COVID Related Job Loss Eviction Assistance
Tarrant County’s Human Services Department may be able to provide you assistance if you have been evicted or about to be evicted due to a reduction of income related to a Covid related job loss and your income is below 250 percent of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines. To learn if your situation is one that may qualify, contact Human Services by calling 817-531-5620, Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m..
Emergency Help for Fort Worth Families (Assists Renters and Homeowners with a Mortgage)
The City of Fort Worth Neighborhood Services Department is accepting applications to help residents with housing and other household expenses resulting from COVID-19. CARES Act Funds helps residents who have suffered economically from the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020.
Tarrant County Rental Assistance Program
If you have questions about the Tarrant County's Rental Assistance Program, please call 682-444-5300 or 682-444-5203.
State of Texas Eviction Diversion Program - DELAYED
The Supreme Court of Texas has issued its 28th Emergency Order, delaying the implementation of the State of Texas Eviction Diversion Program in counties that are not designated by OCA as pilot counties until January 1, 2021. Below are some important highlights:
The Texas Eviction Diversion Program (TEDP) helps Texas tenants stay in their homes and provides landlords an alternative to eviction. The TEDP may provide up to six months of rental assistance for eligible tenants who are behind on their rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have been sued for eviction. Both the tenant and the landlord must agree to participate and meet the requirements in the chart below. This temporary program is a unique partnership between the Supreme Court of Texas, Texas Office of Court Administration, and the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).
For more information on the State of Texas Eviction Diversion Program Click on the links below.
TEDP Informational Brochures
The 28th Emergency Order expires February 1, 2021.
Tarrant County Homeless Coalition
For questions regarding the Tarrant County Homeless Coalition, please call 817-392-7540.
Catholic Charities of Fort Worth
While many community agencies may have to close their doors, Catholic Charities Fort Worth is open and still serving clients as usual while accepting new clients. Anyone seeking help should call CCFW’s main line at 817-534-0814. The agency’s friendly staff will be working to solve for limited financial assistance and long-term case management needs and will be happy to direct calls to community partners if they are unable to provide assistance for any reason.
Continue to check our website for updates as more information becomes available.
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