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

Section 811 PRA Announcements

Notice to New Section 811 PRA Applicants:
The Section 811 PRA Program is only accepting new applications for Section 811 PRA participating properties in these counties only: Brazoria, Caldwell, Cameron, Denton, Galveston, Hidalgo, Johnson, and Montgomery. Download application packet below.

Wait lists have been CLOSED for these counties due to long wait times for a Section 811 PRA unit to become available: Bastrop, Bexar, Collin, Comal, Dallas, Harris, El Paso, Fort Bend, Hays, Kaufman, Nueces, Tarrant, Travis, and Williamson. New applications received for Section 811 PRA properties in CLOSED counties will be rejected.

The indicated wait lists are closed indefinitely at this time. When wait lists re-open, notice will be posted on this webpage and active Section 811 PRA referral agents will be notified via email.

Notice dated: 1/1/2021

 

Barrier Busting Fund
Barrier Busting Fund Policy & Procedure (PDF) Procedure for Referral Agents, Applicants and Properties seeking Barrier Busting Fund payment
Request for Barrier Busting Fund Payment (PDF) Required form for Referral Agents and Applicants to request Barrier Busting Fund Payment after property-level rejection
Damage Fund
Damage Fund Policy and Procedure and Owner/Agent Certification (PDF) Procedure for properties seeking a reimbursement for damages and required certification
Request for Damage Fund Payment (XLS) Required form for Referral Agents and Applicants to request Barrier Busting Fund Payment after property-level rejection

 

Reasonable Accommodation and Reasonable Modification

Reasonable Accommodation Request To Tenant Selection Criteria (PDF)

Information on how to request a reasonable accommodation for applicants and Referral Agents

How to Make a Reasonable Modification Request (PDF)

Information on how to request a reasonable modification for applicants, tenants, and Referral Agents

Request for Reasonable Accommodation After Denial for Criminal History (PDF)

Example language for a request for reasonable accommodation to a property’s tenant selection criteria after denial for criminal history

Request Form (PDF)

Optional form used for reasonable accommodation/modification requests for applicants, tenants, and Referral Agents

Reasonable Accommodation and Reasonable Modification (Infographic PNG)

A visual guide on reasonable accommodation and reasonable modification

 

Questions Regarding the Section 811 Program related to the 9% HTC Application