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Posted on: July 9, 2020

City accepting applications for rental assistance program

The City of Galveston is accepting applications for a rental assistance program for eligible island residents. 

The primary purpose of the Federally funded HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) is to assist low-income individual households who need help paying their rent. The program also assists with security deposits. All applicants must be referred to Grants & Housing Department (G&H) by a local non-profit social service agency. 

To receive HOME TBRA funds applicant must: 

  • Have a direct referral from one of the local non-profit social service agencies 
  • Qualify as a family as defined by HUD 
  • Must be a legal resident/citizen of the United States 
  • Must be a City of Galveston resident 
  • Have income at or below HUD-specified income limits (see the galvestontx.gov website)

More information and the application is available at https://www.galvestontx.gov/1103/Tenant-Based-Rental-Assistance-Program-T

You may also call Grants & Housing at (409) 797-3820 or send an email to TBRAProgram@GalvestonTX.Gov for additional information. 



 

  

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