Home Rehabilitation Programs

Make an Appointment

Setting up an appointment is currently required to submit any applications. Please call our office to set up an appointment time to drop off your application before 4:30 p.m. Please keep in mind, a member of our staff will have to review the documentation you are submitting to make sure it includes everything that is required. Please allow 15-20 minutes to do so. If you have any questions or would like to set up an appointment, please call (972) 721-4800.

The Planning and Community Development Department receives federal funding for the programs below and are available to qualifying families in Irving. Families must qualify under Housing and Urban Development (HUD) income guidelines. View more information on the Income Guidelines.

Emergency Repair Program

The Emergency Repair program assists families with unexpected emergency repairs that occurred without warning (within two weeks), require immediate action, and are detrimental to life, health, or safety.

Air Conditioner Repair and Replacement Program

The Air Conditioner Repair and Replacement Program provides assistance with air conditioner or heating issues. This program is available to seniors and homeowners with disabilities.

Homeowner Accessibility Program 

The Homeowner Accessibility Program is designed to address the removal of structural issues related to mobility and health for seniors and the disabled including ramp construction, doorway widening, and bathroom retrofit with ADA-complaint fixtures. This program is available to seniors and homeowners with disabilities.

Exterior Improvement Program

Clients referred to the Home Rehabilitation Program with Code violations may qualify under the Exterior Improvement Program. This program assists homeowners who have been given notices of violation from Code Enforcement but do not have the financial resources to address the Code violations. Applicants who do not have Code notices of violations or citations are not eligible for this program.

Major repair Program

Assistance is provided to homeowners for home restoration through partially forgivable loans. The loans assist with repairs such as window or roof replacement, adding insulation in the attic, plumbing and electrical work.

  • Electrical systems
  • Plumbing systems, including water and/or sewer lines
  • Roof repairs or replacement
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Pier and Beam foundation stabilization, approved on a case-by-case basis
  • Replacement windows and doors

*This program is not designed as a complete home renovation program, but rather a program to repair the major systems in a home.

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