University TIF District

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The University TIF District was created on December 13, 2017, and includes two non-contiguous sub-districts near university facilities in Dallas. The southern University Hills Sub-District is adjacent to the University of North Texas at Dallas, generally located north of Interstate Highway 20 (Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway), west of Lancaster Road, and south of the DART rail line. 

The district will provide for public open space improvements including connections to universities and potential future rail transit in the northern sub-district while providing for a significant share of its increment to be transferred to the southern sub-district to catalyze new development.

University TIF District

  1. University Center Sub-District
  2. University Hills Sub-District
The University Center Sub-District is adjacent to the University of Texas at Dallas and the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, generally located east of Coit Road, west of Waterview Parkway, and south of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) rail line (future potential Cotton Belt Line of the DART Rail System).

District Characteristics
TIF Lifespan

  • Creation Date: December 13, 2017
  • Expiration Date: December 31, 2047


  • 458 Acres (161 acres in the University Center Sub-District and 297 acres in the University Hills Sub-District)

Participating Jurisdictions

  • City of Dallas 
  • Dallas County (southern sub-district only)
  1. Sue Hounsel

    Economic Development District Manager

District Documents


Mixed Income Housing