Rent Assistance

EOAC  

Services

  • Community Services: assists with utilities, rent, water, education, employment services, and weatherization of home.
  • Rent and Utility Assistance: security and utility deposits, rental assistance with eviction notices and first month’s rent.

Requirements:

  • Now accepting 2021 applications for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA). Fill out application either online or in-person.
  • For McLennan County residents ONLY.

Contact info:

  • 500 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76701
  • (254)753-0331, ext 260, ask for a Case Manager in Community Services
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Salvation Army

Services

  • Emergency housing: men, women, and families where possible.
  • Permanent housing: low income housing for elderly and disabled.
  • Rapid rehousing program: Assists with the first month’s rent and down payment.

Requirements:

  • Call and ask for Ms. Lindsey to do an assessment to see if eligible.

Contact info:

  • 4721 W. Waco Drive, Waco, TX 76710
  • (254)752-7261
  • Se habla Español

Caritas

Services

  • Rent, utilities, groceries, medication and transportation assistance through Intensive Case Management (ICM) and Texas Veterans Commissions (TVC) case management programs and emergency assistance program.
  • Can assist with rent when funding available.

Requirements:

  • To receive services from Caritas, please bring a picture identification card for all members of the household over 18, documentation for household members under 18 (e.g. birth certificate, school/immunization record)and proof of current address/current bill,.
  • Se habla Español
  • In the interview you will be registered with the system and given a Caritas/HMIS ID card.
  • *** helps with all electric providers, dependent on funding
  • Hours: 8:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday

Contact info:

  • 300 South 15th Street. Waco, TX 76701(corner of Mary and 15th)
  • (254) 753-4593

If you find any of this information is incorrect, please email LoveOthers@tricitiesministries.org

Updated and Verified 9/30/21