Rent / Mortgage (Shelter) Assistance

Below is the required documentation you will need to bring with you for Rent/Mortgage (Shelter) Assistance. Assistance is provided to residents of Fort Bend County who meet program guidelines.  Appointments required at both locations.  Fort Bend County does not pay utility deposits, rental deposits or any transferred bill from another address. If approved, only 1 (one) month will be paid. No late fees are paid.

Proof Of Identity

  • Bring a Social Security Card, Driver License or Photo I.D. for all persons that are sixteen (16) years old or older. Metal Social Security Cards are NOT acceptable.

Proof Of Income

  • Bring proof of the current income amount for the past month (30 days), for everyone in the household.
  • Bring last months pay stub if paid once a month, the last two pay stubs if paid twice a month and the last four pay stubs if paid weekly.

Proof Of Unemployment

  • If anyone in the household is eighteen (18) years old or older and is not in school and not employed, proof of unemployment is needed.
  • Must show proof by being registered with Gulf Coast Careers/Texas Workforce Commission or have a disability. Proof of disability is needed from doctor.

Proof Of Emergency

  • Bring in the Past Due Notice, or Eviction notice, or Delinquent notice, or Notice of Foreclosure or Notice from landlord.
  • Bring in proof (receipts) of all items paid out by you in the last thirty days.

Proof Of Residential Agreement

  • Bring signed Lease Agreement or written statement from Landlord; -OR- 
  • Bring current Mortgage Coupon Book or Statement coupon letter.