HATC Awarded $294,030 in Mainstream Vouchers to Support Nonelderly Persons with Disabilities and Their Families

Nov 14, 2019 · News Release

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that the Housing Authority of Travis County (HATC) was awarded 30 additional Mainstream Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) with a total amount of $294,030 in federal funds.

“We are thrilled to have received these additional Mainstream Vouchers and we are eager to continue to help persons with disabilities and their families live in the most integrated setting,” said Patrick B. Howard, CEO and Executive Director.

The Mainstream Voucher Program provides federal rental assistance to non-elderly people with disabilities, between ages 18 and 61, who have a verifiable disability and are transitioning out of institutional or other segregated settings; currently experiencing homelessness; previously experienced homelessness and currently a client in a permanent supportive housing or rapid rehousing project; or those at risk of experiencing homelessness.

“The Mainstream Voucher Program waiting list is expected to open in late January 2020 and the HCV team is ready to get these vouchers into the hands of eligible households,” said Christina Montes, Director of Voucher Programs and Homeless Initiatives.

To reach HATC by email regarding the wait list, send your email to: [email protected].

HATC embraces the mission of “preserving and developing affordable housing, and vibrant communities to enhance the quality of life for all”.