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Jefferson County Rescue & Restore Public Service Announcement



September 5 12 A.M. to September 12 11:59 P.M.

Jefferson County Rescue & Restore Program Flyer

Jefferson County Rescue & Restore Application link is below. Please read TBRA program guidelines below BEFORE registering.

Serving Jefferson County, in Texas, prioritizing small cities with home repair assistance grants up to $25,000.00 (including program costs).

Assistance is available to elderly, disabled and senior families that reside in the cities of China, Cheek, Bevil Oaks, Hamshire, Fannett, Nome, Taylor Landing, Dowling, Labelle, Viterbo, Central Gardens, Beauxart Gardens, Nederland, Groves, Port Arthur and Beaumont. Applications are wait-list ordered and graded by a point system. Additionally, applicants must be at or below 80% of the Area Median Income (AMl)1 for Jefferson County, occupy the assisted property as the primary residence, and participate in a post purchase class for eligibility as well.

Rescue & Restore Rehab initiative funds provide the following services and hold the below mentioned requirements:

  • Repair of owner-occupied home.
  • Repair or roof replacement; flooring, electrical, plumbing, house-leveling, sewer repairs, ADA compliance ramps, and additional repairs if approved.
  • Applications are wait-list ordered and graded by a point system; All applicants must be the owner of the home and must show proof of ownership. If the application is not completed in its entirety, the application will be denied.

All assistance is appointment based. Intake specialists are available to assist potential clients with the application. Documents needed to apply for the program are listed below:

  • Driver’s License or valid ID; Social Security Card; Income for the last 2 months; Ownership of home (Deed)
  • Current 6 months of bank statements; Tax statements (must be current on taxes or on a current payment plan)


AMI % Number of Household Members
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
80 $43,650 $49,850 $56,100 $62,300 $67,300 $68,350 $73,050 $77,750

 2023 HUD issued Area Median Income Limits by family size.


How Can I Get on the Waiting List?

Applications will be made available on the Neighborly Portal on September 5, 2023 – September 12, 2023. Click below to apply:


Jefferson County Rescue & Restore Program is a program funded by the U.S. Department of the Treasury