Category Archives: Housing

Mortgage Credit Certificates Offer Qualified Homebuyers an Annual Tax Credit

The dream of home ownership is becoming a reality for families across the state thanks to Mortgage Credit Certificates (MCCs). MCCs offer qualified home buyers an annual tax credit of up to $2,000 per year—just for owning their home. The Arlington Housing Finance Corporation’s MCC Program is a federal income…

Homeless Prevention Funds Available for Arlington Residents

Beginning January 30, 2017, 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 $220,509, provided by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, in furtherance…

Second Annual Arlington Homeownership Fair Set for June 24

Arlington is pleased to announce the second annual Homeownership Fair scheduled will take place June 24, 2017, at the Arlington Convention Center. At last year’s successful event, nearly 50 exhibitors provided information on the home-buying process to more than 400 attendees from the Arlington community. This year, the Homeownership Fair will offer…

Arlington Housing Authority to Accept Applications for Housing Choice Voucher Program

The Housing Authority of the City of Arlington (AHA) will accept applications from persons interested in participating in its Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. Applications will be accepted during the Open Enrollment period, which runs from 9 a. m. Tuesday, August 9, 2016, through 9 a. m. Tuesday, August 16, 2016. Applications will be…

Informative Meeting for Owners and Managers of Rental Property in Arlington

The Arlington Housing Authority (AHA) manages the Housing Choice Voucher program, a highly successful rental housing assistance program, that benefits owners and managers of rental property in Arlington. Through this program, the AHA currently assists approximately 1,000 property owners and 4,000 tenant households. The AHA will host an informative meeting at…

Registration Open for Inaugural Homeownership Fair

Thinking about buying a new home? Register now for the City of Arlington’s inaugural 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 25 at…

City Seeks Vendors, Exhibitors for Inaugural Home Ownership Fair in June

The City of Arlington is seeking exhibitors and vendors for the upcoming Homeownership Fair. This inaugural event is scheduled from 8:30 a. m. to 2 p. m. Saturday, June 25 at the Arlington Convention Center, 1200 Ballpark Way. The fair will give vendors and exhibitors the opportunity to showcase their products and services to…

City To Host Inaugural Homeownership Fair in June

Considering becoming a homebuyer in the American Dream City? The City of Arlington is hosting its inaugural Homeownership Fair this summer to connect prospective homeowners with services and programs designed to make their quality, affordable housing dreams come true. The Homeownership Fair will feature more than 40 exhibitors, including mortgage lenders,…

Arlington Housing Authority Leader Re-Appointed to National Association Board

David Zappasodi, Executive Director of the Arlington Housing Authority, was recently reappointed to another two-year term on the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials’ Board of Governors. The professional membership organization comprises about 20,000 housing and community development agencies and officials throughout the country who administer affordable housing and community…