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Help Applying to the Texas Rent Relief and Texas Eviction Diversion Program

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs rent assistance program now includes a statewide eviction diversion component, which can help tenants with eviction cases stay in their homes and seal their court records.

Legal Aid Organizations Providing Housing Stability Services

The following organizations will be hosting legal clinics within the corresponding counties.
Legal Aid of Northwest Texas

Counties Served: Andrews, Archer, Armstrong, Bailey, Baylor, Borden, Briscoe, Brown, Callahan, Carson, Castro, Childress, Clay, Cochran, Coke, Coleman, Collin, Collingsworth, Comanche, Concho, Cooke, Cottle, Crane, Crosby, Dallam, Dallas, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Denton, Dickens, Donley, Eastland, Ector, Ellis, Erath, Fannin, Fisher, Floyd, Foard, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Gray, Grayson, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hardeman, Hartley, Haskell, Hemphill, Hockley, Hood, Howard, Hunt, Hutchinson, Irion, Jack, Johnson, Jones, Kaufman, Kent, King, Knox, Lamb, Lipscomb, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Mills, Mitchell, Montague, Moore, Motley, Nolan, Ochiltree, Oldham, Palo Pinto, Parker, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Reagan, Roberts, Rockwall, Runnels, San Saba, Schleicher, Scurry, Shackelford, Sherman, Somervell, Stephens, Sterling, Stonewall, Swisher, Tarrant, Taylor, Terry, Throckmorton, Tom Green, Upton, Ward, Wheeler, Wichita, Wilbarger, Winkler, Wise, Yoakum, and Young.

lanwt.org 
855-548-8457  

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Counties Served: Aransas, Atascosa, Bandera, Bastrop, Bee, Bexar, Blanco, Brewster, Brooks, Burnet, Caldwell, Calhoun, Cameron, Comal, Crockett, Culberson, Dewitt, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, El Paso, Frio, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Hidalgo, Hudspeth, Jackson, Jeff Davis, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kendall, Kenedy, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Kleberg, La Salle, Lavaca, Live Oak, Llano, Mason, Maverick, McMullen, Medina, Nueces, Pecos, Presidio, Real, Reeves, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Sutton, Terrell, Travis, Uvalde, Victoria, Webb, Willacy, Williamson, Wilson, Zapata, and Zavala

trla.org/housinghelp
888-988-9996 

 

Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas 

Counties Served: Bastrop, Hays, Travis, and Williamson 

vlsoct.org 
512-476-5550 

Lone Star Legal Aid

Counties Served: Anderson, Angelina, Austin, Bell, Bosque, Bowie, Brazoria, Brazos, Burleson, Camp, Cass, Chambers, Cherokee, Colorado, Coryell, Delta, Falls, Fayette, Fort Bend, Franklin, Freestone, Galveston, Gregg, Grimes, Hamilton, Hardin, Harris*, Harrison, Henderson, Hill, Hopkins, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Lamar, Lampasas, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Matagorda, McLennan, Milam, Montgomery, Morris, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Newton, Orange, Panola, Polk, Rains, Red River, Robertson, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Trinity, Tyler, Upshur, Walker, Waller, Washington, Wharton, and Wood

lonestarlegal.blog 
800-733-8394 

 

Randall O. Sorrels Legal Clinics at South Texas College of Law Houston 

County Served: Harris 

stcl.edu/academics/legal-clinics 
713-646-2990. 

 

 

Houston Volunteer Lawyers 

County Served: Harris 

legalhelphouston.org 
713-228-0735 

 

 

Earl Carl Institute, Thurgood Marshall School of Law 

Counties Served: Galveston and Harris 

tsulaw.edu/centers/ECI 
713-313-1158 

 

University of Houston Law Center

Counties Served: Harris (JP Precinct 7, Places 1 and 2)

University of Houston Law Center assists in clinics hosted by the Houston Eviction Defense Coalition. The Houston Eviction Defense Coalition comprises Lone Star Legal Aid, Houston Volunteer Lawyers, South Texas College of Law, Thurgood Marshall School of Law’s Earl Carl Institute, and the University of Houston Law Center.

law.uh.edu/clinic/consumerlaw
713-743-2094

Texas Legal Services Center

Counties Served: Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Archer, Armstrong, Atacosa, Austin, Bailey, Bandera, Bee, Blanco, Borden, Bosque, Brewster, Briscoe, Brooks, Brown, Burleson, Burnet, Calhoun, Callahan, Camp, Carson, Cass, Castro, Cherokee, Childress, Clay, Cochran, Coke, Coleman, Collingsworth, Colorado, Comanche, Concho, Cooke, Cottle, Crane, Crockett, Crosby, Culberson, Dallam, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Delta, DeWitt, Dickens, Dimmit, Donley, Duval, Eastland, Edwards, Erath, Falls, Fannin, Fayette, Fisher, Floyd, Foard, Franklin, Freestone, Frio, Gaines, Garza, Gillespie, Glasscock, Goliad, Gonzales, Gray, Grimes, Hale, Hall, Hamilton, Hansford, Hardeman, Harrison, Hartley, Haskell, Hemphill, Henderson, Hill, Hockley, Hood, Hopkins, Houston, Howard, Hudspeth, Hutchinson, Irion, Jack, Jackson, Jasper, Jeff Davis, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kenedy, Kent, Kerr, Kimble, King, Kinney, Kleberg, Knox, LaSalle, Lamar, Lamb, Lavaca, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Lipscomb, Live Oak, Llano, Loving, Lynn, Madison, Marion, Mason, Matagorda, Maverick, McCulloch, McMullen, Menard, Milam, Mills, Mitchell, Montague, Moore, Morris, Motley, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Newton, Nolan, Ochiltree, Oldham, Palo Pinto, Panola, Parmer, Pecos, Polk, Presidio, Rains, Reagan, Real, Red River, Reeves, Refugio, Roberts, Runnels, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, San Saba, Schleicher, Scurry, Shackelford, Shelby, Sherman, Somervell, Starr, Stephens, Sterling, Stonewall, Sutton, Swisher, Terrell, Terry, Throckmorton, Titus, Trinity, Tyler, Upton, Uvalde, Val Verde, Van Zandt, Walker, Ward, Washington, Wharton, Wheeler, Wilbarger, Willacy, Wilson, Winkler, Wood, Yoakum, Young, Zapata and Zavala

tlsc.org 
855-270-7655 

Disability Rights Texas 

Counties Served: Delta, Ector, Fannin, Grayson, Gregg, Hidalgo, Hopkins, Hunt, Lamar, Midland, Smith, Starr, Webb, and Zapata

disabilityrightstx.org 
800-252-9108