Fort Bend County has been allocated additional funding to assist households that are unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The County has established a new ERA program, in compliance with federal, state and local guidelines, to provide assistance to eligible households through this new rental assistance program.
If you are a Fort Bend County resident and meet income eligibility requirements, you are encouraged to apply for this program. The ERA Program will provide rent and/or utility assistance for up to twelve (12) months, or until funds are exhausted.
This a NEW program, therefore you must apply to be considered. Additional information can be found on the County’s website (www.fortbendcountytx.gov) and the program FAQs.
Applicants should complete the form below to enroll in the program. We encourage you to enroll on the website, if you are unable to enroll on the website you may call the program call center at 281-238-CARE (281-238-2273) and one of our call center representatives will assist you. You only need to enter the information once for your entire household. After your application is complete CLICK “SUBMIT.” After you submit you will receive a CONFIRMATION NUMBER, please keep this number for your records as you will need it for additional information.