Housing Channel is a local nonprofit agency with
HUD-certified housing advisors ready to assist struggling Tarrant County
residents with free services for housing retention and foreclosure prevention.
Services are available in English and Spanish. Discuss your financial situation
and meet directly with dedicated on-site staff and experienced housing advisors
to discuss your mortgage situation and options that may be available. Take your
first step on the road to recovery by contacting a Housing Channel advisor
Their housing advisors will work with you to: • Discuss
foreclosure alternatives • Identify potential solutions to keep your home •
Serve as your liaison to communicate directly with your mortgage servicer, especially with job lost due to covid.
Determine if you qualify for financial rental assistance due to job loss or job loss due to COVID-19;
Facilitate the application process to obtain available financial resources.
Identify potential solutions to keep your home;
Discuss foreclosure alternatives;
Serve as your liaison to communicate directly with your mortgage servicer.
The Housing Channel also offers free classes covering a range of topics related to successful homeownership. Classes are held at their Arlington and Ft Worth offices.
The City of Fort Worth Homebuyer Assistance Program (HAP can provide up to 20,000 in assistance for first-time homebuyers who qualify based on HUD income limits per household size.
Development Corporation of Tarrant County's Homebuyer Assistance Program (DCTC) provides up to 10,000 in property-specific downpayment assistance for buyers whose household incomes do not exceed 80% of the area median income.