The Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) Program assists low-income families to move from homelessness to self-sufficiency by providing rental subsidies and case management support services.

At this time, the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) is focused on current HACA residents who are reporting income changes and need to adjust their rent payments.  Any emerging housing needs may be addressed through the Coordinated Entry Assessment administered by the Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO), a centralized process designed to coordinate program participant intake, assessment, and provision of referrals.  For more information on the TBRA program, visit the HACA website or call(512477-1314,

The Passages Program provides supportive case management services, while HACA subsidizes the rent of families with incomes at, or below, 50 percent of the Median Family Income.for one year. Interested applicants must contact a Passages case manager for a referral to HACA.

Passages Contact Information:

Rick Rivera
(512) 634-5919
Enrique_Rivera@uss.salvationarmy.org

For more information on the TBRA program, contact the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) at 512-477-1314.

Information about the assistance programs offered by the Housing Authority of the City of Austin is available here.