Communities and Nonprofits
The following programs are open to eligible nonprofit organizations, such as Community Action Agencies; Community Housing Development Organizations; units of local government, Colonias; and Public Housing Authorities.
Types of Programs for Communities and Nonprofits on this page:
- Build or Rehabilitate Single Family Homes in Rural Texas
- Build or Preserve Multifamily Rental Housing
- Homeownership Assistance
- Rent Assistance
- Home Affordability: Energy Efficiency
- Transitioning Texans Out of Poverty
Colonia Model Subdivision
Loans to Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs) to develop residential subdivisions as an alternative to colonias. Watch our NOFA page for funding availability.
Loans and grants for the rehabilitation of single family homes. This program includes, roof repair or replacement, electrical system and plumbing repairs.
Loans or grants for the development of affordable rental housing in rural Texas.
Used to fund the construction of high quality affordable rental communities in Texas.
Loans or grants to help develop all types of affordable rental communities and single family homes in Texas.
Loans or grants for the development of affordable rental housing in rural Texas to eligible entities to develop or preserve affordable rental housing.
Loans for the acquisition or development of affordable rental units.
Used to support the facilitation of colonia-resident homeownership by converting contracts for deed into traditional mortgages.
Loans and grants to provide down payment and closing cost assistance.
Loans to purchase or refinance real property on which to improve existing or construct new residential housing through “sweat equity.”
Grants to provide rental assistance for two years.
Funds to provide energy education, emergency utility bill payment assistance, and HVAC repair/replacement.
Funds to install weatherization materials and conduct energy conservation education.
Funds Community Action Agencies to help provide a wide range of essential services designed to promote stability and self-sufficiency among low income individuals.
Funds to provide shelter and related services to the homeless.
Funds Self Help Centers in Cameron/Willacy, El Paso, Hidalgo, Maverick, Starr, and Val Verde, and Webb counties to provide technical assistance for community development activities, infrastructure improvements, and outreach and education.