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Rental assistance programs in Texas.

There are a number of places to turn to in Texas for rent help. Find financial assistance from charities or the government. There are also free landlord-tenant mediation services for low-income families, emergency grant money to pay rental arrears to stop an eviction, and funds to pay for moving costs, ranging from security deposits to lease application fees. Tenants on the verge of eviction, as well as the currently homeless, can also benefit from Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing programs.

Find cities and counties in Texas below. Each region has some programs that help families or individuals pay their rent. A major focus is on the vulnerable, such as disabled, senior citizens, or single moms. Some charities also offer supportive housing to immigrants. In either case, all emergency or long term rental assistance also has applications for Spanish speakers as well.

Apply for state of TX rent payment programs

In addition to the local resources listed below by county, there are statewide programs as well. They are offered throughout Texas and often have a central intake and application site. Those assistance programs for rent, deposits, mobile home leases and more are as follows.

Texas Homeless Network is a statewide resource. They offer renters, homeowners, and also the homeless a number of resources. Learn about eviction prevention, legal aid from free attorneys, cash assistance for paying rent and more. Continue reading about the Texas Homeless Network.

Income based housing in Texas from Section 8. This is a federal government funded program that is offered all across Texas by public housing authorities that are certified by HUD. Tenant need to pay 30% of their income for their rent and utilities and the government covers the rest. Read more on income based section 8 in Texas.

Renters can get free legal advice and consultations to stop an eviction. Pro-bobo law firms, attorneys, lawyers and staff provide eviction defense. They also help clients applying to government aid or assist immigrants (as well as others) who are faced with housing discrimination. Find free legal consultations in Texas.

Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing services are offered. Low income families in Texas, veterans, the unemployed and others can get emergency rent assistance. There is also free furniture, security deposit or storage fee help, ESG grants to pay recurring rental costs and other aid. Find an agency to get homeless prevention and rehousing from in TX.





Short term cash assistance (public aid) can be provided by Texas Health and Human Services. There is TANF, government grants and other financial help. The assistance for rent or housing is combined with job programs as well as budgeting services. More on TANF in Texas.

These are more statewide resources. They can help tenants, the homeless, disabled, veterans and others in all parts of Texas pay their rent. Or there are other social services.

Local TX rent assistance programs

In addition to above, almost all the major counties and communities have dedicated rental assistance programs. Most of them are funded by charities, the United Way or non-profits. There may be limited financial assistance to pay rental costs or other bills. In general, funds are first come and served. Find a region below.

Amarillo area and Potter County

Austin and Travis County

Bastrop County

Bell County

Brazoria County

Brownsville and Cameron County

Collin County

Comal County

Coryell County

Corpus Christ area as well as Nueces County


Denton County

El Paso - Both the city and county

Fort Bend County

Guadalupe County


Hays County

Hidalgo County


Jefferson County

Kaufman County

Lubbock County

Midland County

Montgomery County

Navarro County

Odessa and also Ector County

Parker County

Randall County

San Antonio and the county as well

Rockwall County

Smith and Gregg County

Tarrant County

Waco and McLennan County

Webb County

Williamson County

Wichita County


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