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.
- 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.
- Applicant must not have a deferred property tax of $50,000 or greater
Owner-occupied single-family property located within the City of Grand Prairie.
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.