Approved For COVID-19 Rent Assistance, Some Tenants Still May Not Get Financial Help"For landlords to turn away help that tenants have gone through a lot of hoops to try and provide to meet their obligations is really hard to understand.”
Rental Assistance Effort Targets Southern Dallas During Coronavirus PandemicThe community health services group, Abounding Prosperity, has been selected to offer COVID-19 relief dollars for rental assistance.
Dallas County Opening Quarantine Housing For Confirmed COVID-19 Patients Who Can't Go HomeDallas County Health and Human Services is opening a quarantine housing center for residents confirmed with COVID-19 who would put others at risk if they go home.
Fort Worth To Provide Permanent Housing For Coronavirus-Vulnerable Homeless PeopleThe new units will provide housing for high-risk COVID-19-vulnerable and disabled people experiencing chronic homelessness.
Dallas County Announces Emergency Housing Help For Financially-Strapped Residents Due To PandemicThis program provide short-term, rental, mortgage and utility assistance to Dallas County residents in need who live outside the city of Dallas.
Collin County Offers Housing Assistance For Those Impacted By COVID-19Collin County families and individuals impacted by COVID-19 can now apply online for housing and living assistance grants.
Texas University To Offer Housing To Hospital Workers During Coronavirus PandemicA university in Texas is taking an extra step when it comes to helping health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
State Asks Feds To Allow Use Of Certain Funds To Help Texans Pay Rent During Coronavirus-Related Shutdowns"The State of Texas is committed to supporting Texans who are enduring significant economic hardship due to the spread of COVID-19," said Governor Abbott.
Governor Abbott Unveils Plan To Open 5-Acre Homeless Campsite In AustinAfter months of battles over Austin's homeless problem, Governor Abbott unveiled a plan to create a homeless campsite on a five-acre plot of state land.
Millions In Grants To Help Low, Middle Income DFW Families Put Down Payment On A HomeApplicants who are chosen are awarded grants between $15,000 and $17,500 for down payments.
HUD Funds Help Low-Income Dallas HIV/AIDS PatientsThe city of Dallas will receive $746,853 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help low-income people living with HIV/AIDS and their families.
Dallas Proposes Code Changes To Help Homeless In Time For Summer HeatThe Inclement Weather Shelter Plan would allow the operation of temporary shelters by faith based groups. Currently, Dallas city rules prohibit such shelters.
New Home In Dallas For Once Homeless Seniors Helping Change Lives: 'This Saved My Life'The St. Jude Center opened last August after the Catholic Housing Initiative bought and redeveloped a vacant assisted living facility.
President Carter Writes Forward For Habitat For Humanity CEO's Book On 7 VirtuesThe CEO of Habitat for Humanity International is writing a book, which will include a foreword by former President Jimmy Carter.
FEMA Says It Didn't Treat Puerto Ricans Different Than TexansFEMA says it didn't handle housing vouchers for displaced residents of Puerto Rico any differently from those of displaced Texas and Florida residents after last year's hurricanes.