For program information/eligibility requirements for home repairs and/or first time home buyers, contact the following:
City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department
601 Sawyer Street, Suite 400, Houston Texas 77007
Phone: (832) 394-6200
East Aldine District Home Repair Program
Habitat for Humanity
Certain programs, like that of Habitat for Humanity, allow you to substitute money for labor, by building your own home or helping others to build theirs. Find a listing of local contacts for this nonprofit at this section of their comprehensive website.
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development
Some of the information provided was obtained from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.