Programs for People who are Homeless or at Risk of Becoming Homeless

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These programs help people with mental illness who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless find and keep housing. To learn more about these programs, visit the adult mental health housing page.

Permanent Supportive Housing Program helps people 18 and older who are at high risk of becoming homeless find safe, affordable housing. It also helps them learn skills to keep housing and live independently.

Supported Housing Rental Assistance Program helps people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless with temporary rent subsidies, utility payments and move-in costs.

Section 811 Project Rental Assistance Program helps people with very low incomes who also have a disability and are linked with long-term services, although it does not require participation in services. This program is a partnership between the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Texas Health and Human Services Commission and eligible multifamily properties. Eight metropolitan communities in Texas participate.

Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness helps people with mental illness or substance use disorder and their families if they are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

The Healthy Community Collaborative helps people get out of an unstable situation and back into housing by providing them with all available community resources.

The Project Access Pilot Program provides housing rental assistance to people who are leaving a psychiatric hospital.

Learn more about housing choice vouchers on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development website.

How Do I Get Help Finding Housing?

Contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800-273-8255
800-273-TALK

Find your local mental health authority or local behavioral health authority.

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