To enhance the quality of life for Irving residents, the Housing and Human Services Department offers a variety of programs to help homeowners and first-time homebuyers.
Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program
Financial and housing counseling assistance is provided to homebuyers that are looking to purchase a house for the first time. Financial assistance is provided in the form of a 0 percent interest, deferred forgivable loan. These funds help pay for down payment and closing cost of the purchase of a home in Irving.
Interested applicants must first attend a program orientation class. Classes are scheduled once a month, for more information or to reserve a spot please call (972) 721-4800.
For details about this program click on the following links:
For New Homeowners:
The Housing and Human Services Department receives federal funding for the above programs and are available to qualifying families in Irving. Families must qualify under HUD income guidelines.
Other Resources for Homebuyers
Emergency Repair Program
Assistance is available to homeowners who have experienced an emergency condition requiring immediate attention, such as as a condition that is detrimental to life, health or safety and requires immediate attention. Click here to view the Emergency Repair Grant Application updated August 2013
Air Conditioner Repair and Replacement Program
The air conditioner repair and replacement grant replaces or repairs existing air conditioners for senior citizens or resident with disabilities who are without the income to make these repairs. Click here to view the Home Restoration Program Application updated August 2013
Homeowner Accessibility Program
The architectural barrier removal program is a grant designed to assist senior citizens and/or disabled persons with repairs that increase mobility and livability inside homes. Repairs include ramp and handrail installations and bathroom modifications. Click here to view the Home Restoration Program Application updated August 2013
Home Restoration 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. Click here to view the Home Restoration Program Application Updated August 2013