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Immediate assistance: If you need the immediate assistance of an attorney or have been served with an eviction or eviction notice, please reach out to your local Legal Aid Office or call the Texas Lawyers Referral Hotline at 1-800-252-9690.

Need help?

Do you need help with your housing? On this page, you’ll find resources related to accommodations, possible discrimination, and more.

Your rights

Do you know your basic housing rights? Visit our Know Your Housing Rights Resource Page for information.

Featured Resources

Renting an Apartment When You Are in Recovery

You may be protected from housing discrimination that is based on a criminal history that was a result of Opioid Use Disorder. Continue reading “Renting an Apartment When You Are in Recovery”

Asking Your Landlord for an Accommodation

You can ask your landlord to make reasonable accommodations (changes) if their policies or rules are making the symptoms of your disability worse. Continue reading “Asking Your Landlord for an Accommodation”

Letter to Landlord to Request Early Lease Termination

Do you need to request a reasonable accommodation to terminate your lease early? This easy-to-use tool will make a letter to send to your landlord requesting to end your lease early without any fines or penalties. Continue reading “Letter to Landlord to Request Early Lease Termination”

Handouts

How to Stop Your Landlord From Entering Your Home During COVID-19

Learn what you can do to stop your landlord from entering your home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading “How to Stop Your Landlord From Entering Your Home During COVID-19”

Stop Debt Collector Harassment with Accommodation Request Letter

This easy-to-use tool will make a letter to send to your landlord to stop debt collector harassment. Continue reading “Stop Debt Collector Harassment with Accommodation Request Letter”

Filing a Complaint: Possible Discrimination in Housing

Learn how to file a complaint with a government agency about possible discrimination or fair housing violations in Texas. Continue reading “Filing a Complaint: Possible Discrimination in Housing”

Protected: Asking Your Landlord to Stay In Housing Until Rent Relief Is Received – Temporarily Unavailable (Check Back Soon)

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Videos

OUD Recovery and Housing

If you are in recovery from Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), You may be facing problems getting into a place to live because of being in recovery or because of a criminal history related to past opioid use. This video explains some things you should know and you can do. Watch the video “OUD Recovery and Housing”