Dallas Real Estate Program

Department of Housing Neighborhood Revitalization:

  • Aims to strengthen families and neighborhoods by creating and preserving safe, affordable housing and mitigating community member displacement.
  • Cultivates a diverse and economically inclusive City.
  • Mitigates community member displacement.

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Home Improvement Preservation Program (HIPP):

  • Offers two programs: Major Home Rehabilitation and Home Reconstruction.
  • Major Home Rehabilitation Program provides zero-interest forgivable loans up to $73,170 for rehabilitation work scope.
  • Home Reconstruction Program provides a new home on the homeowner’s current property with a loan.
  • Major Home Rehabilitation Program is limited to the amount required to address the rehabilitation work scope as defined by the city.
  • Home Reconstruction Program is by referral only by city staff.
  • Aims to preserve safe, affordable housing.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Homeowners must have clear title to the property and have owned the home for at least six months before applying.
  • The property must be the homeowner’s primary residence.
  • Homeowners must not be delinquent in the payment of property taxes or must have an active, non-delinquent payment plan with the county tax office.
  • The home must be located within the city limits of Dallas, Texas.
  • Homeowners must demonstrate they can obtain standard property insurance satisfactory to the City and maintain it for the term of the loan.
  • Priority for all programs will be given to homeowners who have never participated in a City home repair program.
  • Homes that have been reconstructed by the City will not be eligible for further assistance.

Application Information:

  • Application availability and acceptance for 2022-2023 is closed.
  • The next application process will be available on August 1, 2023.
  • Complete program information is available for download in English or Spanish.
  • Eligibility requirements are available for download in English or Spanish.

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