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The waiting list for Tenant-Based Rental Assistance will open June 23, 2023.

Legacy CDC, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, will begin accepting applications for the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) program on June 23, 2023, at 8 a.m. and will close the waiting list on July 22, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Applications will be selected using a neutral, random selection process and WILL NOT be first-come, first-served.

Assistance is available to very low-income and low-income families that wish to reside in Hardin, Orange, and Jefferson counties, excluding the city limits of Port Arthur and Beaumont. Additionally, applicants must be at or below 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI) for their county of residence. The amount of monthly rental subsidy is based on the gross monthly income of an applicant’s household.

TBRA program funds may be used to provide:

• Rental assistance to help pay the cost of monthly rent and utility costs for up to 24 months.

• Security deposits in conjunction with rental assistance in an amount not to exceed one month’s rent for the unit; and

• Utility deposit assistance in conjunction with rental assistance and security deposit assistance

Applications will be available online at https://portal.neighborlysoftware.com/LEGACYCDC/participant

Website: http://www.legacycdc.org/tbra

Email: [email protected]

For more information about this program, please call Legacy CDC at 409-832-2723 ext. 29.

Landlords interested in participating in the program are encouraged to also contact Legacy CDC.

This is an Equal Housing Opportunity.


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