Dallas City Council to Vote on Emergency Home Repair Program in Response to Winter Storms – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Dallas City Council will vote on a home repair emergency program on Wednesday.
In light of last week’s severe winter storms, the city of Dallas created a plan to allocate $ 2 million to organizations that qualify low- to middle-income homeowners for grants up to $ 10,000.
The grants will be used to repair damage to their homes that occurred during the storms.
According to the city of Dallas, the organization must be able to manage case management and source contractors.
The city of Dallas said the legitimate repairs are:
- Wall / floor distance
- Sewer pipes
- Gas pipes
- Water pipes and / or water damage
- top, roof
- Electrical system
- HVAC equipment
- Plumbing fixtures, including flush pipes and toilets that have been damaged by frozen conditions
- Mold remediation
According to the city of Dallas, eligible participants must be homeowners in the city of Dallas, have a household income of 80% or less of the area median income, and have suffered damage to their primary residence caused by last week’s severe storms that may have caused harm to the life, health or safety of the inmates.
Applications will be accepted starting Thursday, February 25, the city of Dallas announced.