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ERAP is Now Paused

Travis County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is not accepting new applications at this time. Please monitor this website for updates should additional funding become available.

In the meantime, you may want to contact Texas 2-1-1. It is a free social service hotline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Texas 2-1-1 is a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Call 2-1-1, or (877) 541-7905, or go to www.211texas.org.

Existing applicants may use the Applicant Portal to upload requested documents.

If you need assistance, call the Client Call Center at (512) 677-6070. Assistance through the Call Center is available in multiple languages, including Spanish.

Eviction Moratorium

Travis County Judge Andy Brown has signed County Judge Order No. 2021-10 Relating to Notices to Vacate, Eviction Proceedings in response to COVID-19. This order extends the prohibition of eviction proceedings with some exceptions through December 31, 2021, unless terminated or modified by a subsequent order.

Additionally, the Travis County Justices of the Peace signed an order that also addresses eviction proceedings.

Other Resources

Texas 2-1-1 is a free social service hotline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Texas 2-1-1 is a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Call 2-1-1, or (877) 541-7905 or go to www.211texas.org.

Mortgage and Utility Assistance

Travis County also offers assistance for mortgage and utility (electric, gas, etc.) payments.

Follow these steps to apply:

  • Choose a community center. You do not have to choose a community center that’s in your neighborhood.
  • Fill out the online application. The application is available in English and Spanish.
  • If you need a paper copy of the application, call a community center. They can mail or fax you an application.

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Sherri Fleming,
County Executive

HHS Divisions

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TAX RATE: TRAVIS COUNTY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.5 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $10.39.

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