Great Homes

Great Homes


The purpose and intent of Great Homes is to empower Sugar Land's residents and communities to participate with the City in preserving, protecting, and enhancing Sugar Land's single-family housing and neighborhood areas.


Under Great Homes, the City offers incentive programs for homeowners with a property located in the city limits:

  • The Great Homes Design Program provides Sugar Land homeowners and homeowner associations (HOAs) with a creative, re-envisioned exterior home design at a Sugar Land-exclusive cost. An incentive is also available for homeowners who substantially implement part of the design received through this program.

  • The Great Homes Update Program is a reimbursement incentive program to encourage the rehabilitation and refurbishment of the exterior of a single-family residential property. Applications to the Great Homes Update Program reopened on February 1, 2024. The Great Homes Design Program is also currently open for new applications; home design recipients can receive an additional 2% reimbursement incentive through the Update Program.


Joel's Great Homes Story:

In Fiscal Year 2023, the following was accomplished:

  • 166 ongoing or completed home improvement projects, totaling approximately $2.7 million in total project costs

    • The most common project types included painting, siding, windows, driveway, and fence projects

    • The average project cost was approximately $16K

  • Over 70 home design vouchers were distributed

2024 Great Homes Applicant Guide

If you have any questions about the program, then please read the 2024 Applicant Guide first. For additional questions, please email or call 713-702-0573. In-person consultations are available during working hours on Tuesday through Thursday and can be requested via email.

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