Housing Resources

What services does the housing department provide?

The housing department at Westbrook Clinic provides various housing services to persons in the community living with HIV.

Services offered include:

  • Utility assistance
  • Rental assistance
  • Mortgage assistance
  • Long term rental assistance
  • Security deposit assistance
  • Emergency hotel stays
  • Transitional Housing for homeless individuals

Services are funded by the use of HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS), Ryan White, and other funding resources.

How do I qualify for this assistance?

 The following must be met:

  • At least one person in the household must be living with HIV
  • Reside in Cameron, Hidalgo or Willacy County
  • Meet certain income restrictions (if applicable)
  • Demonstrate a need of assistance
  • Be compliant with current rental unit standards
  • Must apply with local housing authority under Section 8 or Low Income Housing

How long can I get housing assistance?

Housing assistance timelines are dependent on the service being received and other criteria. Please speak to a housing specialist for more detailed information about how long you can receive housing assistance, if eligible. All services are dependent on funding availability and eligibility.

 

Hidalgo County Housing Authorities

https://www.mcallenha.org/

https://edinburgha.org/

https://missionha.org/

https://cowha.org/

https://www.mercedes-ha.org/

https://pharrha.org/

https://donnaha.org/

https://lajoyahousing.org/

https://www.hidalgocha.org/en/index.html

 

Cameron County Housing Authorities

http://cchatx.org/

https://harlingenha.org/

https://sanbenitohousing.com/

 

Willacy County Housing Authority

https://www.willacycountyha.com/

 

Rio Grande Valley Shelters

https://lfrgv.org/

https://www.salvationarmytexas.org/mcallen/

http://redwagonministryandoutreach.org/

https://www.goodneighborsettlement.org/

https://www.familycrisisctr.org/

https://vhj.a23.myftpupload.com/emergency-shelter/

https://www.catholiccharitiesrgv.org/Home.aspx

https://cacost.org/programs/housing-stability-services-program/

 

Community Utility, Mortgage, and Rental Assistance

https://cacost.org/programs/ceap-utility-assistance/

https://hidalgocsa.org/

https://www.ahsti.org/selectassistance

https://cdcb.org/rental-assistance

https://www.salvationarmytexas.org/harlingen/

https://www.endeavors.org/temap/

https://www.proyectoazteca.org/

https://lfrgv.org/how-we-help/family-emergency-assistance/

 

Community Veterans Assistance Programs

https://hidalgocsa.org/bravo-zulu/

https://cacost.org/programs/veterans-services/

https://www.ttbh.org/mental-health-services/veteran-services

https://endeavors.org/veteran-services/

https://www.hidalgocounty.us/2783/Broken-Arrow-Grant