To be eligible for assistance, your household must qualify as low-income. The total annual household gross income (before taxes and deductions) must not exceed the following (income limits are revised annually by HUD): 

# of People in Household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
80% of Area Median Income $40,150 $45,900 $51,650 $57,350 $61,950 $66,550 $71,150 $75,750

Additional eligibility requirements for the ERP or LRP program include, but are not limited to:

  • All members of the household must be either a United States citizen or a legal resident alien
  • Property address must be located in Mesquite
  • Applicant must own and occupy property (verified by property deed)
  • All property owners must reside in the home
  • Applicant must have owned and occupied the home for the previous 24 months
  • Property taxes must be current or being paid with a payment plan (a tax deferral is not accepted)
  • Mortgage must be current
  • Property cannot have any judgments or liens (other than mortgage)
  • Homeowners and/or property addresses are eligible for housing rehabilitation assistance once every 10 years;

If you would like to be placed on the waiting list please complete the following application and email ([email protected]), fax (972-329-8348), mail, or drop off the completed form at the Housing and Community Services building (1616 N. Galloway, Mesquite, TX 75149).  You will be contacted at a later time when the City is ready to begin processing your application for assistance. Intake Application