Furnished Rooms for Individuals Living Singly
New Hope Housing Properties are home to single adults with limited incomes. Each apartment has a private bath, microwave and refrigerator and comes fully furnished with a bed, nightstand, desk and storage space. Residents have access to a large community kitchen with dining area, coin-operated washers and dryers on site, library and television room with cable and free movies. New Hope is know for featuring attractive community areas and beautiful outdoor green spaces. Most properties have a business center with free access to faxes, computers and Internet. All properties are fully monitored with 24/7 front desk coverage. Rent range – $455-599 per month which includes free utilities and cable TV access. Security deposit and application fees apply.
- Be an adult who lives alone (regardless of marital status – no more than 1 person per unit
- Live on limited and/or fixed income (30% to 70% AMI defined as $13,000 to $28,000
- Have an income greater than 1.5 times the tenant’s portion of the rental amount
- Have means to pay rent (can be from employment income, social security benefits, or sponsorship through an outside agency or individual
- Pass a criminal background check
Click here for New Hope Housing Locations
Brigid’s Hope, A Program of the BEACON
1212 Prairie St.
Houston, TX 77002
Housing and supportive services for women ex-offenders who have been previously in a halfway house for 120 days and referred for transitional housing. The women receive the tools they need to become self-sufficient through a 12-month intensive program that offers each client a mentor, independent living and minimal structure.
De George at Union Station
1418 Preston Ave.
Houston, TX 77002
Single Residential Occupancy (SRO) permanent housing units for single men and women who are veterans and homeless. These units are open to all regardless of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disabled conditions or gender identification. Must have very low income. Emergency food pantry is available to residents in need. All rooms equipped with microwave, small fridge, and single bed furniture. Cable if available on a large screen television in the lobby area. Located downtown in the shadow of Minute Maid baseball stadium with easy access to the metro rail system.
Jackson Hinds Gardens
Houston, TX 77018
Single Residential Occupancy (SRO) units. Open to all. Must have very low income and proof of homelessness. A preference is given for applicants displaced by government action or presidential declared disasters. Staff 24 hours with limited access entry. Case management services and substance abuse counseling available. Coin-operated laundry facilities and on-site parking available.
San Jacinto Apartments
Large Single Residential Occupancy (SRO) with full size bath, stove, wood floors and available cable services. This is a gated and locked community for clients with disabilities. All applicants must have a letter signed by their doctor stating their disability and a letter by their case manager. Located centrally with easy access to metro rail and bus lines. No smoking in common areas.
People with Disabilities
Houston Center for Independent Living (HCIL) can help people with disabilities live independently. Services include disability awareness, peer-to-peer counseling and support, individual and systems advocacy, information and referral, independent living skills training and relation/transition community integration services and opportunities. Services are provided to persons with any disability and any age.
TTY Direct: 713-974-2703
Safe and secure low cost housing for men and women with special needs. All provide nutritious home-cooked meals and basic laundry service.
Helping the Neediest of People
3300 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77004
St. Joseph House – The Clubhouse is a restorative environment for people with mental illness that is designed to build self-esteem and self confidence.
A comprehensive program of vocational training and social adjustment is offered. Social and recreational activities are offered on evenings and weekends.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Located at 3307 Austin St.
Information for Seniors
If you need help for an older person or someone with disabilities, start with the CareConnection or call 877-393-1090. The CareConnection, Aging & Disability Resource Center specializes in locating both private and public services for older adults and individuals with disabilities of all ages. Their information and referral service is free to use.
Planning for your Senior Years
Personal Care Homes are private residences that offer personal care services and assistance for older adults or people with disabilities. These homes offer a smaller, more intimate setting to a small group of adults and provide lodging, meal services and assistance with activities of daily living. For a list of Houston Area Personal Care Homes, click here
A Place for Mom connects families to Senior Living. To connect with a community that fit your budget, choose a community based on desired amenities or find a residential care home with immediate openings, click here.
Retirementhomes.com provides a comprehensive senior living directory online.
To find Nursing facilities that accept Medicaid and/or Medicare in Houston, click here.
Affordable Housing For Seniors
Harris County Housing Authority (HCHA) (713) 578-2100 offers affordable housing opportunities for seniors. To apply, contact the leasing office to determine unit available.
See List of properties below.
3133 Cornerstone Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77014
1601 Louetta Rd.
Spring, TX 77388
Primrose at Heritage Park
10335 Old Bammel N. Houston Rd
Houston, TX 77086
Baybrook Park Retirement Center
500 W. Texas Avenue
Webster, TX 77598
503 West Road
Houston. TX 77038
Houston, TX 77015
9835 N. Sam Houston Pkwy E.
Humble, TX 77396
15331 Kuykendahl Rd.
Houston, TX 77090
Refugee Resettlement Services
The following list of agencies provides services to refugees to promote early self sufficiency and cultural adjustment.
Alliance for Multicultural Community Services
6440 Hillcroft St.
Houston, TX 77081
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
Houston, TX 77006
Chinese Community Center, A Multi-ethnic Organization
9800 Town Park Drive
Houston TX 77036
Chinese Seniors Association of Houston
402 Piney Point
Houston, TX 77023
Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston
3303 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002
Refugee Service of Texas, Inc.
6065 Hillcroft St., Suite 513
Houston, Texas 77081
YMCA International Services
6300 Westpark, Suite 600
Houston, TX 77057
For assistance with finding housing, please contact a Resource Navigator at 713-696-1998.
The City of Houston Department of Health and Human Services has developed a Community Re-Entry Network Program. The program consists of life skills training, substance abuse education, job development, basic needs referrals and case management, as well as peer support. New client orientation – Mondays at 8:00 am. Must have a photo ID and proof of income if you have any.
Located at Kashmere Multi-Service Center
4802 Lockwood Dr.
Houston, TX 77026
Listed below are additional resources:
Haven Place (Single women)
Contact: Carol Nunn 713-516-3527
Houston Launch Pad (men only)
Houston, TX 77006
Shay’s House (Single women)
5602 Hirsch Rd
Houston, TX 77026
Contact Rhonda Menard: 832-881-3193
Star of Hope Transitional Living Center
Houston, TX 77054
Turning Point Center (Single Men and Women 50 years and older)
1701 Jacquelyn Drive