Alamo Area Resource Center (AARC) provides short term rental, mortgage and utility assistance (STRMU), tenant-based rental assistance (TBRA), and housing case management for people living with HIV. AARC’s housing staff provides supportive services to enable clients to live independently and strengthen life skills.

Service Details


A short term intervention designed to prevent homelessness

Utility Assistance

Financial support with utilities as needed


Helps low-income households access affordable housing

Housing Case Management

Assistance with any housing needs or referrals

Contact Info / Get Started

If interested in receiving housing assistance and are an established AARC client, please reach out to or call (210) 625-7206 to schedule an appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to have income to get rental assistance?

No, as long as you are an established client with AARC and have a current lease you may be eligible.

Can I be working or have income and receive rental assistance?

Yes, you can.

Is rental assistance Permanent help?

Rental assistance is a transitional assistance program to gain self sufficiency.

How long does it take to get assistance?

Assistance can take up to 5 days if all eligibility documents are submitted this includes:

  • Agency Intake Documents
  • Current lease
  • W-9
  • Violence Against Women Act- VAWA ( if applicable)
  • Supporting documents showing emergency
  • Latest lab results
  • Income for all those in the household 18 yrs. & older

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