The eviction moratorium has been lifted

If this affects you, we urge you to take action immediately.

Prevent Eviction for Nonpayment of Rent – Take These Actions 

COVID-related Services and Resources Available to You

Take Action to Avoid Eviction

Houston-Harris County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

The City of Houston and Harris County are working together to provide $159 million in rent and utilities assistance to families who are struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are being distributed by two agencies with established experience in helping people in need: BakerRipley and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

Info on the Houston/Harris County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) can be found here:

For Renters:

For Landlords:

Recertify Your Income (Interim Recertification)

If you have had a decrease in income or change in circumstances, ask HHA to recertify your income.

The HHA will review your current income and adjust your rent to reflect the change.

If the change in income was not reported promptly, please provide documentation now – we are processing retroactive rent adjustments

For our residents of Public Housing. If you had a financial hardship, ask HHA if you are eligible for a minimum rent hardship exemption.

Call Center: 713-260-0500 and 713-260-0600

We encourage you to review these links and take action immediately.