Housing – Websites and Info


· This is Tarrant County’s Homeless Coalition’s affordable housing website. Click on agency services, go to housing inventory then click on housing search. Then you can chose from what type of housing you are searching for such as Assisted, Private Rental, or tax credit.

· This website directs you to for rent properties leased at affordable rates to variety of clients including very low income and low income families.

· This website directs you to affordable housing resources such as Vacancy Clearing House that can assist locating an apartment in your preferred community by way of city, county, and zip code.

· This website is Fort Worth Housing Authority. The website contains information on how to apply for assistance, public housing developments, and client services available.

· This is Arlington Housing Authority’s website. They don’t have public housing, only Section 8 which is same type of assistance as Housing Choice Voucher Program. At this time, you can only apply on line, not in person. You can only apply on line when the waiting list is open.

· This is city of Arlington’s website. This site highlights utility assistance and weatherization programs.

· Once at website, click on department tab on left side of screen, and then scroll down to click on housing assistance office which will bring you to Tarrant County Housing Assistance office. From there, you can learn how to apply for housing that will include eligibility requirements, and waiting list information.

· This website is for tenants and landlords. This site allows you to enter your preferred city, state, and zip code to locate Section 8 rentals.

· Once at website, go to Rent Help and click on find reduced rent apartments. From there, you can find affordable apartments according to your specific area.

· Once at website, go to Resources tab, and click on first resource (Affordable Apartment search).

· Another housing resource for seniors and adults with disabilities. First task is to click on Seniors/Adults with Disabilities. Next, move your mouse over Service Directory and then you should see Find Services, then Click! Then, click on Housing. There are over 24 results on this category, results include Low income/subsidized rental housing for older adults.

· Once at website, go to programs and then you will see several housing sites (CASA and NuestroHogar). These programs are for low income elderly and disabled persons 62 and older.

· To search type in “housing” under service search and you’ll see low income/subsidized rental housing (click on that), which will bring you to a list of providers for that specific category.

· REACH of Ft Worth includes a list of housing resources and offers services including Project Ramp, and free durable medical equipment and supplies when available. You also download their new service booklet. Booklet includes detailed services and eligibility of those services.

· 55 and older housing and resource guide.

· Affordable housing search website.

· Website for senior living, care options, senior products and services in your area.

www.txtenants.org (Texas Tenants’ Union)
· Their organizationempowers tenants through education, organizing to protect their rights, preserve their homes, improve living conditions, and enhance quality of life in their communities.  They do this through weekly tenant rights workshops, referrals for emergency rent assistance, counseling to help individuals solve their tenant/landlord problems, among other things. They also have some great website links on their homepage too.

www.texashousing.org Texas Low Income Housing Information Service.
· Website is great, offers valuable insight into problems and issues related to low income housing.

· This website is a housing guide created specifically for people
living with disabilities.



Downloadable Disability Rights Project (pdf file)

Downloadable Overview of Arlington Housing Authority Services (34-pg pdf)

Downloadable Fort Worth Housing Programs (1-pg pdf)