Specialized Housing

Furnished Rooms for Individuals Living Singly

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New Hope Housing Properties are home to single adults with limited incomes. Each apartment has a private bath, microwave and refrigerator and comes fully furnished with a bed, nightstand, desk and storage space.  Residents have access to a large community kitchen with dining area, coin-operated washers and dryers on site, library and television room with cable and free movies.  New Hope is know for featuring attractive community areas and beautiful outdoor green spaces.  Most properties have a business center with free access to faxes, computers and Internet.  All properties are fully monitored with 24/7 front desk coverage.  Rent range – $455-599 per month which includes free utilities and cable TV access.  Security deposit and application fees apply.

Requirements:  

  • Be an adult who lives alone (regardless of marital status – no more than 1 person per unit
  • Live on limited and/or fixed income (30% to 70% AMI defined as $13,000 to $28,000
  • Have an income greater than 1.5 times the tenant’s portion of the rental amount
  • Have means to pay rent (can be from employment income, social security benefits, or sponsorship through an outside agency or individual
  • Pass a criminal background check

Click here for New Hope Housing Locations


Brigidshope

Brigid’s Hope, A Program of the BEACON
1212 Prairie St.
Houston, TX 77002
713-220-9737

Housing and supportive services for women ex-offenders who have been previously in a halfway house for 120 days and referred for transitional housing.  The women receive the tools they need to become self-sufficient through a 12-month intensive program that offers each client a mentor, independent living and minimal structure.


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De George at Union Station
1418 Preston Ave.
Houston, TX 77002
713-224-1418
Email:  Lynda_greene@yahoo.com

 

Single Residential Occupancy (SRO) permanent housing units for single men and women who are veterans and homeless.  These units are open to all regardless of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disabled conditions or gender identification.  Must have very low income.  Emergency food pantry is available to residents in need.  All rooms equipped with microwave, small fridge, and single bed furniture.  Cable if available on a large screen television in the lobby area.  Located downtown in the shadow of Minute Maid baseball stadium with easy access to the metro rail system.


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Jackson Hinds Gardens
607 Thornton
Houston, TX 77018
713-697-7711
Email:  jacksonhindsgarden@hotmail.com
Single Residential Occupancy (SRO) units.  Open to all.  Must have very low income and proof of homelessness.  A preference is given for applicants displaced by government action or presidential declared disasters.  Staff 24 hours with limited access entry.  Case management services and substance abuse counseling available.  Coin-operated laundry facilities and on-site parking available.


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San Jacinto Apartments
713-650-0306
Email:  sanjacintoapts@sbcglobal.net

 

Large Single Residential Occupancy (SRO) with full size bath, stove, wood floors and available cable services.  This is a gated and locked community for clients with disabilities.  All applicants must have a letter signed by their doctor stating their disability and a letter by their case manager.  Located centrally with easy access to metro rail and bus lines. No smoking in common areas.


 

 

People with Disabilities

Houston Center for Independent Living (HCIL) can help people with disabilities live independently.  Services includehcil-logo disability awareness, peer-to-peer counseling and support, individual and systems advocacy, information and referral, independent living skills training and relation/transition community integration services and opportunities.  Services are provided to persons with any disability and any age.

Voice/TTY:  713-974-4621
TTY Direct:  713-974-2703
hcil@neosoft.com


Magnificat Houses, Inc.

Homeless_ManSafe and secure low cost housing for men and women with special needs.  All provide nutritious home-cooked meals and basic laundry service.

Helping the Neediest of People
3300 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77004
713-520-0461
Email:  request@magnificathouses.net


St. Joseph House
– The Clubhouse is a restorative environment for people with mental illness that is designed to build ClubhouseNoTextself-esteem and self confidence.
A comprehensive program of vocational training and social adjustment is offered. Social and recreational activities are offered on evenings and weekends.

 

Open:  Mon-Fri 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Located at 3307 Austin St.
Phone 713-523-5958.
Email:  sjh.clubhouse@gmail.com


Information for Seniors

ADRC-Logo-navcolIf you need help for an older person or someone with disabilities, start with the CareConnection or call 877-393-1090.  The CareConnection, Aging & Disability Resource Center specializes in locating both private and public services for older adults and individuals with disabilities of all ages.  Their information and referral service is free to use.

 


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Planning for your Senior Years

 

Personal Care Homes are private residences that offer personal care services and assistance for older adults or people with disabilities.  These homes offer a smaller, more intimate setting to a small group of adults and provide lodging, meal services and assistance with activities of daily living.   For a list of Houston Area Personal Care Homes, click here
A Place for MomA Place for Mom connects families to Senior Living.  To connect with a community that fit your budget, choose a community based on desired amenities or find a residential care home with immediate openings, click here.

Retirementhomes.com provides a comprehensive senior living directory online.

To find Nursing facilities that accept Medicaid and/or Medicare in Houston, click here.


Affordable Housing For Seniors

Harris County Housing Authority (HCHA) (713) 578-2100 offers affordable housing opportunities for seniors.  To apply, contact the leasing office to determine unit available.  

See List of properties below.

Cornerstone Village
3133 Cornerstone Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77014
281-880-0100

Louetta Village
1601 Louetta Rd.
Spring, TX 77388
281-350-1540

Primrose at Heritage Park
10335 Old Bammel N. Houston Rd
Houston, TX 77086
832-249-6290

Baybrook Park Retirement Center
500 W. Texas Avenue
Webster, TX 77598
281-332-6262

Waterside Court
503 West Road
Houston. TX 77038
281-447-0594

Magnolia Estates
101 Normandy
Houston, TX 77015

Sierra Meadows
9835 N. Sam Houston Pkwy E.
Humble, TX 77396
281-441-3999

Cypresswood Estates
15331 Kuykendahl Rd.
Houston, TX 77090
281-580-3333


Refugee Resettlement Services

The following list of agencies provides services to refugees to promote early self sufficiency and cultural adjustment.

 

Alliance for Multicultural Community Services
6440 Hillcroft St.
Houston, TX 77081
713-776-4700
Email:  info@allianceontheweb.org

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
2900 Louisiana
Houston, TX 77006
713=874-6538

Chinese Community Center, A Multi-ethnic Organization
9800 Town Park Drive
Houston TX 77036
713-271-6100
Email:  info@ccchouston.org

Chinese Seniors Association of Houston
402 Piney Point
Houston, TX 77023
713-461-5821

Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston
3303 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002
713-533-4900

Refugee Service of Texas, Inc.
6065 Hillcroft St., Suite 513
Houston, Texas 77081
713-644-6224

YMCA International Services
6300 Westpark, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77057
713-339-9015


Ex-Offenders

For assistance with finding housing, please contact a Resource Navigator at 713-696-1998.

The City of Houston Department of Health and Human Services has developed a Community Re-Entry Network Program.  The program consists of life skills training, substance abuse education, job development, basic needs referrals and case management, as well as peer support.  New client orientation – Mondays at 8:00 am.  Must have a photo ID and proof of income if you have any.

Located at Kashmere Multi-Service Center
4802 Lockwood Dr.
Houston, TX 77026
832-393-5467
Email:  hdhhs.reentry@houstontx.gov


 

 

Listed below are additional resources:

Haven Place (Single women)
Contact:  Carol Nunn 713-516-3527

Houston Launch Pad (men only)
713-661-8882

Moe’s Place
2004 Crocker
Houston, TX 77006
832-752-4138

Shay’s House (Single women)
5602 Hirsch Rd
Houston, TX 77026
Contact Rhonda Menard:  832-881-3193

Star of Hope Transitional Living Center
6801 Ardmore
Houston, TX 77054
713-748-7242

Turning Point Center  (Single Men and Women 50 years and older)
1701 Jacquelyn Drive
713-957-0099