Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs
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Help for Texans

Find Help in 3 Easy Steps

The following criteria applies to the programs, resources and organizations listed in Help for Texans only.

  • TDHCA assistance and funds go to local provider organizations, NOT individuals directly.
  • TDHCA does not accept applications from individuals.
  • This page will take you through a process to provide you contact information for those providers for your area.
  • Providers listed may be at capacity with their funds, and may not be able to assist all who call them.
  • If no provider is available, check with your local city or county about available assistance resources.
  • If you have a question about one of our programs or you have an inquiry regarding a TDHCA monitored property, please visit http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/overview.htm or contact us at info@tdhca.state.tx.us.

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.

Reduced Rent Apartments

Use these databases to find reduced rent apartments:

Home repair, architectural barrier removal, and rehabilitation.

Emergency Rental Assistance


Emergency Mortgage Assistance

Texas Emergency Mortgage Assistance Fund is available to assist homeowners at or below 80% of the Area Medium Income who have been economically impacted by COVID-19. To find a local service provider, use either the “TEMAP Service Providers Contact Information” or the Excel spreadsheet, TEMAP Service Provider by County Finder, which allows you to search service providers by county.

Helps to lower utility bills by making homes more energy efficient.

Short-term rent payment help, eviction relief, homeless shelters and services

Mortgage loans and down payment/closing cost assistance. Or, visit Texas Homeownership Programs.

Tenant Help

Foreclosure mitigation resources

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

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