Advocating for and pursuing affordable housing opportunities for the maximum number of low-income individuals and families in Arlington.

Homeowner Assistance :: Emergency Repair

Based on available funding, the Emergency Repair Grant for Homeowners provides low-income homeowners with a one-time grant, up to $5,000 per three-year period, for emergency repairs to their home. An emergency is a situation or condition that occurred recently (generally within two weeks) without warning, that is detrimental to or a threat to life, health, or safety, and requires immediate action (i.e., 3 business days).

Criteria for Eligibility:

  • Applicant’s household may not have an income that exceeds the “Low-Income” category of  HUD-Income-Limits
  • Must be an Arlington homeowner and the home must be their primary residence
  • The residence cannot be for sale

Examples of Eligible Repairs:

  • Air conditioning/heating units
  • Roof
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical

Application Process

Complete and return the application to the Housing Authority of the City of Arlington, 501 W. Sanford St., Suite 20, Arlington, TX 76011. The application can be obtained via the website or by contacting staff to request an application by mail. Applicants must provide all documentation listed in the application and additional documentation listed below:

  • Photo identification
  • Verification of all household income for persons over age 18
  • Verification of all assets

For More Information, Contact:

Marisa Loera
Telephone 817-276-6707
Fax 817-962-1226
Email marisa.loera@arlingtonhousing.us