The Texas Eviction Diversion Program (TEDP) helps eligible Texas tenants, who are behind on their rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic and sued for eviction stay in their homes. It also provides landlords with an alternative to eviction. If both the tenant and landlord agree to participate and meet the TEDP requirements, the TEDP may provide up to six months of rental assistance.
- Maximum amount of rent the program will pay 120% of the Small Area Fair Market Rent (SAFMR) for Fair Market Rent (FMR).
- The maximum amount of contract rent for the unit cannot exceed 150% of the SAFMR or FMR.
Visit https://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/TEDP.htm for more information about the program and required documents.