The Coronavirus Relief Bill Rental Assistance program provided federal funds to both states and local communities. While Texas residents are allowed to apply for assistance under both programs, they are prohibited from accepting assistance more than once for the same unit for the same months of assistance.
Behind on rent? The Texas Rent Relief Program can help. COVID-19 has affected Texans across the state. Emergency funds available to help Texas renters pay current and past due rent and utility bills. Both landlords and tenants can apply – even if the landlord has already sued for eviction in their local court. Households must have incomes at or below 80% of the Area Median Income and meet other eligibility requirements.
What costs does the program cover? The Texas Rent Relief Program can help renters with the following costs starting as far back as March 13, 2020:
Apply online at www.TexasRentRelief.com or over the phone at 833-989-7368.
The City of Plano has funds to help low and moderate income residents who have been affected by COVID-19 with paying for rent and utility costs. Apply online at https://www.zoomgrants.com/zgf/PlanoERAP.
For mortgage assistance and non-COVID related crises, please call our helpline at 972-422-1850 and select option 2.
Will provide rent and utilty assistance for residents of Collin County , excluding the City of Allen, City of Dallas, City of Frisco, City of Plano and City of McKinney.
For Collin County residents outside of Plano and McKinney who need mortgage assistance. This program is administered by the Need a Break non-profit organization based in Dallas, Texas. Questions? Please call them at 214-782-9018.
FEMA has set up a website and phone number to assist Texas renters and homeowners who have damage to their homes due to the storm.
Apply online at www.disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-361-3362.
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