Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must live in the City of La Porte
  • Have a household income at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI)
    1. Total household income is based on documentation of current income, defined as the last 30 days
  • Financially impacted by COVID-19 (loss of job, reduced hours, reduction in pay, increased healthcare expenses, added childcare expenses, etc.) 
  • Not have received benefits from the following programs in 2020:
    • The Harris County Utility Assistance Program, or
    • The Harris County COVID-19 Forgivable Loan Program, or
    • The Harris County COVID-19 Relief Fund, or
    • The Harris County Direct Assistance Program, or
    • The Harris County Small Business Recovery Fund
  • May only apply for rent, mortgage, and utility assistance (excluding water*) related to one primary property
  • Be the primary mortgage holder on a single-family unit OR the tenant of any multi-family or single-family unit in La Porte.  Landlords of multi-family or single-family units should apply through the La Porte Cares Small Business Relief Fund.

80% Area Median Income* (AMI)

2020 Houston/The Woodlands/Sugar Land Region HUD Maximum Annual Household Income Limits*

If your household income is at or below the amounts in this table, then you meet the eligibility requirement for household income.

Household Size

Monthly Income

Annual Income

























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