Emergency Repair

Program Purpose

The Emergency Repair Program assists low and moderate income persons with emergency repairs that occur without warning and are a threat to the health and safety of the applicant.

Eligible Applicants

  • Applicants must own and occupy the residence.
  • Applicant must not have received prior assistance from the City under any housing program.
  • Applicants annual income must not exceed 50% of the median income for the City as set by HUD.

 

How the Program Works

Emergency repairs will not exceed $5,000 and requires the Division Manager’s approval. ¬†Emergency repairs will be inspected to insure they fall into the without warning criteria.

Housing and Neighborhood Services is responsible for:
Verifying an actual emergency exists

  • Preparation of work specifications
  • Obtaining bids from qualified contractors
  • Monitoring work done

 

Emergency Repair Application

CREATING RAVING FANS

By Delivering World Class Services
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.

City of Grand Prairie – Fair Housing Rights