Housing Rehabilitation

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Housing Rehabilitation program is a home repair program that benefits Mesquite residents. It is grant funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and is administered by the City of Mesquite Housing and Community Services Department. 

The program is designed to assist homeowners in Mesquite, that qualify as low-income, with up to a $25,000 grant for repairs to address interior and/or exterior deficiencies that make the dwelling unsafe, unsanitary or in need of renewal as determined by staff.
For program eligibility requirements and to download an application for the waiting list, click here.

Applications placed on the waiting list prior to October 1, 2020 will be processed in first-come first-served order.  Applications placed on the waiting list after October 1, 2020, will be given priority for applicants who meet the following criteria: the home is older than 25 years, the homeowner is 62 years of age or older, and is on a fixed income (Social Security, pension, etc.). Only after all priority applications are exhausted will applications on the wait list be processed. The date of application completion and eligibility will determine the order of assistance.

Please contact staff at sgaston@cityofmesquite.com for additional information. Note: The Housing rehabilitation program does not address foundation repairs or repairs for any other issue(s) caused by the foundation instability.

The City of Mesquite also has an Emergency Repair Program for items that pose an imminent threat to the health and/or safety of the Homeowner and the surrounding neighborhood. See page for details.