Community Development and Housing

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    Housing Vouchers in the City of Irving

    Certain properties within the City of Irving accept Section 8 rental assistance vouchers, but the City of Irving does not administer a local program. Read on...
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    Downpayment Assistance Program

    The Downpayment Assistance Program helps qualified applicants purchase their first home. It is made possible by the Home Investment Partnership Grant (HOME) of the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Read on...
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    Grant Funds Administered Through Community Development

    The Community Development and Housing division administers three primary U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants. Read on...
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Homeless Count


Annually, volunteers from throughout the community go out to search and survey homeless people in Irving. This annual count and survey of the homeless population, held in concert with regional and national efforts, assists policy makers in the development of programs and services to help this vulnerable population. 

This annual event is could not be possible without the help of other organizations, such as Many Helping Hands.

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The City of Irving’s Community Development division (formerly Housing and Human Services Department) helps provide housing-related and social services to stabilize neighborhoods and to help reduce the effects of poverty on Irving residents through the U.S. Department of Housing Urban Development (HUD) funds.

Some of the responsibilities 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.