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
80% of Area Median Income
Additional eligibility requirements 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
Property taxes must be current or being paid with a payment plan (a tax deferral is not acceptable)
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;
Applications placed on the waiting list will be given priority for applicants who meet the following criteria, on a first come first serve basis: the home is older than 25 years, the homeowner is 62 years of age or older, and on a fixed income (Social Security, pension, etc.). Assistance is available depending upon funding.
If you would like to be placed on the waiting list please complete the following application and submit it via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, via fax to 972-329-8348, or, mail or drop off the completed form at the Housing and Community Services building located at 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.