Tarrant County, TX issued a Declaration of Local Disaster due to COVID-19 on March 13, 2020.
Community Development & Housing Department (CDHD) understands the continued impacts of loss or reduction of income on homeowners, renters and landlords during this unprecidented time. We are here to provide you with up to date information and where potential resources exist. Not all may be listed on this site. Please check with 211Texas.org, United Way of Tarrant County, your city, local community and churches to see if other resources are available.
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky has signed an extension to the
eviction moratorium further preventing the eviction of tenants who are
unable to make rental payments. The moratorium that was scheduled to
expire on March 31, 2021 is now extended through June 30, 2021. To
prevent eviction, print, sign and date this form. Make a copy for
yourself and give the original to your landlord.
Tarrant County is using Federal resources to help renters pay their rent during this period of emergency. Please carefully review the options for assistance below and apply according to where you live and your situation. Rental assistance is not guaranteed as eligibility is dependent on your situation and income level.
|MY SITUATION...||WHERE TO GET HELP..
|I live in the City of Fort Worth and need rental assistance because COVID-19 has financially hurt me.||Apply to the City of Fort Worth by calling (817) 392-5785 or apply online https://www.fortworthtexas.gov/departments/neighborhoods/cap/emergency-rental-assistance|
|I live in the City of Arlington and need rental assistance because COVID-19 has financially hurt me.|| |
Apply to the Arlington Housing Authority by calling (817) 276-6713 or apply online https://www.arlingtontx.gov/city_hall/departments/housing_authority
Please call Arlington Urban Ministries at (817) 861-8585 if you are facing eviction
|I live in the City of Grand Prairie and need rental and utility assistance.|| |
Prairie United Charities at (972) 262-2014
|I live in Tarrant County, but NOT in Fort Worth, Grand Prairie or Arlington. I need short term rental assistance because of COVID-19 or another emergency.||Apply
To Tarrant County by calling (817) 850-7940 or by
filling out the form on this link: https://etoclient49.socialsolutionsportal.com/intake/96c63667-1f3b-4a7e-813c-6bf387a61c2a. |
A case manager will contact you about your short-term rental assistance request.
|I live in Tarrant County and only need Utility Assistance (electric, gas and propane).||Apply with
Community Action Partners by calling (817) 392-5720 or
at https://www.fortworthtexas.gov/departments/neighborhoods/cap/energy-assistance |
|I live in Tarrant County and need rental assistance.||Call Tarrant
County Human Services at (817) 531-5620 or
visit http://www.tarrantcounty.com/en/human-services.html |
NOTE: If you are unsure of which program is best for you, go to GetRentHelp.com and answer a few basic questions.
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
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