Rent and Mortgage Help (Housing)

Emergency Housing Assistance Program (EHAP)

This service is part of the Financial and Housing Recovery Center (FHRC)

San Antonio residents struggling to pay rent on a current lease or mortgage due to an unexpected crisis should apply for Emergency Housing Assistance using the online application. The Emergency Housing Assistance Program makes a one-time payment to the landlord or creditor for no more than three consecutive months or $3,5000. Residents applying for housing assistance are also eligible to have up to $1,500 of their utility and internet bills paid through the program. Clients approved for the housing assistance through this program are eligible for up to $300 cash assistance for fuel and groceries.

Online Form

Step 1.Getting Started

Step 2.What you need to know

  • An online request does not guarantee financial assistance will be provided.  Please do not submit more than one request for assistance.
  • If you require assistance with any of  these services, get the Fair Housing Program (PDF) or call 210.207.5910
    • Tenant and landlord mediation
    • Default counseling to homeowners
    • Housing Discrimination Complaints

Step 3.How it works

  • For individuals/families who live within the San Antonio city limits and are experiencing an emergency and hardship, the City of San Antonio is accepting applications for emergency rent and mortgage assistance.

Step 4.Complete Request

Fill Out Form

Step 5.What Happens Next

  • We will respond to you via email so be sure to check your email accounts often.
  • Payments will be made directly to landlords, leasing offices and mortgage holders

Paper Form

Please call 210.207.5910 to request a paper application or request an appointment.

Phone

Please call 210.207.5910 to request a paper application or request an appointment.

In Person

Please call 210.207.5910 to request a paper application or request an appointment.