Neighborhood Stabilization Program

As an entitlement community, the City of Mesquite was awarded $2 million in Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funding under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. These funds have helped fund the purchase and rehabilitation of foreclosed upon and vacant single-family homes within designated NSP target neighborhoods and surrounding areas: Casa View Heights, Truman Heights, Mesquite Park, Sherwood Forest, and areas of Creek Crossing.

Please click here to view the NSP Target Area Map.

Program Overview:

The City of Mesquite will sell homes at or below costs needed to acquire and rehabilitate each home. Many of the homes have been rehabilitated to feature new Energy Star appliances, new carpeting, ceramic tiling, and a fresh coat of paint inside and out. In addition to owning a newly remodeled home, the City of Mesquite will provide funding for closing cost assistance to prospective homebuyers.

Eligibility Criteria:

To determine if you are an eligible recipient of a City of Mesquite NSP property, you must meet all of the following:

  • Your household income must be at or below 120% of the area median income for Dallas County.
  • # of People in Household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    50% AMI $23,800 $27,200 $30,600 $33,950 $36,700 $39,400 $42,100 $44,850
    120% AMI $57,120 $65,280 $73,440 $81,480 $88,080 $94,560 $101,040 $107,640

  • You intend to occupy the property as your primary place of residence.

  • You must attend 8 hours of homebuyer education classes from a HUD approved counseling center prior to obtaining a mortgage loan.

  • You must be either a first-time homebuyer or you must verify that you own no more than one residential property at the time you submit your eligibility application.

  • If you have a co-signer, he or she, will be a member of and reside in your household.

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or eligible immigrant.

If you will meet the above requirements and would like participate in the NSP program, please review and complete the eligibility application and return it along with a bank pre-qualification letter for financing to the following:

In Person: Community Services, 1616 N. Galloway Avenue, Mesquite, Texas, 75149.

By Mail: Community Services, PO BOX 850137, Mesquite, TX, 75185-0137

By Fax: 972.329.8340

By Email: jrodrigu@cityofmesquite.com




For more information, please contact one of the following individuals:

JoAnn Rodriguez
Manager of Housing 1616 N. Galloway
Mesquite, TX 75149
(972) 329-8347
Fax (972) 216-6429
jrodrigu@cityofmesquite.com