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Do you need help with your housing? On this page, you’ll find resources related to accommodations, possible discrimination, and more.

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Do you know your basic housing rights? Visit our Know Your Housing Rights Resource Page for information.

Featured Resources

Asking Your Landlord to Stay In Housing Until Rent Relief Is Received

If you’re behind on your rent and you’ve applied—or are planning to apply—for rent relief, our accommodation request letter may help you avoid eviction and stay in your housing until rent relief is received. Continue reading “Asking Your Landlord to Stay In Housing Until Rent Relief Is Received”

Avoid Eviction with a Rent Accommodation Request Letter

If you have unpaid rent, past due rent, or late rent after losing a job because of COVID-19, this easy-to-use tool will create a letter to send to your landlord to help you avoid eviction. Continue reading “Avoid Eviction with a Rent Accommodation Request Letter”

Handouts

How to Stop Your Landlord From Entering Your Home During COVID-19

Learn what you can do to stop your landlord from entering your home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading “How to Stop Your Landlord From Entering Your Home During COVID-19”

Stop Debt Collector Harassment with Accommodation Request Letter

This easy-to-use tool will make a letter to send to your landlord to stop debt collector harassment. Continue reading “Stop Debt Collector Harassment with Accommodation Request Letter”

Letter to Landlord to Request Early Lease Termination

Do you need to request a reasonable accommodation to terminate your lease early? This easy-to-use tool will make a letter to send to your landlord requesting to end your lease early without any fines or penalties. Continue reading “Letter to Landlord to Request Early Lease Termination”

Filing a Complaint: Possible Discrimination in Housing

Learn how to file a complaint with a government agency about possible discrimination or fair housing violations in Texas. Continue reading “Filing a Complaint: Possible Discrimination in Housing”