EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE

COUNTYSEALGOLD.JPGHidalgo County

Urban County Program

 

 

COVID-19 RENTAL ASSISTANCE

The Hidalgo County Urban County Program (UCP) was awarded $1,696,154 from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) to provide rental assistance to tenants within UCP’s jurisdiction who were economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic stay in their apartments/homes, by providing up to six months of rental assistance. 

GUIDELINES 

  • Applicants must have a household income below 80% of the area median income as set by HUD and meet other eligibility criteria
  • Monthly Rent must be at or below 150% the area Fair Market Rent
  • Up to 6 consecutive months of rental assistance can be provided which includes rental arrears and one month of future rent
  • Requires both Tenant and Landlord participation
  • Applications for assistance will be are processed on a first come, first served basis

 

HOW DO I APPLY FOR THE PROGRAM? 

INFORMATIONAL VIDEOS ON HOW TO APPLY

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