Housing Rehabilitation Program

Program Purpose
The purpose of the Housing Rehabilitation Program is to prevent the decline and deterioration of qualified single-family occupied structures by helping them maintain their home through rehabilitation.

Eligible Applicants

  • Applicant must be at least 60 years of age or long-term disabled and provide disability statement to verify.
  • Applicant must not have a REVERSE MORTAGE on the property.
  • Owner-occupied within the city limits of Grand Prairie and have been primary residence for three years.
  • Applicant must not have received prior assistance from the City under any housing
    program.  (any deviation from this requirement must be approved by the Director or Manager)
  • Applicant must complete all application documents along with qualifying documents before the process will begin.
  • Applicant’s annual income must not exceed 80% of the median income for the City of Grand Prairie as set by HUD, see below.

Family Size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Dallas County $39,450 $45,050 $50,700 $56,300 $60,850 $65,350 $69,850 $74,350
Tarrant County $39,050 $44,600 $50,200 $55,750 $60,250 $64,700 $69,150 $73,600
*Calendar Year 2015

Eligible Properties
Owner-occupied single-family property located within the City of Grand Prairie.

Grant Limit
The program provides full rehabilitation assistance up to $25,000.

How the Program Works:
Housing and Neighborhood Services receives prospective applicants from walk-ins, telephone calls and referrals. Housing and Neighborhood Services is responsible for:

  • Initial assessment of housing conditions
  • Documentation of applicant eligibility
  • Inspection of housing unit
  • Preparation of general work specifications
  • Collection and processing bids
  • Certification of repair contractors
  • Monitoring construction work

Home Improvement Loan Program
Low to moderate income homeowners that reside in the City of Grand Prairie may be eligible
for a home improvement loan through Housing and Neighborhood Services.  Available assistance includes Deferred Payment Loans (DPL) and 0% or 3% loans for single-family housing rehabilitation.  Multi-family rehabilitation assistance is not available.

Complete the online Qualification Checklist now


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