Rental assistance programs in Navarro County are funded by the state TDHCA agency, United Way, or local donors. The goal of these various housing programs is to both stop evictions as well as rehouse the homeless. A combination of cash grants, loans, and shelter is used to provide transitional housing or rent help in Corsicana and the county.
Assistance will tend to be given to low income families with either (1) an eviction notice or (2) a utility disconnection notice. As the funds from the agencies help paying both past due rent or energy bills, as both can lead to homelessness. The other main option in Navarro County is HUD section 8 vouchers to pay rent, though there will be a waiting list in place.
Struggling families, as well as the homeless, can also enroll into case management. This will give them information and referrals for related services, including grants for senior citizens, immigrants, and single moms in the region. All of these rent and housing programs can help reduce homelessness in the county.
Salvation Army - Corsicana
Address is 212 E. First Ave.
Corsicana, Texas 75110
The church based charity is open to 3pm daily. There is emergency rental assistance, shelter, clothing, and other housing programs. Applicants need an eviction or utility disconnection notice to receive money for their rent.
Northside Baptist Church
Location is 2800 N. Beaton ST
Corsicana, TX 75110
Main phone - 903-872-5601
Assistance includes funds for back rent, pastoral counseling, applications to SNAP, and educational programs. It can help tenants learn how ti budget their income so they can afford either a security deposit on a new home or first months rent costs.
401 E 6th Ave
Corsicana, TX 75110
Phone: (903) 872-2401
Qualified applicants can get referrals to housing and rental assistance programs. The non-profit community action agency also addresses employment, foreclosure, rental or utiliy deposit needs, and transportation requests.
Transitional housing Grace Village - Samaritan House
The program is for chronically low-income women, single moms, and individuals with HIV/AIDS only.
Navarro County Legal Aid
Intake number - (254) 756-7944
Free legal advice is available for the poor. Services are in Spanish too. Housing, eviction help, payday loan advice, and other support is given.
TDHCA and partnership
These agencies either offer HUD section 8 vouchers (when the programs are open), home buying services, or shelter.
Corsican Housing Authority, 1360 N 13th St, Corsican, Texas 75110, call (903) 872-5643
Section 8 is for seniors and very low income families. Income based housing can pay a portion of rent for the client.
Dawson Housing Authority, 254-578-1406. They offer public housing.
Kerens Housing Authority – Phone (903) 396-2964
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