News Flash

Community News

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. 



 

  

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Community News

Water off near 49th and Avenue S

Posted on: July 17, 2020
new smoking ordinance

New smoking ordinance in effect

Posted on: July 6, 2020
July 4

City facilities closed this Friday

Posted on: June 29, 2020

Mask order extended through Sept. 30

Posted on: June 26, 2020

Galveston celebrates Juneteenth

Posted on: June 19, 2020

Closure on 25th Street next week

Posted on: June 18, 2020
Shred Day

City hosting Shred Day this Saturday

Posted on: June 15, 2020
Summer Safety

Summer safety items to remember

Posted on: June 12, 2020

City monitoring system in the Gulf

Posted on: June 2, 2020

Partial beach opening begins Monday

Posted on: April 23, 2020

Orden de Permanecer en Casa

Posted on: March 29, 2020
Sepcial events

City revises Special Events policy

Posted on: March 16, 2020
Tree City USA designation

Galveston recognized as Tree City USA

Posted on: February 21, 2020
Strand ordinance

Strand ordinance rules explained

Posted on: December 6, 2019
olsen

City Council confirms new Fire Chief

Posted on: October 22, 2019

City Council approves tax rate, budget

Posted on: September 20, 2019