This program provides up to 6 months of rental assistance. To be eligible, applicants must have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To apply, submit all documents listed in the checklist below. Applications may be submitted via email to [email protected] or mailed to the Community Development Office, 1301 E. 8th Street, Ste. 102 Mission, Texas or for more information call (956) 580-8670.

  • Due to COVID-19, applications will not be taken on a walk-in basis.
  • If unable to submit documents online, appointments will be allowed if needed.
  • Upon receipt of all required documents, an appointment will be made to complete the process.
  • Only the Tenant(s), if applicable, may be in attendance for the scheduled appointment.
  • Tenant MUST wear a face mask for the duration of the visit to the department.

Tenant Household Eligibility Requirements:

  • Household income is below 80% of Area Median Income (AMI)
  • Household has been financially affected by COVID- 19 pandemic
  • Tenant-based are INELIGIBLE if they are receiving tenant-based voucher assistance, are in a unit receiving project-based assistance, or are in a public housing

Landlord Unit Eligibility Requirements:

• Assistance for rent no older than April 2020
• Contract rent for the household assisted may not exceed the TDHCA maximum limits
• Must have a bank account and accept direct deposit, unless otherwise agreed to with the program administrator
• Units that are already receiving project-based assistance or are public housing units are INELIGIBLE
• Units that are owned by a unit of government may be ineligible

Tenant Household Checklist

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Personal ID or other method of ID (e.g. utility bill, voter registration form, or school registration form)

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Copy of the executed or signed lease or if no written lease, required certification proving tenancy

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Income: Benefit letters (snap/SSI) OR income evidence for past 30 days (check stub)

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Landlord Unit Checklist

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Copy of the executed or signed lease or if no written lease, required certification proving tenancy

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Documentation of Missed Payments (ledger, etc.)

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