Emergency Rental Assistance Program
The City of Fort Worth has partnered with Fort Worth Housing Solutions to disburse federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) funds to eligible households that are unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Similar assistance is available through other municipalities and the Texas Rent Relief Program. Duplicate assistance will not be provided.
Assistance may be available to landlords or their tenants when the tenant is at least two months behind on rent or utilities from March 13, 2020, the date of the federal COVID-19 disaster declaration, through Dec. 31, 2021, or until available funds are exhausted.
To apply, review the list of required documents below and register to begin your application HERE.
Applications may be submitted by either an eligible household or by a landlord on behalf of an eligible household within the city limits of Fort Worth, Texas. A landlord application must be approved by the head of the eligible household. In most cases, FWHS will allocate funds directly to landlords and utility service providers. If a landlord does not wish to participate, funds may be paid directly to the eligible household.