Community Development and Housing

Due to Limited public access in City Hall:

• To submit a Home Rehabilitation application or a Down Payment Assistance Program application, you must set up an appointment through our office. Please call (972)721-4800 to do so. 

• To mail in any payments for our programs, please send to: Irving City Hall-Community Development 825 W. Irving Blvd. Irving, TX 75060

• For questions concerning these and other Community Development programs, please call (972) 721-4800 before visiting City Hall.

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    CARES Act Community Development Block Grant Funds Available

    The City of Irving Planning and Community Development department invites qualified organizations with eligible programs to apply for Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Community Development Block Grant funds. Read on...
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    Rental, Mortgage, and Homelessness Assistance

    Are you a City of Irving resident in danger of eviction or foreclosure due to COVID-19? You may be eligible for assistance. Read on...
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    Dallas County Reopens Emergency Housing Assistance Program

    Irving residents are eligible to receive short-term emergency housing assistance from Dallas County to pay rent, mortgage or utilities. The assistance is the form of a grant, and no repayment is needed. Deadline to apply is Aug. 20. Read on...
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    Housing Vouchers in the City of Irving

    Certain properties within the City of Irving accept Section 8 rental assistance vouchers, but the City of Irving does not administer a local program. Read on...
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    Downpayment Assistance Program

    The Downpayment Assistance Program helps qualified applicants purchase their first home. It is made possible by the Home Investment Partnership Grant (HOME) of the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Read on...
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    Grant Funds Administered Through Community Development

    The Community Development and Housing division administers three primary U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants. Read on...
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Homeless Count


Annually, volunteers from throughout the community go out to search and survey homeless people in Irving. This annual count and survey of the homeless population, held in concert with regional and national efforts, assists policy makers in the development of programs and services to help this vulnerable population. 

This annual event is could not be possible without the help of other organizations, such as Many Helping Hands.

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The City of Irving’s Community Development division (formerly Housing and Human Services Department) helps provide housing-related and social services to stabilize neighborhoods and to help reduce the effects of poverty on Irving residents through the U.S. Department of Housing Urban Development (HUD) funds.

Some of the responsibilities of the Community Development division include:

  • Manage the home restoration program.
  • Administer the down payment assistance program.
  • Help construct and rehabilitate affordable homes in the community.
  • Provide social services.
  • Provide homeless services.