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Emergency Household Assistance Program – CARES Act

The City of Fort Worth Neighborhood Services Department is accepting applications for several programs designed to assist residents with housing and other household expenses resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak.

Available funding programs include:


Applications for the Coronavirus Relief Fund and Community Services Block Grant programs are being accepted online.


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It is very important to fill out this application accurately for faster processing.


COVID-19 Relief Funding Allocations

The U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department has awarded the City of Fort Worth more than $6.8 million to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds may be used for a variety of emergency and support services for low- and moderate-income residents. All funds must be used to prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus.

The City of Fort Worth Neighborhood Services Department will oversee allocation of these relief funds. City Council approved the following funding recommendations on May 19, 2020 (Tier I) and June 23, 2020 (Tier II):


Other CARES Act funding for housing will be made available through partner agencies in October.