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Program Purpose
The Emergency and Small Home Repair Program assists low and moderate income persons with emergency repairs that occur without warning and are a threat to the health and safety of the applicant.

Eligible Applicants

  • Applicants must own and occupy the residence. 
  • Applicant must not have received prior assistance from the City under any housing program.
  • Applicants annual income must not exceed 50% of the median income for the City as set by HUD. 

Family Size                1             2                                   5             6            7             8
Dallas County
      23,650    27,650    30,400    33,800    36,500    39,200    41,900    44,600 
Tarrant County    23,100    26,400    29,700    33,000    35,650    38,300    40,900    43,550

How the Program Works
Emergency repairs will not exceed $5,000 and requires the Division Manager's approval.  Emergency repairs will be inspected to insure they fall into the without warning criteria.

Housing and Neighborhood Services is responsible for:

 Verifying an actual emergency exists

  • Preparation of work specifications
  • Obtaining bids from qualified contractors
  • Monitoring work done

For further information, or to apply for assistance contact Maggi Carroll at 972-237-8162.

 

 

Last updated: 7/14/2011 3:07:07 PM