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    Housing Resources during COVID-19

    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, United Way of Tarrant County, your city, local community and churches to see if other resources are available.


    There is a limited CDC eviction moratorium in effect till October 3, 2021.  However, 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, but we strongly encourage you to apply.

    If you are unsure of which program is best for you, but know that it is due to COVID-19, go to to answer a few basic questions.






    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 City of Fort Worth by clicking here.
    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 Arlington Housing Authority  by clicking here.

    If you are facing eviction, please call Arlington Urban Ministries at 817-861-8585

    I live in the City of Grand Prairie and need rental and utility assistance.

    Call Grand Prairie United Charities at 972-262-2014 OR
    if you have a child in GPISD, call Lifeline for Families at 972-642-7744

    Download applications of Grand Prairie United Charities by clicking here

    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, option 2 or by clicking on this link to fill out the Tarrant County application.
    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 apply on-line Community Action Partners by clicking here.
    I live in Tarrant County and need rental assistance. Call Tarrant County Human Services at 817-531-5620 or visit Tarrant County Human Services by clicking here.



    Information (Updated August 4, 2021)

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    This page was last modified on August 04, 2021


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