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City of Terrell Housing Department
Director: Debbie Zajac
The Housing Department administers the City's Section 8 Housing
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 following family income limits apply:
For emergency aid, contact:
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 selfsufficiency 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.
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