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Collin County Recovery Plan

With the CARES Act relief funds, the Collin County Commissioners Court funded:
COVID-19 testing for Collin County families$1,078,487
COVID-19 PPE supplies for Collin County families$2,382,084
Relief for small businesses$17,555,567
Emergency housing relief for families$18,359,239
Support for local food pantries$11,089,833
Relief for local cities$50,112,257
Support for municipal law enforcement$28,639,067
Support for county law enforcement & health care workers$33,841,335
Other county COVID-19 expenses$9,970,671
Total$173,028,540


With American Rescue Plan Act relief funds, the Commissioners Court voted for:
Specific county infrastructure projects that support public health and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. These projects represent a holistic public health approach to supporting high-risk individuals across the entire county by building community capacity, while also serving people with barriers to services, including people of color, people with low incomes, limited English proficiency populations and other traditionally underserved groups. Read the Collin County Recovery Plan. The goal of these projects is to increase the community public health capacity within the county's three public health facilities:
County Healthcare Services facility$54,841,679
Adult Detention center infirmary$134,108,429
Medical Examiner facility$12,034,064
Total$200,984,172
Emergency Rental Assistance 
Collin County received $17,440,494.80 of direct federal funding from the new Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Plano and Frisco also received funds directly from the U.S. Treasury Department. Collin County's program, which includes inter-local agreements with Allen and McKinney, has distributed $5.7 Million to qualified applicants as of Sept. 30, 2021To find out if you're eligible -- and which program covers where you live --  go here.

Homeowner Assistance Fund
The Homeowner Assistance fund (HAF) was established under section 3206 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to mitigate financial hardships associated with the coronavirus pandemic by providing funds to eligible entities for the purpose of preventing homeowner mortgage delinquencies, defaults, foreclosures, loss of utilities or home energy services, and displacements of homeowners experiencing financial hardship after Jan. 21, 2020, through qualified expenses related to mortgages and housing. 

The Texas Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (TEMAP) is using Need A Break Inc., as the service provider for Dallas, Denton, Collin, Cooke and Navarro counties.  Applications can be downloaded from the Need A Break website, and submitted (with the required supporting documents attached) to:
  • email: info@needabreakinc.org
  • Mail: Need A Break Inc., P.O. Box 764203, Dallas, TX 75376-4203
  • Fax: 1-800-458-5369
  • In-person Appointments: 1-800-458-5369

Collin CARES: Economic Recovery and Assistance

Reports on spending for Collin CARES assistance programs, which ended in December 2020: