For program information/eligibility requirements for home repairs and/or first time home buyers, contact the following:
Home Repair | Housing and Community Development Department (houstontx.gov)
2100 Travis Street, 9th Floor, Houston Texas 77002
Phone: (832) 394-6200
East Aldine District Home Repair Program
Habitat for Humanity
Certain programs, such as 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.
Single Family Housing Repair Loans & Grants in Texas | Rural Development (usda.gov)
Some of the information provided was obtained from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.