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Local Rent Assistance

Eviction & Other Landlord Issues

City and county rent assistance programs in Texas. Availability may vary.

See local rent assistance programs below. Funding availability may vary. Be sure to check all available resources. Some program applications require landlord participation. Others do not.

If your community is not listed, please contact your local government to see what resources may be available.

City Programs


Beaumont area (through Legacy CDC): 409-832-2723


El Paso

Fort Worth


Houston (closed indefinitely, but see also Northwest Assistance Ministries)


Port Arthur area (through Legacy CDC): Call 409-832-2723

San Antonio (Links to SAMMinistries rent assistance program and other resources.)

Tyler (PATH)

County Programs

Bell County

Bexar County (Links to SAMMinistries rent assistance program and other resources.)

Cameron County

Dallas County (applications are open, but all funds have been spent)

Denton County

El Paso County

Fort Bend County

Galveston County: Call Mainland Community Partnership at 409-643-8240

Hardin County (through Legacy CDC): Call 409-832-2723 or 409-832-2723

Jefferson County (through Legacy CDC): Call 409-832-2723 or 409-832-2723

Montgomery County

Orange County (through Legacy CDC): Call 409-832-2723 or 409-832-2723

Tarrant County

Taylor County (can also call 325-674-1341 or pick up forms in person at Taylor County Social Services Office, 400 Oak St., Suite 202, Abilene, TX 79602)

Webb County: Call (956) 523-4182

Regional Programs

If you have already been sued for eviction.

See how the 58th Emergency Order (formerly the Texas Eviction Diversion Program) might be able to help.

Also see how to file an Answer to help protect your rights and tell the court about possible defenses.

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