The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) has been designated to receive approximately $1 billion in Emergency Rental Assistance funds from the newly passed Coronavirus Relief Bill. TDHCA is actively working to make these funds available as rapidly as possible. More information will be posted in the coming weeks. To be sure that you hear about announcements for these funds and how to apply please join our email list and subscribe to the Pandemic Related Rental Assistance for Tenants and Landlords topic.
Important information about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found on the Texas Department of State Health Services website. Learn more at https://www.dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/.
|Help for Texans|
|Rent Payment Assistance
(Short term, long term, eviction relief and legal aid services)
|TDHCA Section 8||800-237-6500|
|Find Affordable Rental Housing||Homeless Services|
|Utility Bill Payment Assistance||877-399-8939*|
|Homebuyer Assistance and Education||800-792-1119|
|Foreclosure Prevention: HOPE Hotline||888-995-4673|
|Disaster Assistance||Dial 2-1-1 or
|Home Repair Assistance and Home Modification for Accessibility|
|Fair Housing/Housing Discrimination (Texas Workforce Commission)||888-452-4778|
|TDHCA Staff Directory|
|*Use a land-based connection (not a cell phone) so your call will be directed properly.|