The CEC owns 3 multi-family communities and several single family homes throughout the Northeast Tarrant County area. We are currently focused on using our properties to help those individuals or families who have experienced a recent financial crisis that has put their housing at risk.

To answer that need we have created the Housing PLUS program.

Housing PLUS is a coaching program that may include a rental subsidy and other income supports for up to one year. While in the program, participants will be connected to an Employment and Financial Coach to explore opportunities to increase earning potential and address barriers to financial stability. Participants work together with their Coach to develop strategies to acquire savings, reduce unnecessary debt, improve job skills and/or gain additional education. Housing PLUS offers tools, resources and accountability to help participants achieve success. Our emphasis on “PLUS” aims to educate participants in meaningful ways and fortify them with the tools they need to design a future of financial freedom. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willing to live in NE Tarrant County and must have a car.
  • Employed, full time, for at least 3 months and be able to pay a portion of rent.
  • Willing to participate in one year coaching program and agree to follow guidelines and expectations.
  • Eviction history and criminal background considered on case by case basis.

Income Limits (program is designed for those earning 60% or less of Area Median Income [AMI]):

  • One person < $33,960
  • Two people < $38,820
  • Three people < $43,680

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If you think you are eligible for the CEC’s Housing PLUS program, please complete the form below and a CEC Housing Specialist will contact you.