If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, please visit our Help for Texans Page.
TDHCA administers many programs through separate Divisions to assist persons experiencing or at-risk of homelessness. TDHCA awards funds to assist units of general local governments, public housing authorities, nonprofits, local agencies in the provision of assistance to low-income Texans with a focus on housing and housing-related assistance and services. Through HOME-ARP, TDHCA also offers funds for development of rental housing or non-congregate shelter. TDHCA does not provide any services directly to individuals, but may provide referrals though Help for Texans.
The ESG Program is a HUD-funded program that provides funds to private nonprofit organizations, cities, and counties in the State of Texas to provide the services necessary to help persons that are at-risk of homelessness or homeless quickly regain stability in permanent housing. The ESG Program is administered by the Single Family and Homeless Programs Division.
HHSP provides funding to the nine largest cities in Texas in support of services to homeless individuals and families. This page also provides information related to one-time or supplemental appropriations from state general revenue for the purpose of supporting those at risk of or experiencing homelessness. The HHSP Program is administered by the Single Family and Homeless Programs Division.
The EH Fund may be used to prevent homelessness, assist persons experiencing homelessness with securing stable housing, or helping emergency shelters support those experiencing homelessness to move toward self-sufficiency. The EH Fund is made available through the generous donations of Texans, who may elect to contribute to the EH Fund when registering or renewing their vehicle registration. The EH Fund is administered by the Single Family and Homeless Programs Division.
HOME-ARP is a one-time allocation of HUD funds. The funds may be utilized to provide funds to eligible applicants for development of rental housing or non-congregate shelter for qualifying populations, including those at-risk of or experiencing homelessness and other qualifying factors. HOME-ARP is administered by TDHCA’s HOME-ARP Division.
The HSS Program provides assistance to local communities and non-profits to assist income eligible households to help them maintain or obtain stable housing. The program is funded by Treasury through the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA1 and ERA2). The HSS Program is administered by TDHCA’s HSS Division.