City of Dallas Funds Emergency Home Repairs for Low, Moderate Income Homeowners in Response to Winter Storms

Applications will be accepted starting on Thursday, Feb. 25

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The City of Dallas is helping to fund emergency repairs for low and moderate income residents whose homes were damaged during last week’s winter storms.

Dallas City Council voted Wednesday to approve an Emergency Home Repair Program that allocates $2 million to organizations that will qualify low-to-moderate income homeowners for grants of up to $10,000.

According to the City of Dallas, the select nonprofit partners must be able to administer case management and procure contractors.   

The City of Dallas said the Eligible Repairs are:  

  • Wall/floor removal   
  • Sewer lines   
  • Gas lines   
  • Water lines and/or water damage   
  • Roof   
  • Electrical System   
  • HVAC units   
  • Plumbing fixtures including sink pipes and toilets damaged by frozen condition   
  • Mold remediation 

According to the City of Dallas, eligible participants must be homeowners within the City of Dallas, have household incomes at or below 80% of the area median income, and have experienced damage to their primary residence caused by the last week's severe storms which risks causing harm to the life, health, or safety of the occupants.

Applications will be accepted starting on Thursday, Feb. 25, the City of Dallas said.

For info on eligibility, visit DallasHousingPolicy.com.

Residents whose homes were damaged during the 2021 winter storm and paid a licensed contractor for repairs may be eligible for reimbursement through the City of Dallas Emergency Home Repair rebate program.

To find out eligibility, call 214-670-3644 or email HIPP@dallascityhall.com.

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