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

Amy Young Barrier Removal Program

Program Details

The Amy Young Barrier Removal (AYBR) Program provides one-time grants of up to $20,000 for Persons with Disabilities who need modifications to increase accessibility and eliminate hazardous conditions in their home. Program beneficiaries must include a Person with Disability, must have a household income that does not exceed 80% of the Area Median Family Income, and may be tenants or homeowners.

The Department implements the AYBR Program through multiple nonprofit organizations and local governments who process intake applications, verify eligibility, and oversee construction.

To become an Administrator with the Program, please read the latest Notice of Funding Availability posted below and submit an Application to Access the Reservation System.

Click here for a list of current AYBR Program Administrators.

If you are a Person with a Disability looking for accessibility modifications, you may use this tool to find assistance where you live:

To get help where you live find help here. Para obtener ayuda donde vives encuenta ayuda aquí.

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Amy Young Barrier Removal Program

*NEW* 2019 Statewide Allocation NOFA:

On February 19, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. Austin local time, $1,471,210.91 in new funding will be available statewide for reservation by any eligible Administrator (with an executed 2019 AYBR Statewide Reservation Agreement with TDHCA) on a first-come, first-served basis. Please view the new 2019 Statewide Allocation NOFA (amended) above for more information.

STATEWIDE AYBRP Reservation System

Program Resources

For questions and information on how to become an AYBR Program Administrator, please email the Housing Trust Fund Division at htf@tdhca.state.tx.us or call (512) 475-4828.