Rehabilitation Program FAQs

Will there be a lien placed on my property?
Yes. All work performed on a property will have a lien placed on it for a period of seven to ten years.

Do my property taxes have to be current?
Yes. There are a few exceptions on a case by case basis.

How old do I have to be in order to qualify for the Rehab program?
You must be 60 years of age or older and/or disabled.

Do I qualify for assistance if I have refinanced my property within the last three years?
Yes. It is possible depending on the equity value of the property.

Am I eligible if I have a reverse mortgage?
No.

Am I able to sell the property after receiving assistance?
Yes. However, the lien would have to be satisfied at sale or has to be expired.

What are the income limits for my eligibility?
80% of area median income per household size.

Will you count all household members income for my eligibility?
Yes. All household members’ income will be counted.

How much can be spent on a Rehab?
Up to $25,000.00 subject to equity value and the amount of work performed.

Does my name have to be on the deed to qualify?
Yes, but there are some exceptions. Please contact Neighborhood Services for further information.

Will I have to pay anything back?
Yes. It depends on your qualified income level.

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At GPHNS our mission is to provide community service programs designed to meet the needs of the Grand Prairie community and its citizens for housing, healthy and safe neighborhoods, economic development, neighborhood revitalization, in an efficient, timely, courteous and knowledgeable manner. The city's Housing and Neighborhood Services offers programs designed to assist the low-to-moderate income Grand Prairie residents with safe, affordable housing.

Housing and Neighborhood Services does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, familial status, age, religion or handicap, in compliance with the Fair Housing Act, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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