Community Development Division

The City of Irving’s Community Development division (formerly Housing and Human Services Department) helps provide housing-related and social services to stabilize neighborhoods and to help reduce the effects of poverty on Irving residents through the U.S. Department of Housing Urban Development (HUD) funds.

Some of the duties of the Community Development division include:
  • Manage the home restoration program.
  • Administer the down payment assistance program.
  • Help construct and rehabilitate affordable homes in the community.
  • Provide social services.
  • Provide homeless services.

Grant Funds

The Planning and Community Development Department annually receives grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Community Development and Housing division administers three primary HUD grants:
These programs help improve quality of life for those in need who qualify.

Public Announcement - CDBG Public Service Funds

The Planning and Community Development Department is seeking eligible non-profits to apply for Community Development Block Grant - Public Service Funds. These funds are for the provision of case management services for the City of Irving's Permanent Supportive Housing clients. Applications are now open.  Click here for more information

Annual Plan Public Notice
The Planning and Community Development Department is seeking public comments from citizens for the proposed 2018-2019 Annual Action Plan. The City of Irving will host two public hearings, June 20 and July 19, 2018 with regard to the Annual Plan for the use of federal funds under the grant programs the City administers with funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Click here for more infomation

Fiscal Year 2018 - 2019 Action Plan - Draft

The Annual Action Plan includes the proposed Narrative Responses to HUD Action Plan questions that CDBG, HOME, HOPWA, and ESG grantees must respond to each year in order to be compliant with the Consolidated Planning Regulations. The attached draft was developed with the assumption that certain approvals an activities would take place for Program Year 2018 or Fiscal Year 2018-2019. Click here for additional information.

Community Needs Survey

The City of Irving receives approximately $2.8 million in Federal Funds each year for housing and Community Development projects and services that benefit low income residents in Irving. The City of Irving wants you to have a voice in how the money is invested. Please click on the link below to assist us by filling out this survey.


Section 8 Information

The City of Irving does not currently administer Section 8 rental assistance vouchers; however, it does accept the vouchers. Contact one of the following Housing Authorities for assistance: