Just Being Alive Isn’t Truly Living

We offer our residents more than just a place to live because just being alive is not truly living. TruLife Communities is an experienced real estate investment firm dedicated solely to the acquisition, development, renovation and management of single-family rental homes and multifamily communities. We provide a “resident-first” approach on our mission to nurture growth in residents through relationships, excellence and service to the community.

Passionately Providing Communities That
Inspire Growth

Our passion is providing our residents with a quality home and an inspiring community that promotes a better way of life through positive relationships and community engagement. Our communities are designed with residents’ well-being, growth potential and quality of life in mind. We carefully think through the attributes that make a great community and allow people to fellowship but maintain privacy when desired.


Offering More Than Just a
Place to Live

Feel at Home with
Smart Home Features

At TruLife Communities, we know it takes more than a house to make a home. It takes a space that you can truly make your own through features that allow you to customize your home experience. We create an engaging and convenient atmosphere in each home with the included smart home technology. Now, our residents can feel at home with the added benefits from their smart thermostats, locks and light switches that provide an extra layer of safety and comfort. 


A Lifestyle That Promotes a
Better Way of Life

Community Garden

Our residents enjoy the opportunity to grow fresh vegetables in the community garden.

Fitness Centers

We offer fitness equipment and areas where residents can enjoy yoga, pilates or other exercise programs.

Outdoor Kitchen and Dining Areas

Our communities include poolside outdoor living spaces to make a great place for celebrations and fun.

Sports Court

A place where residents can enjoy playing basketball, pickleball, volleyball or other sports.

Dog Parks

Take the dogs on a trip to meet their community in our well-kept dog parks. 

Community Library

Our community-run libraries provide an opportunity for sharing knowledge and growing with friends. 

Coworking Spaces

We provide spaces where our residents can collaborate with friends and colleagues.


Our Mission is to Nurture Growth in
Residents Through Relationships

Matthew Farris

Founder & CEO

Matt Farris has worked in the real estate industry since 2001. He was in the private practice of real estate law for most of his career where he worked with homebuilders and developers in the development of single-family communities. He formed TruLife Communities with the commitment to develop inspiring communities that create an environment for residents to pursue a lifestyle which will promote a better way of life through positive relationships that move our residents forward in life.  Matt serves on the Board of Grace Like Rain, a non-profit in Denton, Texas that serves families with children who are currently homeless or are in danger of becoming homeless.

Gary Staats


With over 30 years of leadership in the Senior Housing Industry, Gary was Co-Founder and President of The Covenant Group (TCG) where he built a “Resident First” culture. Since 1990 TCG and Team enjoyed multi-state development, construction, management, and ownership of Senior Housing product including Independent and Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing communities in multiple states. Married over 42 years and grandfather of 12, Gary remains committed to creating and maintaining a Faith based ‘service’ culture both personally and professionally and envisions TruLife Communities being about much more than Real Estate. At TruLife, HOW WE LIVE MATTERS.

Gaylen Howard Laing


Mr. Laing is a registered Architect with forty-two years of experience designing and overseeing construction of a wide range of project types.  As president and founder of GHLA Architects twenty-four years ago, he has designed projects in sixteen states across the country with extensive experience with master planning, programming, architectural and interior design. The firm’s primary focus has been senior living and multi-family communities, healthcare and municipal projects. Married for forty-one years and father of four children and eight grandchildren. 

Member of the American Institute of Architects, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and Texas Society of Architects

Where Life-Long Friendships
are Established

Partnerships: Together in Building Lives

We partner with like-minded organizations to provide our residents with the best experience possible. Each of our partners contributes to the success and growth of our residents. 

A Place to Help You Achieve Your
Dreams in Every Way Possible

Let’s Connect

129 S. Main Street Suite 260,
Grapevine, TX 76051

TruLife Communities

TruLife Communities