordable housing programs and provides staff support to boards and commissions.

Boards and Commissions:

The Development Services department supports the following boards and commissions:

  • Building and Standards Commission
  • Main Street Advisory Board
  • Moody Museum Advisory Board
  • Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Public Arts Advisory Board
  • Tax Increment Financing Board
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment

A description of each board and commission and a roster of current members is available at this link.

Affordable Housing Programs:

The City administers two programs that provide assistance to qualified applicants for improvements to existing homes and the construction of new homes.

Amy Young Barrier Removal Program:

The City of Taylor, in partnership with Equity CDC (a501c(3) nonprofit organization), participates in the Amy Young Barrier Removal(AYBR) Program through the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).  This program provides grants of up to $18,200 for accessibility modifications and home repairs for low-to-moderate income residents of the City of Taylor with at least one person in the household qualifying as a Person with a Disability.  For more information, please see the program administrator contact information on the application.

For more information about the program and how to apply please follow this link.

HOME Program:

The City is eligible to apply for HOME funds through the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. The City currently participates in the Homeowner Rehabilitation Assistance (HRA) of the HOME program which provides funding for the rehabilitation or reconstruction of single-family homes for eligible applicants.

For more information about the program and how to apply please follow this link.