• Economic Mobility

    Moving people out of poverty and into living wage employment.

  • Emergency Rent or Utility Assistance

     

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    Did you know?

    The poverty rate in Dallas is the third highest in the country and considered one of its top challenges. Community Council of Greater Dallas believes access to financial assistance and additional opportunities for people with disadvantaged backgrounds is a major component to the solution.

     

  • Qualifications for assistance 

    SPECIAL NOTICE: 

    Due to overwhelming demand for rental assistancewe will not be taking in any new clients through our online portal for the month of June 2024.
     

    Please be aware that submission of an application does not guarantee acceptance until a case manager contacts you. Our processing can last up to 4 weeks. Once the maximum capacity of applications is reached, the portal will be closed. The portal opens at 9 am. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding.
     

    If you are facing immediate eviction, please contact Dallas Eviction Advocacy Center (Dallas Eviction Advocacy Center - Dallas Eviction Advocacy Center (dallaseac.org) at info@dallaseac.org or 469-436-2704.

    Notica Special:

    Debido a la abrumadora demanda de asistenciapara pagar el alquiler, no aceptaremos nuevos clientes a través de nuestro
    portal en línea durante el mes de junio de 2024.

     

    Tenga en cuenta que meter una solicitud no garantiza la aceptación de su solicitud hasta que un trabajador social se comunique con usted. Nuestro procesamiento puede durar hasta 4 semanas. Una vez que se alcanza la capacidad máxima de aplicaciones, el portal se cierra automáticamente. El portal abre a las 9 am.

     

    Si se enfrenta a un desalojo inmediato, comuníquese con Dallas EvictionAdvocacy Center (Dallas Eviction Advocacy Center -Dallas Eviction Advocacy Center (dallaseac.org) usando el correoelectrónico info@dallaseac.org or 469-436-2704.

    Emergency rent assistance is only open to Dallas County residents who are below 200% of the federal poverty level depending on funding availability.

     

    No utility assistance can be provided at this time. Please contact Dallas County Health and Human Services.

     

    Your landlord or leasing office must agree to work with Community Council of Greater Dallas. Our online portal closes after the maximum amount of applications have been reached for the month.  Services are provided on a first come, first served basis and we will contact everyone as soon as possible. At this time, we are currently only able to assist with up to one month of rental assistance. 

     

    All participants must meet income guidelines to qualify for services. Income is based on gross household income for the previous 30 days of employment. Only income for adults 18 and older will be assessed to qualify.

     

    Community Events/ Eventos en la comunidad

    Join us for ourupcoming Outreach Events in May! If you're keen on participating in our community-based activities, we invite you to register via Eventbrite. To ensure a smooth and efficient process, please register and reserve your spot in advance. Events may take up to 2 hours.

    When attending, kindly bring along the following documents:

    • ID (copy accepted)
    • Social Security card (copy accepted)
    • Lease agreement (bring copy ofthe first and last page with signatures from both landlord and tenant)
    • Utility bill confirmingresidency in Dallas CountyContact information foryour leasing manager
    • Your last five paystubs
    • A letter or pastdue notice from your apartment complex confirming overdue rent payments. 
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    What Does Your Community Need? Share your opinion.
    ¿Qué necesita sucomunidad? Venga y comparta su opinion.

     

    5/14/2024
    T. R. Hoover

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    What Does Your Community Need? Share your opinion @ T. R. Hoover

    ¿Qué necesita sucomunidad? Venga y comparta su opinion.

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    ¿Qué necesita sucomunidad? Venga y comparta su opinion.

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    What Does Your Community Need? Share your opinion @ Mockingbird Towers
    ¿Qué necesita sucomunidad? Venga y comparta su opinion.

     

    Eventos en la comunidad

    Únase a nosotros en nuestros próximos eventos comunitarios enmayo. Si está interesado en participar en nuestras actividades comunitarias, lo invitamos a registrarse a través de Eventbrite. Para garantizar unproceso fluido y eficiente, regístrese y reserve su lugar con anticipación. Los eventos pueden durar hasta 2 horas.

     

    Cuando asista, le pedimos que traiga los siguientes documentos:

    • Identificación (se acepta copia)
    • Tarjeta de SeguroSocial (si la tiene, seacepta copia)
    • Contrato dearrendamiento (traiga una copiade la primera y última página con las firmas tanto del arrendador como del
      inquilino)
    • Factura de serviciospúblicos(gas, agua, luz) queconfirme su residencia en el Condado de Dallas
    • Información decontacto de suadministrador de arrendamiento
    • Sus últimas cinconóminas/talones de trabajo
    • Una carta o aviso demorosidad de su complejo deapartamentos que confirme pagos de alquiler vencidos.

      05/13/2024 - SOLD OUT
      https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-does-your-community-need-share-your-opinion-tickets-889882651967?aff=oddtdtcreator
  • Application Reopen May 2024

     

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    Important information

    • Dallas County residents only.
    • Adding ALL family members to your online application is beneficial to confirm eligibility in a timely manner.
    • Be prepared to submit ALL necessary documents to support application for assistance to your assigned Community Council staff member.
    • Services are provided on a first come, first serve basis and are subject to program funding.
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    INFORMACIÓN IMPORTANTE

    • Solo para residentes del condado de Dallas.
    • Agregue a TODOS los miembros de su familia a su solicitud para confirmar su elegibilidad de manera correcta.
    • Esté preparado para enviar TODOS los documentos necesarios para respaldar la solicitud de asistencia a nuestro trabajador asignado.
    Si cree que califica para los servicios, haga clic aquí para aplicar.
  • FAQs

    check out our frequently asked questions page for more information on our emergency services program.

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