NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Intergovernmental Relations

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Monday, June 12, 2000

PLACE: E1.016

CHAIR: Senator Frank Madla

** Testimony on Charge Three and Five **


Review the statutory authority granted to local governments to regulate
the development of residential subdivisions. The Committee shall identify
conflicting provisions and make recommendations to clarify existing

Examine the powers, functions and programs administered by the Texas
Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) and the Texas State
Affordable Housing Corporation (TSAHC). The committee's report will assess
the methodology used in allocating the various housing funds and resources,
including the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program and the Housing Trust
Fund, and the compliance by the agency with that methodology, and address
whether the programs administered by TDHCA and the TSAHC meet the afford-
able housing demands of targeted population groups throughout the State of