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

Participating Properties

Program Eligibility Criteria

  1. Disability The applicant household must include at least one person with a disability and who is 18 years of age or older and less than 62 years of age at the time of admission into the property; and the person with a disability must be part of one or more of the target populations noted below:
    • Persons with disabilities exiting institutions (e.g., nursing facilities and Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities or Related Conditions [ICF/IID]), who are eligible to receive long-term services and supports through a HHSC (formerly DADS) waiver or STAR+PLUS;
    • Persons with serious mental illness who receive services through HHSC (formerly DSHS); and
    • Youth or young adults with disabilities exiting DFPS foster care.

     

  2. Income The applicant household must be below the Extremely Low Income (ELI) level as noted in this chart (PDF).
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  4. Criminal History Ė Drug Use The applicant household must not include:
    • Any member(s) who was evicted in the last three years from federally assisted housing for drug-related criminal activity.
    • Any member that is currently engaged in illegal use of drugs or for which the owner has reasonable cause to believe that a memberís illegal use or pattern of illegal use of a drug may interfere with the health, safety, and right to peaceful enjoyment of the property by other residents;
    • Any household member who is subject to a State sex offender lifetime registration requirement; and
    • Any household member if there is reasonable cause to believe that memberís behavior, from abuse or pattern of abuse of alcohol, may interfere with the health, safety, and right to peaceful enjoyment by other residents.
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  6. Student Status The student must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible. The student must:
    • Be of legal contract age under state law;
    • Have established a household separate from parents or legal guardians for at least one year prior to application for occupancy, or
    • Meet the U.S. Department of Educationís definition of an independent student. (See the Glossary for definition of Independent Student);
    • Not be claimed as a dependent by parents or legal guardians pursuant to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations; and
    • Obtain a certification of the amount of financial assistance that will be provided by parents, signed by the individual providing the support. This certification is required even if no assistance will be provided.

     

    If the property is also a Housing Tax Credit (HTC) Program (denoted by *) the following additional student rules apply:

    A household cannot be comprised of all full-time students (Kindergarten through 12th grade and institutions of higher education) unless they meet one of the following exceptions:

    • A student receiving assistance under Title IV of the Social Security Act (TANF); or
    • A student who was previously in the foster care program; or
    • A student enrolled in a job training program receiving assistance under the Job Training Partnership Act or under other Federal, State or local laws; or
    • The household is comprised of single parents and their children and such parents are not dependents of another individual and such children are not dependents of another individual other than a parent of such children. In the case of a single parent with children, the legislative history explains that none of the tenants (parent or children) can be a dependent of a third party; or
    • The household contains a married couple entitled to file joint tax returns.
    • Note that for the LIHTC program, a student who is a full-time student for any portion of 5 months out of the current calendar year is considered a full-time student for the entire calendar year. The months do not need to be consecutive.

Property Level Tenant Criteria

Property Name

Property Address

Metropolitan Statistical Area

Unit Types

(Number Bedroom & Bathrooms)

Marketing Materials

Summary of Property Selection Criteria

La Madrid Apts.* (pinnaclehousing
.com)

11320 Manchaca Rd,
Austin, Texas  78748
(Google.com)

Austin-
Round Rock-
San Marcos

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 2 BA
3 BR 2 BA

Coming soon –
TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Coming soon –
Summary Criteria (PDF)

Spanish Version (PDF)

Trails at the Park* (foundcom.org)

815 W Slaughter Ln.
Austin, Texas  78748 (Google.com)

Austin-
Round Rock-
San Marcos

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 2 BA
3 BR 2 BA

TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Summary Criteria (PDF)

Spanish Version (PDF)

Sundance Meadows

Tonys Rd. and Dr Hugh Emerson Rd.,
Brownsville, Texas  78526
(Google.com)

Brownsville-
Harlingen

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 2 BA
3 BR 2 BA

Coming soon –
TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Coming soon –
Summary Criteria (PDF)

Spanish Version (PDF)

Vista Monterrey* (vistamonterrey.com)

600 Jose Marti Blvd.,
Brownsville, Texas  78526 (Google.com)

Brownsville-
Harlingen

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 2 BA
3 BR 2 BA

TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Summary Criteria (PDF)

Coming soon – Spanish Version (PDF)

Lexington Manor* (prosperahcs.org)

3126 Ray Ellison Drive
Corpus Christi, Texas  78415-1989 (Google.com)

Corpus
Christi

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 1 BA
3 BR 1.5 BA
4BR 1.5 BA

TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Summary Criteria (PDF)

Coming soon – Spanish Version (PDF)

Prairie Commons* (dmacompanies
.com)

9850 Military Parkway
Dallas, Texas  75227 (Google.com)

Dallas-
Fort Worth-
Arlington

2 BR 1.5 BA
2 BR 2 BA
3 BR 2 BA

TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Summary Criteria (PDF)

Coming soon – Spanish Version (PDF)

Renaissance Heights
(Columbia at Renaissance Square)*

3801 W.G. Daniels Dr.,
Fort Worth, Texas  76119
(Google.com)

Dallas-
Fort Worth-
Arlington

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 1.5 BA
2 BR 2 BA
3 BR 2 BA

Coming soon –
TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Coming soon –
Summary Criteria (PDF)

Spanish Version (PDF)

Villas at Boston Heights*

3510 Boston Avenue,
Benbrook, Texas  76116
(Google.com)

Dallas-
Fort Worth-
Arlington

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 2 BA
3 BR 2 BA

Coming soon –
TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Coming soon –
Summary Criteria (PDF)

Spanish Version (PDF)

Desert Villas* (ibitoday.com)

173 Cornoado
El Paso, Texas  79915 (Google.com)

El Paso

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 2 BA
3 BR 2 BA
4 BR 2.5 BA

TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Summary Criteria (PDF)

Coming soon – Spanish Version (PDF)

Mission Palms* (tropicanaproperties
.org)

12140 Socorro Road
San Elizario, TX  79849 (Google.com)

El Paso

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 1 BA
3 BR 2 BA

TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Summary Criteria (PDF)

Spanish Version (PDF)

Presidio Palms I* (tropicanaproperties
.org)

12960 Alnor Street
San Elizario, TX  79849 (Google.com)

El Paso

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 1 BA
3 BR 2 BA
4 BR 2 BA

TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Summary Criteria (PDF)

Spanish Version (PDF)

Presidio Palms II* (tropicanaproperties
.org)

12950 Alnor Street
San Elizario, TX  79849 (Google.com)

El Paso

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 1 BA
3 BR 2 BA
4 BR 2 BA

TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Summary Criteria (PDF)

Spanish Version (PDF)

Spanish Creek Townhomes* (ibitoday.com)

610 Lee Trevino Dr
El Paso, TX  79907 (Google.com)

El Paso

1 BR
2 BR
3 BR

Coming soon- TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Summary Criteria (PDF)

Coming soon – Spanish Version (PDF)

Mid-Towne Apartments*
(rentalhousingdeals
.com)

820 E. Carrell St.,
Tomball, Texas  77375
(Google.com)

Houston-
The Woodlands-
Sugar Land

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 1 BA
3 BR 1 BA

Coming soon –
TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Coming soon –
Summary Criteria (PDF)

Spanish Version (PDF)

Plum Creek Townhomes* (plumcreektown
homes.com)

6969 South Loop East,
Houston, TX  77087 (Google.com)

Houston-
The Woodlands-
Sugar Land

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 2.5 BA
3 BR 2.5 BA

Coming soon- TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Summary Criteria (PDF)

Coming soon – Spanish Version (PDF)

Provision at Four Corners*

Old Richmond Rd & Sugarbridge Trail,
Sugar Land, Texas  77498
(Google.com)

Houston-
The Woodlands-
Sugar Land

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 2 BA
3 BR 2 BA

Coming soon –
TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Coming soon –
Summary Criteria (PDF)

Spanish Version (PDF)

Artisan at Judson Park*
(franklinapartment
management.com)

5030 N Loop 1604 E,
San Antonio, Texas  78247
(Google.com)

San Antonio-
New Braunfels

2 BR 2 BA
3 BR 2 BA

Coming soon –
TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Coming soon –
Summary Criteria (PDF)

Spanish Version (PDF)

Cayetano Villas* (cayetano
development.com)

FM 1346,
La Vernia, TX  78121 (Google.com)

San Antonio-
New Braunfels

1 BR 1 BA
2 BR 2 BA
3 BR 2 BA

TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Summary Criteria (PDF)

Coming soon – Spanish Version (PDF)

Reserve at Engel Road*
(yournextplacetolive
.com)

135 Engel Road,
New Braunfels, Texas  78132
(Google.com)

San Antonio-
New Braunfels

1 BR 1BA
2 BR 2 BA
3 BR 2 BA

Coming soon –
TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Coming soon –
Summary Criteria (PDF)

Spanish Version (PDF)

Vista Pointe at Wild Pine*
(liveatvistapointe
.com)

11580 Wild Pine,
San Antonio, Texas  78202
(Google.com)

San Antonio-
New Braunfels

1 BR 1BA
2 BR 2 BA
3 BR 2 BA

Coming soon –
TSP,
House Rules,
Property Materials

Coming soon –
Summary Criteria (PDF)

Spanish Version (PDF)

 

*The program is available only in specific metropolitan areas (PDF) that also have participating properties.

Households must meet all of the Program Eligibility Criteria, as applicable, and the Property Level Tenant Criteria before a household can move into a participating property.