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Rent assistance Corpus Christi and Nueces County.

Low-income families in Nueces County will receive rent assistance from a combination of charity organizations, churches and government agencies. Most of the funds are targeted to people with kids, including single mothers, as well as the disabled or senior citizens. Anyone that is facing eviction or that is homeless should apply for rental assistance near them in Nueces County as well as Corpus Christi. There are also programs that offer security deposit help, free legal aid to low-income tenants and housing vouchers.

The staff at the agencies also provide free counseling to families, including landlord-tenant mediation. This can be another form of eviction prevention as it can help find a solution. Or if an agency in Corpus Christi TX doesn't have funding for assisting with rent, then referrals may be provided to government grant programs, section 8 HUD vouchers or short term housing with no waiting list. Or learn about house sharing.

When applying for funds for rental or security deposit costs, applicants will need proof of income, hardship, and agree to self-sufficiency. All resources are limited. The primary organizations to try are below.

Places that help with rent in Corpus Christi TX area and county

Nueces County Department of Human Services
Location - 602 N Staples St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401. Telephone – 361-888-0837
They use a combination of federal government and state of Texas grants to help with rent. Other housing needs, ranging from energy bill or home repairs to an apartment or home, can also be tackled.

Catholic Charities of Corpus Christi
Address - 615 Oliver Ct, Corpus Christi, TX 78408. Main phone - 361-884-0651
Rent and other housing solutions are provided by the church based group. They also have basic needs, furniture, and can issue loans when funding is low. Low-income housing is for single mothers and their kids, and the Nueces County charity also helps house immigrants and migrant workers.

Family Endeavors, Inc - Supportive Services for Veteran Families - Nueces County
 602 N Staples St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401. Main number is 361-356-3649
Financial aid, including for rent, security deposits or moving costs, is only for veterans or their families. Clients need to agree to a case management plan, and if they do then grants are issued for rent, then can get help in applying for VA benefits, and other support There are also housing programs for homeless veterans, including a free motel or hotel voucher and transitional housing from SSVF.

The Salvation Army of Corpus Christi
1804 Buford St, Corpus Christi, TX 78404. Dial 361-884-9497
Emergency financial rent payment help is provided to the low-income, elderly and working poor. There are also homeless shelters, free temporary housing programs and other resources.




Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid
Location is 3825 Agnes St. Corpus Christi, TX 78405. Phone: 956-996-8752 or toll free number - 866-757-1570
Volunteer and pro-bono attorneys as well as paralegals offer free legal advice to struggling families. Tenants can get a consultation as well as an attorney to represent them in housing court. Or get help applying for grants from HUD, eviction prevention or assistance with housing discrimination.

Community Action Corporation of South Texas
Intake number for referrals is 361-664-0145
Free government hardship grants for back rent or a utility or security deposit will be offered in Nueces County from referrals. Find more information on Community Action of Nueces County housing assistance.

Wesley Community Center services
Address of the office - 4015 MacArthur, Corpus Christi, Texas 78416. Dial (361) 880-8300
The staff on site offer referrals. This includes everything from day care for families so they can save money for rent, low income apartments in Nueces County, and other financial aid.

Corpus Christi Metro Ministries
1919 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78408. Phone: (361)887-0151
Homeless prevention and rehousing is offered. They receive funding from ESG, and the money is used to start a rental assistance program, pay for transitional housing, credit repair, and other needs of the low income or elderly.

Many Corpus Christi area agencies provide government funded eviction help and rapid rehousing services. The type of assistance is wide ranging, and includes everything from grants or loans to pay rent to free motel vouchers, emergency homeless shelters, job placement and more. The goal is to reduce homelessness in the community, and find more on homeless prevention in Nueces County.

Rockport-Fulton Good Samaritans
Address is 507 South Ann Street, Rockport, Texas 78382. Dial (361)790-9828
They receive funds from the United Way and the government. Working poor families can have a portion of housing costs, such as rent paid, if qualified.





Gulf Coast Community Services Association
Nueces County programs are run from 9320 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX, 77054-2515. Call 713-393-4700
The Home Assistance Program offers counseling to homeowners and tenants. This can sometimes be combined with financial assistance.

Housing Authority of Corpus Christi
3701 Ayers St, Corpus Christi, TX 78415. Call (361) 889-3300

The public housing authority has low-income, rent subsidized apartments as well as information on section 8 HUD vouchers. Homes and properties can be leased based on the tenants income. There are also emergency section 8 vouchers for the physically or mentally disabled.


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