Catholic Charities Rent Assistance: Houston Program To Help You Pay Your Rent

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Catholic Charities Rent Assistance: Houston Program To Help You Pay Your Rent

In this article, I will tell you about a non-profit organization called Catholic Charities that provides rental assistance in Houston.

Many people are struggling to pay their rent and utilities. You may be one of them, or you might know someone who is in a tough situation financially.

If either situation is true, the information in this community resources guide could be a huge help to you and your family. Continue reading to learn more about Catholic Charities and the rent and utility assistance they can potentially offer you.

What Is The Houston Catholic Charities Rental Assistance Program?

Catholic Charities rental and utility assistance program helps low-income residents in the greater Houston area to pay their rent and utility bills.

The organization provides financial assistance to people who have trouble paying their rent and utility bills if they are at risk of having their services disconnected. Individuals who have a disconnection notice can receive help paying their bills for a limited amount of time until they can afford it on their own.

Supportive Services Offered Through Catholic Charities In Houston

The following basic needs are services are offered through this Houston non-profit.

  • Help with unpaid rent
  • Assistance paying your utility bill
  • Immigration legal assistance services
  • Refugee services
  • Case management
  • Help to apply for government assistance programs like food stamps, Medicaid, and TANF

Harris County Recovery Assistance (Houston Catholic Charities $1500 Payments)

Currently, Catholic Charities is accepting applications for financial assistance if you have been impacted by COVID 19.

The Harris County Recovery Assistance program (managed by Catholic Charites) will offer one-time payments of $1,500 to eligible families. Catholic Charities plans to help 20,000 families with financial assistance in Houston.

This payment can be used for expenses like:

To qualify for this rental assistance program, you will need to live within Houston or either Harris County.

The deadline to apply for this program is Wednesday, August 11th. You can apply for this rent/utility assistance program by visiting

Catholic Charities Rental Assistance Applicaiton

To complete an application for help with rent, you will need to visit the Catholic Charities website.  On this page, you will find links to the Catholic Charities rent relief program, the eligibility requirements, and telephone number in the event you have questions. 


If you are currently having a financial hardship and need help paying bills consider contacting the Catholic Charities rent assistance program.

For more information about basic needs, financial assistance, or other Catholic Charities help programs in Houston, you can visit their website or call them at 713.526.4611.

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4 thoughts on “Catholic Charities Rent Assistance: Houston Program To Help You Pay Your Rent

  1. Herbert Jacobs Reply

    Hello I received a phone call from Carroll with Catholic Charities. I’ve been trying to reach out to her. However have been unsuccessful. Please Will someone help me with reaching her again?
    713-874-6743 is her number. Unreachable!

    • Nick Bryant Post authorReply

      Hi Herbert, if you’ve already tried calling the regular Catholic Charities phone number, try sending them an email to get in touch with that individuals. I dont work for Catholic Charities so I’m not familiar with Carroll. Here is the link to email someone with catholic charities in houston:

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