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

Disaster Relief Resources:
Individuals and Families

Woman in wheelchair receiving help. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA
Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Immediate Assistance

For food, clothing, evacuation/transportation assistance, or other immediate assistance, please contact:

  • The American Red Cross: (www.redcross.org/find-help)
    or call toll free 1-866-438-4636; or
  • 2-1-1 Texas (www.211texas.org)
    or dial 2-1-1 or call toll free 1-877-

Federally Declared Disasters

Those impacted by a federally declared disaster are encouraged to register for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at www.disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-621-3362. People with speech or hearing impairment may call toll free TTY 1-800-462-7585. For those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362.

Rental Property Owners, Communities and Nonprofits

Relief resources and information are also available for rental property owners of TDHCA-funded properties and communities and nonprofit organizations.

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DISCLAIMER: The information provided on this site is provided as a courtesy for informational purposes only. TDHCA does not endorse any specific organization listed on this site.