Your Needs Inform Our Decisions

The Housing Department works year-round to implement programs, build housing, and shape policies that will enable more households in Austin to stay in the neighborhoods they love. Many factors guide how funds are used, including your needs and your voice. If you want to understand more about the funding sources before you weigh in, make sure to click the funding overview tab above.  

The survey below is focused on you and your community. Please take a few minutes to share with us about your experience and what your community needs. 


2024 Community Needs Assessment Survey

The City of Austin Housing Department invites you to help guide a new 5-year plan to invest housing and community development dollars where they are needed most. This Five-Year Federal Funding Plan decides...

Share Your Feedback 

Local jurisdictions are asked every five years to assess affordable housing and community development needs and market conditions. The public is invited to submit feedback during the 2024 Community Needs Assessment period. 


How to submit feedback: 

  • Online Survey: Priorities and comments can be submitted through the 2024 Needs Assessment Survey   

  • Text: To receive the survey questions on your mobile device, text MyCommunity to 73224

  • Phone: 512-974-3155 

  • Email: 

  • Mail: 1000 E 11th St, Suite 200, Austin, Texas 78702