Community Development Division
Some of the duties of the Community Development division include:
- Manage the home restoration program.
- Administer the down payment assistance program.
- Help construct and rehabilitate affordable homes in the community.
- Provide social services.
- Provide homeless services.
The Planning and Community Development Department annually receives grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Community Development and Housing division administers three primary HUD grants:
- Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
- Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
- Home Investment Partnerships Grant (HOME)
Public Announcement - CDBG Public Service Funds
The Planning and Community Development Department is seeking eligible non-profits to apply for Community Development Block Grant - Public Service Funds. These funds are for the provision of case management services for the City of Irving's Permanent Supportive Housing clients. Applications are now open. Click here for more information
Fifth Program Year Action Plan
The Annual Action Plan includes the proposed Narrative Responses to HUD Action Plan questions that CDBG, HOME, HOPWA, and ESG grantees must respond to each year in order to be compliant with the Consolidated Planning Regulations. The attached draft was developed with the assumption that certain approvals an activities would take place for Program Year 2018 or Fiscal Year 2018-2019. Click here for additional information.
Community Needs Survey
The City of Irving receives approximately $2.8 million in Federal Funds each year for housing and Community Development projects and services that benefit low income residents in Irving. The City of Irving wants you to have a voice in how the money is invested. Please click on the link below to assist us by filling out this survey.
Section 8 Information
The City of Irving does not currently administer Section 8 rental assistance vouchers; however, it does accept the vouchers. Contact one of the following Housing Authorities for assistance: