Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs
Building Homes and Strengthening Communities
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Help for Texans

Find Help in 3 Easy Steps

Select the type of help you need, enter your city or county, and get a list of organizations that may be able to help you.


Select the type of help you need.

Help with Manufactured Housing

Visit our Manufactured Housing Division or call toll free 800-500-7074.

Ongoing rental assistance up to two years or longer including Section 8 vouchers. If you are facing eviction and need emergency, short-term rental assistance, choose “Emergency & Homeless Services" instead.

Reduced Rent Apartments

Use the Vacancy Clearinghouse to find reduced rent apartments (opens in a new window).

Why is my rent going up?

See the Income and Rent Limits in TDHCA-Supported Properties for a general explanation of how income and rent limits are set in TDHCA-supported properties.

Fair Housing

Find Tenant Resources and learn How to File Fair Housing Complaints.

Utility bill payment assistance.

Disconnection Notice

If you were impacted by Hurricane Harvey and received a utility disconnection notice, contact the Public Utility Commission at 1-888-782-8477, TTY 1-800-735-2988 or customer@puc.texas.gov

Emergency housing resources such as short-term rental payments (including eviction relief and legal aid services), homeless shelters, and other basic necessities for low-income Texans.

Disaster Assistance

Find Disaster Relief Resources for Individuals and Families for assistance after a disaster.

Home repair, architectural barrier removal, and rehabilitation.

Disaster Assistance

Housing recovery resources: Visit the Texas General Land Office at TexasRebuilds.org or call toll free 1-844-893-8937

Weatherization for energy efficiency.

Mortgage loans and down payment/closing cost assistance.

Or, go to My First Texas Home.

Homebuyer education counseling.

Or, go to Texas Homebuyer U

Foreclosure mitigation resources

Call the toll free Homeowner's HOPE Hotline at 1-888-995-4673 or visit Foreclosure Prevention.

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