Guadalupe County rent and housing assistance.
The places to turn to in Guadalupe County for housing assistance include churches, Area Resource Centers, charities, and government offices. The programs run by each organization vary. Some may provide money for paying back rent or a security/utility deposit while others offer general guidance. However resources are available for low income tenants as well as the homeless.
Any type of financial assistance for housing costs, whether it is rent, utilities, or moving costs, is based on funding availability at the specific charity. As the resources do vary widely in Guadalupe County as well as other parts of Texas. No applicant is ever guaranteed to receive any form of financial help, but at the very least referrals are given.
Generally any grants for paying housing or rental expenses will give priority to senior citizens, single parents or married couples with children, people with disabilities, or veterans. But others can apply as well, and note in some cases loans are issued by the non-profit for the past due rent or energy bill.
Alamo Area Resource Center
The regional non-profit only helps HIV/AIDs impacted families. The programs that offer rental as well as energy bill assistance extend to Guadalupe County. Other services include applications to public aid, including low income housing or SSI, referrals, and details on grants for everything from back rent to medical needs.
Salvation Army of Seguin
Address is 1201 W Court St
Seguin, Texas 78155
The church assists the public. Emergency financial aid can help pay rent, cover work or food, and more. There are also shelters, motel vouchers, and other short term housing programs.
Seguin Housing Authority
Location is 516 Jefferson Ave
Seguin, Texas 78155
Telephone - (830) 303-4898
HUD housing vouchers and public housing resources are administered. This federal government rent assistance program is income based and has a long waiting list.
Guadalupe Valley Family Shelter
Seguin, TX 78156
Phone number is (830) 372-2780
They arrange support for victims of violence. Women or children fleeing DV can get housing, legal aid, food, and more. There are also referrals to transitional housing as well as rent assistance to ensure the client is safe.
Christian Assistance Ministry
Call 210-697-5771 or 210-223-6648.
Minimal funds may be issued for any rental arrears. It will normally be around $25. Most of the financial aid is for income qualified tenants with an eviction notice. Some clients may be issued loans, and the charity has a priority on assisting certain Guadalupe County residents.
Supportive Services for Veteran Families - Guadalupe County
Low income or homeless veterans can apply for SSVF. There are homelessness prevention programs that focus on rental needs, security deposits, and even help with moving costs. Other support ranges from applications to government grants and other public benefits.
Guadalupe County Legal Aid
The non-profit, pro-bono firm has attorneys that advise low income families, immigrants and seniors. Part of the process involves free eviction prevention, rehousing, and lawyers help resolve disputes with landlords.