Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization


​​​​​Department of Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization

​Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO)

Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO) are certified nonprofits that produce affordable housing in partnership with the City. The City provides various forms of financing as grants and loans, including construction subsidy, gap financing, land acquisition and operating assistance. CHDO applications are accepted for prescreening throughout the year. Certifications will only be made in conjunction with funding awards In preparation for CHDO Certification, attached are the application and CHDO Manual for your review.

2018-19 Certified CHDO List

CHDO Manual

CHDO Certification Application

Community-Based Development Organizations (CBDO)

Community-Based Development Organizations (CBDOs) are certified non-profit and for-profit developers that carry out neighborhood revitalization, community economic development, or energy conservation projects within an identified geographic area. 

CBDO certifications are no longer accepted on an ongoing basis. Applications are accepted in conjunction with a project proposal. The application process will coincide with the NOFA postings. Please check back periodically for future opportunities.

For questions, please call Cynthia Rogers-Ellickson, Asset and Compliance Manager at (214) 670-3601 or by email at Cynthia.rogersellic@dallascityhall.com.