Category Archives: Housing

Arlington’s Housing Choice Voucher Program Accepting Applications

As a way of helping some low-income families achieve the American Dream of homeownership, the City of Arlington’s Housing Authority (AHA) will accept applications from persons interested in participating in its Housing Choice Voucher program. Applications will be accepted during the open enrollment period beginning Thursday, June 18, 2015, at…

Arlington Offering Home Repair Assistance to Eligible Homeowners

The City of Arlington’s Housing Rehabilitation Program helps homeowners and revitalizes neighborhoods by rehabilitating sub-standard owner occupied housing. The Program is funded by federal grants received by the City of Arlington. The City allocates a portion of their Community Development Block Grant and HOME grant funding received from the U. S.…

Arlington Updating Housing Strategy

The amount and type of housing within a city can serve as a snapshot of what it’s like to live there. City planning officials are hoping to learn more about the kinds of housing available in Arlington and what residents and local stakeholders think could be done differently or improved. The…

Energy Efficient Homes for First-time Homebuyers

The City of Arlington’s non-profit homebuilder is experimenting with structural insulated panels (SIPS) to build an affordable single-family home on Biggs Terrace in East Arlington. The Tarrant County Housing Partnership (TCHP) has teamed up with the City of Arlington to build one of the city’s first homes using an energy-efficient Structural…