Emergency Housing Assistance Program (EHAP)
San Antonio Community Resource Directory
COVID-19 Notice

NHSD is open for business. To limit the spread of COVID-19, meetings are held by appointment only until further notice. Call (210) 207-5910 to schedule an appointment.

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 using the link below.

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 housing assistance through this program are eligible for up to $300 cash assistance for fuel and groceries.

  • A request does not guarantee financial assistance will be provided.
  • Please do not submit more than one request for assistance.
  • Income must be less than 100% AMI. Only available to San Antonio city residents.
  • Must be the primary lease or mortgage holder in a multifamily unit, mobile home, or single-family home.
  • Documentation for proof of hardship that renders the household unable to pay rent, mortgage, or utilities will be required.
  • Click here for documentation requirements.
  • Tip: Gather documentation before beginning to apply because the online application cannot be saved.

Click here to apply for Emergency Housing Assistance.

(210) 207-5910
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