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Housing and Community Services

The City of Garland's Housing and Community Services Department is responsible for revitalizing neighborhoods by providing safe and affordable housing for low to moderate income households, providing funding to create or maintain a supportive social environment, and expanding economic opportunities to residents of Garland.

Housing and Community Services activities are primarily funded through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership (HOME) and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) programs administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

If you are interested in learning more about Housing and Community Services Department's funding and activities, contact us at 972-205-2130.  

Housing Programs


 Home Infill Program   Minor Home Repair Program New Homes For Sale
 GREAT Homes Initiative  Single Family Rehabilitation Program Existing Homes for Sale


Public Notices

Prior to receiving the yearly funding allocations, the City actively seeks input through a number of different avenues including a series of neighborhood meetings, a citizen survey and meetings with stakeholder groups.  The input provides guidance to City Council as they allocate funding to the various activities. 

Federal Grant Public Meetings:

Public Notice - 2018-2019 Federal Grant Program

Calendar - 2018-2019 Federal Grant Program

2018-2019 Federal Grants Application Process

The applications for the 2018-2019 Federal Grant programs will be available on January 23, 2018.  Information on the upcoming process is available by clicking the link below.

2018-2019 Information

2018-2019 CDBG Public Services Application

 Emergency Assistance

Important Information and Reports

2016 Consolidated Annual Performance Report (CAPER)

2017-2018 Annual Action Plan for Federal Grants

2018-2019 Annual Action Plan for Federal Grants - Proposed

2017-2018 Environmental Review for Grant Projects

Accomplishments and Announcements

Other Housing Programs in Garland

Residential Repair Idea Books