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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 funds 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.

If you are a Person with a Disability looking for accessibility modifications, please contact your nearest Administrator directly to learn how to apply. For a list of Administrators, see the List of Program Administrators Log (PDF)

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2017 Amy Young Barrier Removal Program

Phase 1: On Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. CDT, each Service Regionís rural and urban subregion will receive an amount as shown on page 2 of the 2017 Notice of Funding Availability. Until Monday, August 8, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. CDT the allocated funds shall be reserved only for Households in these rural and urban subregions of the Service Region.

Phase 2: On Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. CDT, any funds remaining in each Service Regionís rural and urban subregions will be combined into one balance of funds per Service Region. Until Monday, October 10, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. CDT, this remaining amount shall be reserved only for Households in that Service Region.

Phase 3: On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. CDT, any funds remaining in each Service Region will be combined into one state-wide pool. This remaining amount can be reserved for Households anywhere in the state until the funds are depleted.

Phase 3 of AYBRP Reservation System

When a reservation of funds is cancelled for any reason, those funds are returned to the Reservation System on TUESDAYS at 10:00 AM (central time). The funds will be included in the table above and available for reservation by an eligible Administrator.

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.