Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs - Building Homes and Strengthening Communities

Amy Young Barrier Removal Program

Program Details

The Amy Young Barrier Removal Program (AYBRP) provides one-time grants of up to $20,000 for Persons with Disabilities who need modifications to increase accessibility and eliminate hazardous conditions in their home. Program beneficiaries must include a Person with Disability, must have a household income that does not exceed 80% of the Area Median Family Income, and may be tenants or homeowners.

The Department implements the AYBRP through multiple nonprofit organizations and local governments who process intake applications, verify eligibility, and oversee construction.

To become an Administrator with the Program, please read the latest Notice of Funding Availability posted below and submit an Application to Access the Reservation System.

Below is a list of current Amy Young Barrier Removal Program Administrators:

Amy Young Barrier Removal Program Administrators List (PDF)

If you are a Person with a Disability looking for accessibility modifications, you may use this tool to find assistance where you live:

To get help where you live find help here. Para obtener ayuda donde vives encuenta ayuda aquí.

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Amy Young Barrier Removal Program

Phase 1: On September 11, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. Austin local time, each Service Region will have funds made available consistent with their proportional allocation of the total funds. Each Service Regionís rural and urban subregion will receive an amount as shown below. Until Monday, December 10, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. Austin local time, the allocated funds shall be reserved only for Households in these rural and urban subregions of the Service Region.

Phase 2: On December 11, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. Austin local time, all funds remaining in each Service Regionís rural and urban subregions will be combined into one balance of funds per Service Region. Until Monday, March 11, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. Austin local time, this remaining amount shall be reserved only for Households in that Service Region.

Phase 3: On March 12, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. Austin local time, any funds remaining in each Service Region will be combined into one state-wide pool.

AYBRP Reservation System

Program Resources

For questions and information on how to become an AYBR Program Administrator, please email the Housing Trust Fund Division at htf@tdhca.state.tx.us or call (512) 475-4828.