Category Archives: Housing

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,…

Registration Open for 2nd 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…

Partnership Helping Homeownership Dreams Come True in Arlington

Arlington residents Sarah and Rudy Rosales have been busy these past few weeks, unpacking boxes, arranging furniture and deciding where to hang pictures in their new Sanford Street home. These tasks mark the beginning of an exciting new chapter for the couple, who became first-time homeowners in March after years of…

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…