Department of Veterans Administration (VA) Office
6900 Almeda Road, Houston, TX 77030
Benefits Information: 1-800-827-1000
Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD): 1-800-829-4833
Loan Guaranty Information: 1-888-232-2571
Fisher House at the DeBakey VA Hospital
2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030
713 794-8095, Fax 713 794-7971
Services: A Fisher House™ is "a home away from home" for families of patients receiving medical care at major military and VA medical centers. These homes enable family members to be close to a loved one during the
hospitalization for an unexpected illness, disease, or injury. Eligibility and costs: Fisher Houses offer respite to the families of veterans who do not live within commuting
distance of a U.S. military hospital or VA medical center. Criteria established locally by hospital. There are no room fees at Fisher Houses operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Texas Veterans Land Board - Houston Outreach Office
6900 Almeda, Houston, TX 77030
713-383-2729; 1-800-252-VETS (8387)
Services: Provides Texas veterans with loans for land, housing, and home improvement.
The Veterans Housing Assistance Program (VHAP) provides financing up to $325,000 toward the purchase of a home to qualified Texas veterans.
The Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) will lend eligible Texas veterans up to $25,000 for up to 20 years on a fixedrate note to make substantial repairs to their existing primary residence. No down payment is required. The Texas
Veterans Land Board (VLB) will purchase the tract of land in which you are interested directly from the seller. The VLB then resells the land to you by a 30-year contract of sale.
Harris County Housing Resource Center (HRC)
8410 Lantern Point, Houston, TX 77054
Recorded telephone helpline at 713-578-2055 is available 24/7 in Spanish, Vietnamese, as well as English.
Services: HRC is a service of the Harris County Community Services Department. The Housing Resource Center is Harris County's first stop in housing programs and services. They have information on affordable housing and
community resources collected from all over Harris County, Texas. The mission of the Housing Resource Center is to aide the community in finding decent, safe, and affordable housing in a manner that promotes equal opportunity
and fair housing.
Harris County Community Services Department
8410 Lantern Point Drive, Houston, TX 77054
Hours: Monday—Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Eligibility: Please call for information Description: Down-payment Assistance Program (DAP) and Home Repair Program
Harris County Recovers
16602 Diana Lane
Houston, TX 77062
Description: In an effort to assist the community with disaster recovery, Harris County Community Services Department (HCCSD) has now launched the Harris County Recovers website: http://www.harrisrecovery.org/. This website will be updated
frequently with information regarding available disaster recovery programs. Please check the website regularly for additional information and news about how Harris County is helping to restore areas severely damaged by Hurricane Ike. For additional
information about Harris County recovery efforts, please visit the Harris County Community Services Department website (http://www.csd.hctx.net) for news, events, and quick links related to recovery and rebuilding. In addition, for affordable
Housing Community Development Department
601 Sawyer, Houston, TX 77007
Main: 713-868-8300; 713-522-HOME
Assisted Living Locators
8321 Sand Point Drive.
Houston, TX 77036
Patricia Sullens, LMSW, Undercare Advisor
877-534-1292; 281-204-3771 Cell, 713-513-5063 Fax
Eligibility: Seniors who require assistance with support services
Description: A no cost referral service for long-term care and senior housing options. An independent LMSW assesses the
needs of the client either by phone or in person to evaluate all aspects of care such as healthcare needs, social activities,
memory care, location and financial features to select an assisted living
U.S. VETS Residential Assistance– Houston; with two locations in Houston, http://www.usvetsinc.org/forvets/
The DeGeorge SRO at Union Station/ Veterans Health Care & Service Center
1418 Preston Avenue, Houston, TX 77002; 713-229-8122, 713-794-7533 Fax: 713-229-8648
4640 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002; 832-203-1626, Fax: 832-203-1630
Provides housing and program support for "formerly" homeless veterans in the downtown area.