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

NOFAs and Rules

Current Open Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs)

RFPs, RFQs, and alternate applications for Special Funding Initiatives will be listed on the Special Funding Initiatives page.

Multifamily Program Rules

The TDHCA Governing Board approved the 2015 Draft Qualified Allocation Plan and the 2015 Draft Uniform Multifamily Rules (Subchapters A-C and G) at its meeting on September 4, 2014. The public comment period will be held September 19, 2014 to October 20, 2014, to receive input on these rules. Written comments may be submitted to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Teresa Morales, Rule Comments, P.O. Box 13941, Austin, Texas 78711-3941, by email to or by fax to (512) 475-1895. ALL COMMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 P.M. OCTOBER 20, 2014.

All multifamily programs are governed by the Uniform Multifamily Rules. In addition to the Uniform Multifamily Rules, the Housing Tax Credit program is governed by the Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP). Access these documents below:

The Multifamily Bond program in which the Department is serving as the Issuer is governed by the Multifamily Housing Revenue Bond Rules, available below. Note that these rules do not apply to Applicants for 4% Housing Tax Credits using a local issuer.

2014 Multifamily Housing Revenue Bond Rules (PDF)

For TDHCA Governing Statute visit the About TDHCA page.

Additional Rules (by Program)

Competitive (9%) & Non-Competitive (4%) Housing Tax Credits

Multifamily Revenue Bonds

Multifamily HOME Loans