Harris County


Home Repair Assistance

The Harris County Home Repair Program will provide financial assistance in the form of a grant or deferred payment loan to qualified homeowners under the following categories:

Minor Repair:

Provides assistance for minor home repairs for qualified housing including, but not limited to roof repair/replacement, handicap accessibility improvements, mechanical, electrical, weatherization, and plumbing improvements.  To be eligible, an applicant must be 62 years or older, or have a household with a disabled person at the time of application.

Major Rehabilitation/Reconstruction Category:
In certain designated revitalization areas, up to $80,000 for major rehabilitation or up to $135,000 for reconstruction.  The funding assistance is in the form of a grant or interest only loan depending on the applicant’s income.  Various rules apply based on individual circumstances.

Health and Safety Improvements Category:
Health and Safety Improvements Category – provides funding for repairing and/or replacing water wells and septic systems that are not functioning or have received health safety violation citations.  To be eligible, there is no age limit but all other eligibility requirements must be met. The property must be located outside the cities of Houston, Pasadena or Baytown and within the unincorporated area of Harris County or within cooperative cities of Deer Park, Galena Park, Humble, Jacinto City, Katy, LaPorte, Morgan’s Point, Seabrook, Shoreacres, South Houston, Tomball and Webster.

For eligibility requirements or to view the brochure, click English, Spanish

NewNote:  Due to limited funding and a large demand of applicants, we are unable to accept applications at this time.  Please check back frequently for status change.  

To apply, complete an application and verification forms and mail them to the address below.  You can also call
713-578-2059 and request an application be mailed to you.

Harris County Community Services Department
Attention:  Home Repair Program
8410 Lantern Point Drive
Houston, Texas 77054

Home Repair Application
Verification forms
Policies and Procedures
Service Area Zip Codes
Minimum Acceptable Standards for Residential Acquisition, Construction and Rehabilitation