Rental Assistance


Dallas College has partnered with United Way and the city of Dallas to provide rental assistance for currently enrolled Dallas College students whose households have been impacted by COVID-19.

Eligibility Requirements



To be eligible for rental assistance, you must:

  • Be currently enrolled as a student at Dallas College
  • Live in the City of Dallas, with a zip code beginning with 752 *
  • Be impacted by COVID-19
  • Meet all additional eligibility guidelines listed in the pre-qualification form (link below)

* Don't live in a ZIP Code beginning 752? Complete the Student Care Form to be matched with other community services for rental assistance.

Not Eligible

The following persons are not eligible:

  • Those living in public housing or using Section 8 housing vouchers
  • Families living in units owned by their immediate family members
  • City of Dallas employees

Need help with paying rental late fees, mortgages or utility bills? Complete the Student Care ​Form to be matched with community services that offer these resources.

Pre-Qualify Now

Ready to see if you are eligible? Complete the pre-qualification form. A Student Care Coordinator will contact you to discuss the final steps of the application process.

Please note that applying for Rental Assistance does not guarantee funding.


Community Resources

View our Quick Resource Guide for a quick list of helpful resources in Dallas and surrounding counties. Additional resources may be found through My Community Services or 211 Texas.

Contact Us

If you have questions about shelter assistance or rental assistance, please call 972-669-6400​ and ask for the Basic Needs and Community Connections or email