Housing Needs

Hands holding a houseIrving Housing and Utility Assistance Program (EHAP)

Through funds from Dallas County under the Coronavirus Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the City of Irving offers emergency rental, mortgage and utilities assistance for eligible residents. 

Note that completing an application does not guarantee a resident will qualify for the program. Up to $2,000 per month for six months maximum is now available to pay past-due and currently due mortgage/rent and utility bills (gas, electric and internet service only).

The city has partnered with Catholic Charities of Dallas to provide financial relief. Catholic Charities is accepting applications on a first-come, first-served basis. 

In order to qualify, City of Irving residents must:

  • Have lived in the City of Irving for the last two months and currently lives in the city.
  • Have been directly financially impacted by COVID-19: loss of job/income; furlough; reduction in hours/pay; increased COVID-19 household expenses related to healthcare or childcare.
  • Have a total household income less than 120 percent of the Area Median Income (AMI).
  • Not received other CARES Act housing assistance at the same time from another agency, such as Dallas County or another nonprofit entity.
Household SizeProgram Upper Limit - 120% AMI

1 person

$72,408

2 persons

$82,752

3 persons

$93,096

4 persons

$103,440

5 persons

$111,715

6 persons

$119,990

7 persons

$128,266

8 persons

$136,541

 

Residents must provide the following documentation in order to complete an application:

  • Personal identification: government ID, passport, driver’s license or green card.
  • Proof of residency and occupancy: current lease agreement or mortgage statement.
  • Proof of COVID-19 financial impact: letter from employer certifying job loss, furlough or reduction in hours/pay; copy of unemployment benefits; paycheck stubs;or bank statements.
  • Copies of past-due bills: ledger statement from landlord; mortgage statement; gas, electricity or internet bills.

Complete the application online or call the help line at (214) 257-0674, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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Rental, Mortgage and Homelessness Assistance from the City of Irving

Are you a City of Irving resident in danger of eviction or foreclosure due to COVID-19? You may be eligible for assistance from the city.

Visit the Community Development and Housing website for eligibility requirements and more details.

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