Improving Your Neighborhood

Residents take pride in Garland’s hometown character. The City seeks to meet the diverse needs and preferences of residents by providing a variety of housing and neighborhood programs, services, and resources for area residents to improve the physical conditions of their neighborhood.

Housing Programs & Community Services

Housing and Neighborhood Services offers numerous programs designed to assist homeowners with home repair. These include:

Visit Community Development for more information on these and other resources devoted to home repair and housing assistance.

Neighborhood Vitality Grant

Neighborhood projects provide an excellent opportunity to promote a strong sense of community among residents. Projects are a conduit to increase social capital as well as:

  • Promote the goals of a neighborhood association
  • Incrementally achieve the shared vision for the neighborhood
  • Improve neighborhood image
  • Achieve goals important to area residents
  • Meet and develop relationships with neighbors

The Neighborhood Vitality Grant is a tool available to organized groups who want to enhance the physical environment of their neighborhood. For more information, and to apply for this funding, visit the Neighborhood Vitality Grant page.