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The federal government has $25 billion available in emergency rental assistance. New guidance was issued regarding the distribution of these funds: Renters may self-attest to meeting most eligibility criteria, including income, housing stability, and the amount of...
FEMA has expanded the number of counties eligible for individual assistance. The eligible counties now include the following: Anderson, Austin, Bosque, Bowie, Burnet, Cherokee, Colorado, Erath, Fannin, Freestone, Gonzales, Grayson, Gregg, Harrison, Hill, Houston,...
The Texas Rent Relief Program has launched a new application system, making it easier to fill out and submit an application, add missing documentation, and track the status of payment requests.
Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) have extended the submission deadline for housing tax credit applications. The original deadline of March 1st has been pushed to Monday, March 8th at 5:00 PM CT to allow extra time for housing developers to secure documentation or other communications needed while people were out of service.
On February 19, 2021, President Biden declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Texas and ordered federal assistance to supplement state and local efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storms that began on February 11, 2021.
Due to severe winter weather and power outages in the general Austin area, a limited number of TDHCA Department staff are working today (Tuesday, Feb. 16). Responses to phone calls and email may be delayed as a result.
Governor Abbott released his Budget for 2022-2023 and his priorities for this session.
Pandemic-weary Parents Spend More Than Half Their Day Worried About Housing According to NHP Foundation Survey
Study from affordable housing provider queried families nationwide on Covid-related housing and financial woes; results point to vulnerability of existing affordable housing and urgent need for more.
This report, a collaboration between NLIHC and the Innovation for Justice (i4J) Program, highlights some of the public costs of eviction-related homelessness that the United States will incur if we do not provide adequate rental assistance and eviction protection.
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) has extended to March 31, 2021 the deadline for requesting a new or supplemental COVID-19 forbearance agreement for its Multifamily loans.