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For qualified Texans, TLSC can give information and advice regarding eviction relief. Attorneys can negotiate with landlords so tenants can stay in their homes. Attorneys can also help tenants access local rent and utility programs. For some individuals, TLSC can provide in-court representation. 

Must be income eligible. Priority goes to Texans who live in a rural Texas county as defined by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. Residents of Brewster, Jeff Davis, and Presidio counties are eligible.

?Must prove you are behind on rent/utilities or are being evicted from your primary residence. Must show that you are in danger of becoming homeless or at risk of living in an unsafe/unhealthy living environment. Must be experiencing financial hardship or are receiving unemployment.

Helpline is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Updated within the last 1 month.

If you are behind on your mortgage or having trouble making your house payment, you are not alone. There are steps you can take to get back on top, and GreenPath can help with our foreclosure prevention counseling. 

Our housing experts will review your situation with you, and explain the options for keeping your home, or getting out of a house you can’t afford. We provide a foreclosure hotline specifically to assist people with this urgent need.

Foreclosure prevention assistance through the HOPE hotline and GreenPath Financial Wellness is free.

Free

Updated within the last 3 months.

Mediation programs for landlord/tenant disputes such as eviction, nonpayment, maintenance issues, etc.

Mediation is a structured process in which an impartial person, the mediator, facilitates communication between the parties to promote reconciliation, settlement, or an understanding between them. If the parties reach a mutually acceptable understanding, the mediator guides them in developing a written agreement.

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Friday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 p.m - 5 p.m. Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED *For access into the BCDRC after 5:00 PM, please use the Dolorosa St. entrance.
Updated within the last 3 months.

If you are facing an eviction and would like to speak with someone, click here or call or email the Neighborhood & Housing Services Department's Eviction Help Desk.

Click here to learn more about the eviction process and to obtain additional resources.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Eviction Help Send email
(210) 207-5910
Updated within the last 2 months.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Certified housing counselors are trained to resolve disputes between residential tenants and landlords - free of charge.

Counselors can assist with the following:

  • code violations
  • evictions
  • lease disputes
  • occupancy standards
  • provide clarification on legal rights and obligations
  • repairs
  • security deposits
  • utilities billing and termination
  • other related issues

The Certified Housing Counselors are not attorneys and do not provide legal advice.

Free

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 3 months.

The City of San Antonio proudly partners with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) to offer legal aid services to households with low incomes who are experiencing eviction or other housing issues that threaten their housing status.

If you have received a notice to appear in Court or have a judgement against you, please contact the Right to Counsel (RTC) program immediately.

Apply for the City of San Antonio’s Right to Counsel Program:

  • Free Legal Aid for those experiencing housing issues who income qualify.
  • Attorney services are available on request for those in need, call 210-212-3703.
  • Complete the Pre-Screen Intake Form here and email it to [email protected].
Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 2 months.

SALSA is at Haven for Hope, every Wednesday from 2–4PM, to assist qualifying applicants with housing and tenants’ rights legal issues, including evictions and eviction appeals, disability accommodations, lockouts, repairs, security deposits, utilities, and expunctions.

No appointment is needed to speak with a SALSA attorney at the Haven for Hope Legal Assistance Clinic. You do not have to be a Haven for Hope client. Individuals will be assisted on a first come, first served basis.

Clinic is located at the Haven for Hope Community Center (John L. Santikos Welcome Center).

For all matters, please bring documents related to your legal issue. Originals are not necessary.

Haven for Hope has a strict “no children policy” on the part of the campus where our offices are located. Please plan for your little ones prior to attending SALSA’s walk-in legal clinic.

If you are seeking legal assistance regarding an expunction, and the offense(s) occurred in Bexar County, please obtain a copy of your criminal history from the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. For more information on how to get a copy of your criminal history, please visit the Bexar County Sheriff’s Website.

Free

Every Wednesday from 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm.
Updated within the last 3 months.

Provides housing case management as well as rent and utility assistance for up to 12 months for qualifying individuals.

To qualify for this program, you must:

  • be a current adult mental health consumer with The Center for Health Care Services Outpatient Clinics;
  • have verifiable income;
  • have a valid government-issued ID, birth certificate, and Social Security card;
  • meet HUD homeless definition: having a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings, including a car, park, abandoned building, bus or train station, airport, or campground.
Supported Housing Program at Haven for Hope
(210) 261-1456
Updated within the last 4 months.

Provides housing assistance to individuals who are homeless, at imminent risk of becoming homeless, or entering or exiting an institutional setting through the HABC Section 8 Division.

Supported Housing Program at Haven for Hope
(210) 261-1456
Updated within the last 4 months.

The Center helps people who are experiencing chronic homeless and actively receiving outpatient treatment in our programs obtain a permanent Section 8 voucher with the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA).

Supported Housing Program at Haven for Hope
(210) 261-1456
Updated within the last 4 months.

Provides housing assistance to individuals who are homeless, at imminent risk of becoming homeless, or those entering or exiting an institutional setting through SAHA Section 8 Division.

Supported Housing Program at Haven for Hope
(210) 261-1456
Updated within the last 4 months.

If you are experiencing homelessness, the PATH outreach team can connect you to:

  • health care
  • income support
  • legal services
  • mental health treatment
  • rehabilitation training in social skills
  • social services
  • substance use treatment
  • ID recovery
  • referrals for affordable housing and employment

The PATH Program serves people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness and serious mental illness.

Hours
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last week

The Center administers up to two years of rental assistance to applicants who are actively receiving treatment in CHCS programs and need rental assistance.

TBRA is a contract funded by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).

 

To take advantage of the Supported Housing Programs you must meet these qualifications:

  • be a current adult mental health consumer with The Center for Health Care Services Outpatient Clinics. (CHCS offers services for mental health disorders and substance use challenges.)
  • have verifiable income
  • be verifiably homeless by HUD definition (an individual or family with a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings, including a car, park, abandoned building, bus or train station, airport, or campground)
  • have a valid government-issued I.D., birth certificate, and Social Security card
Hours
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM - See Below
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM - See Below
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM - See Below
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM - See Below
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM - See Below
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Supported Housing Program at Haven for Hope
(210) 261-1444
Updated within the last 4 months.

Our 9-month Discipleship Program is a transformative journey of healing and restoration for individuals battling with substance dependency.

We understand the challenges that come with addiction, and our program is designed to provide a safe and supportive environment for individuals seeking freedom from the chains of dependency.

Click here to learn more about the program

Someone battling with substance dependency

Updated within the last month

This program provides one-time emergency financial assistance to prevent homelessness or utility disconnection, as well as financial coaching and budgeting assessment for income-eligible individuals and families.

An eviction notice and/or a utility disconnection notice are required.

Hours
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Lydia Cardenas Send email
(210) 226-6178
Updated within the last 4 months.

We will seek out and encourage the Involvement, Engagement, and Patronage of the local San Antonio “Military City USA” Community, while also fostering a sense of Patriotism, Support, and Integration in providing the highest quality of Veterans Outreach, Interventions, Career and Educational Services for “ALL” our Veterans.

The V.O.I.C.E.S. of our Veterans will continue to “Break The Silence!”TM, as it relates to the Veterans Suicide Epidemic, or as we have coined the phrase and named it; “The Silent War!”

Click here for a full list of services

Free

Hours
Monday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

By Appointment
Alanna C Price
Updated within the last week