Housing Assistance


The largest cost for any family is housing. However for low income families, the cost of having safe, affordable and quality housing is typically twice their household income.

Panhandle Community Services provides safe, affordable, and quality housing opportunities through the Housing Choice Voucher Program (formally the Section 8 Voucher Program). The Program allows individuals and families to locate and select their own housing and use the voucher to pay for all or part of the rent. All housing units must pass a housing standard quality inspection prior to anyone moving into a unit. The unit maybe an apartment, house or mobile home based on the family’s housing needs.

Click for Utility Allowances in Potter & Randall Counties  

APPLICATION FOR HOUSING ASSISTANCE

Applications are pulled from the waiting list based on income, date, time, and other factors. Help with housing assistance is determined after applications are pulled and by eligibility criteria. 

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EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT (ESG) 

For Emergency Help with Rent - if you are homeless, facing homelessness, or fleeing from domestic violence, find the service center closest for an application or call 806-372-2531. 

TEXAS EMERGENCY MORTGATE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (TEMAP) 

Download the TEMAP application here (english) 

Download the TEMAP application here (spanish) 

For Emergency Help with Mortgage Payments - Please print the attached form and email to info@pcsvcs.org or fill out an application at the service center closest to you. For questions call 806-372-2531

Satisfaction Survey 

Please consider taking our client satisfaction survey. We will be drawing for a chance to win a $100 giftcard from those participating. 


Veteran's Affair Signature Housing (VASH)

To combat homelessness among veterans, Panhandle Community Services, in conjunction with the Veterans Administration has sixty housing vouchers for veterans.

Veterans must be approved by the VA prior to receiving a voucher. 

Interested Veterans must contact the Housing First Program at the VA for the application process. 

Amarillo VA Healthcare System is located at: 
6010 Amarillo Blvd. West, Amarillo 
(806) 355-9703 Ext 7755

Landlords & Tenants Corner

The following are resources for landloards.

Landlords may post available property at gosection8.com

Want to check your payments?   www.Hapcheck.com

What to be a HCV landlord? HCV Landlord Resources | HUD.gov 


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