THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
Ken Paxton

Rent and Relocation

Victims of domestic or family violence that occurred on or after June 19, 1999, or victims of sexual assault occurring in their place of residence on or after September 1, 2001, may receive one-time-only assistance with rental and moving expenses.

Relocation expenses are available as a one-time award of up to $3,800 ($2,000 for relocation expenses and up to $1,800 for rental expenses). This benefit provides victims of family violence and victims of sexual assault in their residence with funds to pay for moving expenses, utility deposits, moving vans, and rent.

In order to assist individuals seeking this benefit, forms in both English and Spanish are available below to download and print. Upon completion of the entire packet of forms, mail completed forms to:

Crime Victim Services Division - CVC Program
Office of the Attorney General - MC011
PO Box 12198
Austin, TX 78711-2198

Make sure that all required signatures are included.

Relocation Packet Information (English and Spanish)
English Spanish
Instructions for Relocation/Rental Expenses - English Instructions for Relocation/Rental Expenses - Spanish
Relocation and Rental Assistance Acknowledgment - English Relocation and Rental Assistance Acknowledgment - Spanish
Relocation Expense Worksheet - English Relocation Expense Worksheet - Spanish
Payment Affirmation - English Payment Affirmation - Spanish
Letter of Intent - English N/A
Certification Letter for Victim of Family Violence Waiver for Electric and Telephone Service Deposit - English Certification Letter for Victim of Family Violence Waiver for Electric and Telephone Service Deposit - Spanish
Texas Retail Electric Providers - English Texas Retail Electric Providers - Spanish
Dominant Certificated Telecommunications Utilities - English Dominant Certificated Telecommunications Utilities - Spanish
Waiver of Gas Service Deposit Letter for Victim of Family Violence - English Waiver of Gas Service Deposit Letter for Victim of Family Violence - Spanish