Becoming a homeowner has many benefits - private space, malleability, and no more renting! And while we understand that the buying process isn't necessarily the easiest, SouthFair has homeowner counselors who will walk you through the process for free! Similarly, you can even start by viewing our online informational videos. Our Homeowner Informational Sessions are catered to help those Continue Reading about Future Homeowner: Happiness is Homemade
When it comes to acknowledging the historical figures walking among us, we oftentimes play a waiting game while only nodding our head toward the change-making actors, in hopes that the future will regard them with similar, or even more, respect. After all, history considers the past. The thing is, by playing the waiting game, we miss out on the opportunity to give folks their flowers while they Continue Reading about Another Historical Moment for Dr. Harry Robinson, Jr.
From engaging community members to hit-the-ground-running staff to innovative board members, we’ve had the pleasure of shining spotlights on individuals who’ve made an impact on SouthFair. With a mission is to provide sustainable (affordable) housing for low and moderate-income families and individuals, it is important that the community of South Dallas know those who help keep our wheels Continue Reading about 2021: All the Spotlights
The Homebuying Counselors -- just one of the many free services SouthFair offers -- do a thorough check when it comes to potential homeowners, who must weigh their financial earnings with their ability to afford a mortgage. The greatest payoff is the privacy, freedom, pride of ownership, and establishment in a neighborhood that comes with such an investment. However, that is not to discredit the Continue Reading about Free Homebuyer Services
With an average of $1,455 in costs for rent, Texas is a hot commodity. As people come in from everywhere, wanting in on the affordable market, there are a lot of hungry homebuyers. While many are inching toward million-dollar homes, SouthFair CDC is keeping their gorgeous community affordable as workforce housing, and not forgetting those that need extra support to keep up with their housing Continue Reading about A Neighborhood For Everyone
Adjwoa Hogue, who participated in the inaugural competition, moved into the Fair Park neighborhood in 2019. Since then, she's been able to decorate her space, refinance her home for a lower rate, and enjoy the stability that comes with having a home. And with being near Deep Ellum, in a large house with prices incomparable to North Dallas, where the African and black culture is rich, has been some Continue Reading about Participating in SouthFair’s Inaugural Front Yard Competition
Coming up on 30 years of service, SouthFair has been expanding the housing and economic development opportunities for low- to moderate- income families in South Dallas. Annie Evans, who will also be celebrating her ten-year anniversary with SouthFair, as an Executive Director, spoke with Chris Arnold, of Better Living, regarding the sustainability of this freshly revitalized neighborhood. From Continue Reading about Better Living…in Fair Park
This year marks a very special year for SouthFair CDC. We turn 30 years old and are kissing our 20's goodbye! Even though the pandemic limits the rules of celebration we can still acknowledge the many years of hard work and dedication from SouthFair. A little history and then some... SouthFair Community Development Corporation was established October 1, 1991 by Linda (Walker) Bender. Continue Reading about 30 Years of SouthFair