Housing Resources

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Shelters/Temporary Housing

Austin Shelter for Women and Children 512-933-0600
Temporary shelter with support services for women.

Rathgeber Center for Families 737-256-6926
Temporary shelter for families experiencing homelessness.

LifeWorks 512-735-2100
Emergency shelter for minors experiencing homelessness 18 or younger still in care.

Casa Marianella 512-385-5571
*Currently full and not accepting new residents as of April 8, 2024. Casa Marianella provides temporary shelter, transitional housing, and more for immigrants, refugees & asylum seekers. Housing offered for families: Posada Esperanza or Abri Lumiere.

Affordable Housing Search

Austin Affordable Housing Map / español
A searchable map that asks for income and number of people in household to help find affordable housing.

AffordableHousing.com 561-416-5255
Find affordable housing properties.

Affordable Housing

LifeWorks 512-284-9369
Affordable housing units for youth and young adults enrolled in various LifeWorks housing programs. 

College Housing (cooperatives) 512-476-5678
Affordable student housing near UT Austin and Austin Community College.

ICC Austin (cooperatives) 512-476-1957
Affordable all-inclusive student housing.

Foundation Communities Housing 512-610-4010
Receive housing assistance for low to moderate-income individuals and families.

Community First! Village 512-328-7299
Permanent and supportive housing community for people coming out of homelessness.

Accessible Housing Austin! 512-640-7781
Accessible Housing Austin! provides housing to members of the disability community to ensure that housing is accessible, affordable, and integrated.

Housing Authority of the City of Austin Resources 512-477-4488
Find information on affordable low-income housing and how to apply for public and Section 8 housing.

Avoiding Eviction

The Blanco River Regional Recovery Team  512-522-4453‬
Rental and utility deposit assistance for residents of San Marcos and other housing financial supports (rental app fees, temporary hotel stays) in Hays, Blanco, and Caldwell Counties who are at risk of facing eviction.

Eviction Solidarity Network / español 512-348-7920 
Eviction resources, tenants rights and solidarity. 

BASTA Tenant Resourcesespañol
Eviction resources and tenant rights. 

Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid (TRLA)español 833-329-8752
Information on appealing an eviction. Video guide to evictions with extra resources.

Austin Tenants Council 512-474-1961
Free counseling to assist with rental housing concerns and disputes. 

Disaster Resources

BASTA Tenant Resources / español
What to do if a disaster affects your home.

Austin Resource Recovery 311
Essential services for community clean up like storm debris removal. Spanish and multilingual services available.

Austin Disaster Relief Network 512-806-0800
Support with basic needs for disasters or weather emergencies like house fires, floods, or storms.

Blanco Rover Regional Recovery Team 512-677-9701
Support for residents to recover from weather emergencies like floods, fire, and more. Spanish services available.

Catholic Charities of Central Texas 512-766-7111
Disaster response/weather emergency assistance program offering financial assistance, short-term emergency housing and rental assistance, and basic needs items. Spanish services available.

Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid (TRLA) 833-329-8752
Disaster/weather emergency legal resources. Tips for filing insurance claims, applying for FEMA Disaster Assistance, and accessing SBA Disaster Loans for individuals and businesses.

Resources for Texans
List of resources that may become available after a disaster such as basic needs and information from city departments and community organizations.


Cold Weather

The City of Austin Cold Weather Shelter Hotline 512-972-5055
The City of Austin’s shelter hotline will update when/if emergency temperature criteria have been met.

COA Cold Weather Shelter Activation Information
Shelter for anyone seeking a warm place. Registration for shelter takes place between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at One Texas Center (OTC), 505 Barton Springs Rd when shelters are activated.
Bus Lines: 1, 7, 10, 20, 30, 105, 142, 801
Reminder: Fares will not be required if taking CapMetro to OTC.

COA Warming Centers Map 
Map of locations to keep warm in during regular business hours. Please call or check their respective websites for hours and confirm their status before arriving. Please note these sites are Warming Centers and NOT Warming Shelters. Sites on this map are for temporary relief and are not intended for overnight sheltering. 

LifeWorks 512-473-9125
Shelter for 26 or younger experiencing homelessness when the city activates a Cold Weather Shelter.

These resources are for the convenience of our community and do not represent sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of any agency or service. For assistance accessing resources contact [email protected].

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