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Texas Rent Relief Update: Applying is Quicker and Easier

We know receiving housing assistance is vital to you! New changes to the Texas Rent Relief application now make applying even easier and will help get payments out faster. A detailed summary of the changes is available at https://texasrentrelief.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/TRR-Program-Changes.pdf.

Funds are still available, and TDHCA encourages eligible households to apply with the simplified application. If you have questions or need assistance with your application, please contact us toll-free at 833-9TX-RENT (833-989-7368) Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., or email us at info@texasrentrelief.com.

TDHCA also strongly urges landlords to postpone pursuing evictions at this time, as we are fast-tracking applications submitted for the Texas Eviction Diversion Program (TEDP). The only way to receive assistance through TEDP is if the tenant continues to reside in the unit listed on the application; once a household has vacated the unit, assistance will NOT be provided to landlords. Learn more about TEDP at https://texasrentrelief.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/TRR-Eviction-Diversion-Program.pdf.

 

TDHCA Business Operations Notice

With the Governor's disaster declaration related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and his direction to state agencies to provide flexible work and telework policies to employees, TDHCA will maintain limited skeleton crews at its main office in the Insurance Annex Building, 221 East 11th Street, Austin, Tx.  Those not working out of the office will be relecommuting. This is in effect until further notice.Click on picture for larger image

 

*Important Information about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)*

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/.

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