Apply for Homeowner Assistance Fund Grant to Catch Up on Bills

Assistance for Bexar County Homeowners

Time is Running Out

Bexar County residents facing financial strain from the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have a limited window to apply for crucial aid. Albert Uresti, Bexar County Tax Assessor-Collector, issued a pressing notice that the Homeowner Assistance Fund grant program is on the brink of closure, with only two to four weeks remaining before shutdown.

Act Now to Secure Assistance

With uncertainty looming over the availability of funds, Uresti urges eligible homeowners to seize this opportunity without delay. Applications must be submitted promptly through the Texas Homeowner Assistance online portal to be considered for aid.

What’s at Stake?

The program offers a lifeline to struggling homeowners, covering delinquent property taxes, mortgages, and utility bills. Eligible expenses include past-due mortgage payments, property taxes, insurance, homeowner association fees, and utility payments. With grants up to $65,000 per household, including $10,000 for utility assistance, this initiative aims to alleviate financial burdens exacerbated by the pandemic.

Unprecedented Federal Aid

Administered under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the Homeowner Assistance Fund provides grants that do not require repayment, offering a unique opportunity for homeowners to stabilize their finances without accumulating debt.

Bexar County’s Leading Role

Bexar County has been a trailblazer in disbursing aid, with over $70 million distributed to more than 7,000 households since the program’s inception. Uresti emphasizes the county’s commitment to keeping families in their homes, citing Bexar County’s leading position in property tax assistance statewide.

How to Apply

Applicants must provide essential documentation, including identification, proof of occupancy, and income statements, through the Texas Homeowner Assistance online portal. For those needing assistance with the application process, in-person support is available at the downtown Tax Office from Tuesday to Friday.

Seize the Opportunity

Time is of the essence for Bexar County homeowners to access this vital support. Don’t miss out on this unprecedented opportunity for assistance. Act now to secure your financial stability and keep your home. Visit the program’s website or contact Texas Homeowner Assistance for more information.

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