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Posted on: June 4, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Rent, Mortgage, & Utility Assistance Program Available

Rent, Mortgage, and Utility Assistance program Available

The City of San Marcos encourages residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for utility, rent, and mortgage assistance. Funding for the program is available through a partnership between the City, Community Action, Inc. of Central Texas, and Blanco River Regional Recovery Team (BR3T) to help individuals and families navigating financial hardships caused by the pandemic.  

A total of $567,825 in Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus Response (CDBG-CV) funding was allocated by the San Marcos City Council to the assistance program including program design and administration. 

Eligible residents can receive up to three months of mortgage, rent, and utility assistance.  Applicants requesting funds must:

  • Live within the city limits of San Marcos
  • Have a past-due utility, rent, or mortgage notice
  • Provide proof of a financial hardship experienced because of COVID-19Applicants must certify no duplicate assistance is being received

Household income must be at or below 80% of the Area Median Income for Hays County. For example, the eligible income level for a four-person household is $79,100. 

Applications may be completed online at

For more information about the program email or call 512.356.0269. 

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