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


Request for Public Comment and Public Meeting - Substantial Amendment

The Planning and Community Development Department is seeking input from the public on a Substantial Amendment regarding the use of Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Funds. Click here for the Public Notice 

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: