Dallas Homeowners Have Until Oct. 15 to File HIPP Applications

Share News:

Dallas homeowners have until Oct. 15 to file Home Improvement and Preservation Program (HIPP) applications for financial assistance.

The city of Dallas’ Department of Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization administers the program, which provides financial assistance with its Rehabilitation and Housing Reconstruction Programs.

What the programs provide

Major Rehabilitation: Homeowners can apply for a low-cost, forgivable loan of up to $50,000 to address work required to rehab their homes as determined by the city.

Housing Reconstruction: The program provides homeowners with a new home on their current property. Assistance is provided in the form of a loan of up to $160,000. The program is by referral only by city staff.

How to pick up an application

Paper applications in English and Spanish will be issued at curbside at four Dallas city libraries through Oct. 15, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Download an application

Visit here for download information.

Supporting information required

Household members can visit here for information on required documents, income supporting information, and additional supporting items.

Where can applications be dropped off?

Completed applications and supporting information will only be accepted Oct. 17 (Saturday) from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Incomplete or early applications will not be accepted. The applications will be accepted at the Polk Wisdom, Pleasant Grove, Martin Luther King. Jr., and Audelia Road Branch libraries in Dallas. Learn more here.

Tommy Cummings

Tommy Cummings covers the North Texas housing market for CandysDirt.com. Tommy moved to Texas from Oklahoma in 1992 and has lived in Mansfield with his wife, Brigitte, and son, Beaumont, since 2002 (after a two-year adventure in California as a tech columnist/editor at the San Francisco Chronicle). Tommy started his media career at newspapers in Oklahoma before becoming an editor in many capacities at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and The Dallas Morning News, where he wrapped up his newsroom career as a digital editor. His work has appeared in news outlets throughout the U.S.

Reader Interactions

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *