Improving Your Neighborhood

Residents take pride in Garland’s hometown character.  The City seeks to meet the diverse needs and preferences of residents by providing a variety of housing and neighborhood programs, services, and resources for area residents to improve the physical conditions of their neighborhood.

Housing Programs and Community Services

Housing and Neighborhood Services offers numerous programs designed to assist homeowners with home repair.  These include:

Visit Housing and Neighborhood Services for more information on these and other resources devoted to home repair and housing assistance.

Neighborhood Vitality Grant

Neighborhood projects provide an excellent opportunity to promote a strong sense of community among residents.  Projects are a conduit to increase social capital as well as:

  • Promote the goals of a neighborhood association
  • Incrementally achieve the shared vision for the neighborhood
  • Improve neighborhood image
  • Achieve goals important to area residents
  • Meet and develop relationships with neighbors 

The Neighborhood Vitality Grant is a tool available to organized groups who want to enhance the physical environment of their neighborhood.  For more information, and to apply for this funding visit, visit Neighborhood Vitality Grant.