Home Improvement Incentive Rebate Program
The City Council has authorized additional funding for the Home Improvement Incentive Program.
Neighborhood Vitality is on track to present to the City Council on November 8. After that meeting, this page will be updated with information about the Home Improvement Incentive Program, including any adjustments to the program's policy and parameters, and when applications will be accepted.
Great homes make great neighborhoods and the City of Garland wants to help Garland homeowners make improvements to the exterior of their homes.
Los hogares excepcionales forman vecindarios excepcionales, y la Ciudad de Garland quiere ayudar a los dueños de casa de Garland a hacer mejoras al exterior de sus viviendas.
Who is it for?
To be eligible for this program, applicants and homes must meet the following criteria:
- Single family house within Garland city limits
- The total appraised value of the property according to DCAD cannot exceed $175,000
- The dwelling must be at least 30 years old
- The dwelling cannot be a mobile home, duplex, or townhome
- If dwelling is a rental property, the owner must be registered with Code Compliance as an active participant in the Landlord Certification Training program
- Applicant must be current on all payments for property taxes and utilities
- No work prior to application approval will be considered
What does it do?
In an effort to stimulate reinvestment and increase the competitive draw of Garland neighborhoods, the City of Garland is offering a 50% cash rebate (up to $10,000) on approved exterior remodeling of single family detached homes. All applications must be approved PRIOR to any work being started and the minimum investment to be considered for this program is $1,000.
How does it work?
**APPLICATIONS FOR THE HOME IMPROVEMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM ARE NOT ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME**
Funding for the Home Improvement Incentive Program has been depleted for Fiscal Year 2021, but has been renewed for Fiscal Year 2022. As changes may be made to the program, the policy and application documents may also require modification.
Step 1: Carefully review the Home Improvement Incentive Policy (PDF) to see if your projects qualify and what conditions apply*.
*Please note, work may not begin until the incentive application has been approved.
Step 2: Submit your applications along with supporting documents to the Office of Neighborhood Vitality.
Step 3: Once a Notice to Proceed letter is received, the applicant is authorized to being work. Permits must be acquired for all work that requires permitting. Refer to the Home Improvement Incentive Policy (PDF) for more details.
Step 4: Submit necessary documentation for rebate, such as receipts, proof of permits, after pictures, City inspections, etc. Refer to the Home Improvement Incentive Policy (PDF) for more details.
Additional conditions and requirements apply. Please read the Home Improvement Incentive Policy (PDF) thoroughly. For questions or assistance, please contact the Office of Neighborhood Vitality at Neighborhoods@GarlandTX.gov or 972-205-2445.
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Si se aprueban, puede empezar a trabajar siempre y cuando todos los pasos requeridos estén completos, es decir, se ha obtenido todos los permisos, tomado las fotos previos al trabajo, y completado las inspecciones, etc. Para más detalles, consulte la .