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City of Terrell Housing Department

 

City of Terrell Housing Department buildingDirector: Debbie Zajac

115 N. Adelaide, Suite 305 
Terrell, TX 75160
972-551-6670

Clerk: Keisha Robinson
Clerk: Wanda Thompson

Voice Mail: 972-551-6600 Ext. 256
Fax: 972-551-6633
E-mail: housing@cityofterrell.org
 

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

The Housing Department is currently offer the following programs:

 

 

Up To $20,000 Available For Terrell
Homebuyer Assistance Program For
Down Payment And Closing Costs


Contact The Terrell Housing Department
For Additional Information Or
To Receive An Application To Apply For Funding
115 N Adelaide, Suite 305, Terrell, Tx 75160
972/551-6670, Ext 256, Fax: 972/551-6633,
Email: Housing@Cityofterrell.Org

Informational Flyer

 

 

 

 

HCV Rental Assistance

 

The City of Terrell Housing Department provides rental assistance for eligible very low income families, the elderly, and disabled persons. Under the program, resident’s portion of rent is based on 30% of their income. When the regular waiting list is closed, the Housing Department only takes applications for the following Local Preferences: Displaced due to a natural disaster or government action; or victim of domestic violence with a referral from Genesis Domestic Violence Counseling Center, Healing Hearts or Break the Chains of Kaufman County, Texas.


The waiting list closed on October 15, 2011. The re-opening of the waiting list will be published in the local newspaper at a later date. Office is located at 115 N. Adelaide, Suite 305,Terrell, TX 75160. Office hours are Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, closed 12-1pm. Current waiting period is approximately 2 years, and is subject to change. If you have any questions please call 972/551-6670, Ext 256.

The following family income limits apply:


1 person: $23,650
2 person: $27,000
3 person: $30,400
4 person: $33,750
5 person: $36,450
6 person: $39,150
7 person: $41,850
8 person: $44.550

 

For emergency aid, contact: 

Red Cross

109 Tejas Dr Ste. #700.
Terrell, TX 75160
972-563-1030
Monday: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Red Cross is only able to provide immediate emergency needs to those affected by disasters, such as fire, flood, hurricane or tornado.

 

Home Needs Survey

 

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs’ HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) is a federal program that provides funds for: 1) homeowners to rehabilitate and/or reconstruct their homes, 2) first time homebuyers for down payment and closing cost, or 3) rent subsidies for person who are participating in a self sufficiency plan. The City of Terrell is applying for HOME funds, and is asking you to participate by responding to this survey. The survey is designed to determine the needs of individuals potentially interested in participating in this program. If your community receives HOME federal funds, you may be asked to submit an application in the near future. You must qualify and be program eligible to participate.

 

HOME needs survey (pdf format read by Acrobat Reader)

 

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