Category Archives: Housing

Arlington Housing Authority to Accept Applications for 2018 Housing Choice Voucher Program

Editor’s Note: The open enrollment period closed on Sept. 5, 2018. The Housing Authority of the City of Arlington (AHA) will accept applications from persons interested in participating in its Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program only during the Open Enrollment period, which begins at 9 a. m. Tuesday, August 28, 2018, and ends…

City, Housing Channel Break Ground on East Arlington Housing Development

City and community leaders gathered Thursday in a vacant East Arlington lot to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Housing Channel’s new townhome construction project, Bel Air on Abram. In response to Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams’ appeal for new housing market initiatives in East Arlington, non-profit partner Housing Channel participated in the…

Dreaming of a New Home? Register for Arlington’s 3rd Annual Homeownership Fair

Thinking about buying a new home? Register now for the City of Arlington’s 3rd annual Homeownership Fair to learn more about buying a home in today’s real estate market, down payment assistance programs, credit repair and other topics. The Homeownership Fair is scheduled from 8:30 a. m. to 2 p. m. Saturday, July 21 at the Arlington…

Arlington Housing Authority Holds Job Fair for FSS Program Participants

The Arlington Housing Authority’s Family Self Sufficiency team, assisted by Housing Specialists, held a job fair today for clients in Homeless Services Programs and those participating in the Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) Program. Employers included Southwest Airlines, Amazon, Walmart, Mouser Electronics, 24-7 Staffing, Home Depot, UPS and many more. The Family Self-Sufficiency…

City, UTA and Housing Channel Collaborate to Build Affordable Home in East Arlington

On a windy, sunny Wednesday, nearly every sector of the community gathered at 820 Truman Street to celebrate an inventive and unique housing collaboration, known as Casa Cortile, that is bringing new affordable homeownership to Arlington. The house construction site, not far from AT&T Stadium, is a symbol of teamwork, hands-on…

Homeless Prevention Funds Available for Arlington Residents

Beginning January 10, 2018, Arlington residents who are homeless or in imminent danger of becoming homeless can apply for assistance through the City’s Homeless Housing and Services Program (HHSP). The City will utilize HHSP funding in the amount of $208,788, provided by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, in…

Arlington Housing Authority to Accept Applications for 2017 Housing Choice Voucher Program

Update: The deadline for applications is now closed. The Housing Authority of the City of Arlington (AHA) will accept applications from persons interested in participating in its Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program only during the Open Enrollment period, which begins at 9 a. m. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, and ends at 9…

Arlington’s Second Annual Homeownership Fair Draws Nearly 400

In an effort to Champion Great Neighborhoods, the culmination of the City’s month long celebration of National Homeownership Month concluded with the 2nd Annual Homeownership Fair on Saturday, June 24, 2017. The event was held at the Arlington Convention Center with nearly 400 in attendance, including 45 exhibitors and 42 volunteers. …

In the Market for a New Home? Register Now for Arlington’s Annual Homeownership Fair

Thinking about buying a new home? Register now for the City of Arlington’s 2nd annual Homeownership Fair to learn more about buying a home in today’s real estate market, down payment assistance programs, credit repair and other topics. The Homeownership Fair is scheduled from 8:30 a. m. to 2 p. m. Saturday, June 24 at…

Annual Code Compliance Workshops Aim to Make Arlington Apartment Communities Safer

Do you live in an apartment in Arlington? Great news. City ordinance amendments approved by City Council have resulted in the implementation of annual educational workshops held for multi-family property owners and managers. Education specific to code familiarization and crime prevention is the focus. Single adults and families looking for affordable housing,…