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.
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