Advocating for and pursuing affordable housing opportunities for the maximum number of low-income individuals and families in Arlington.

Homeless Services :: Supportive Housing Program

The Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) program, formerly known as the Shelter Plus Care (SPC) program, is a Federally funded program regulated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), managed and operated in Arlington by the Housing Authority of the City of Arlington (AHA).

The purpose of the PSH program is to provide permanent housing in connection with supportive services to homeless persons with disabilities and their families.

Primary Target Populations Include Persons With:

  • Serious mental illness
  • Chronic problems with alcohol and / or drugs
  • HIV / AIDS

Program Goals Include:

  • Residential Stability
  • Increased skill level and or income
  • Greater self determination

The PSH program Operations Summary in Arlington:

Program # of Households Grant Start Grant End Funding
Project Based 6 08/01/2016 07/31/2017 $60,208
At Large 15 05/01/2016 04/30/2017 $141,052
Chronically Homeless 4 09/01/2016 08/30/2017 $32,267
TOTALS 25     $233,527

Criteria for Eligibility:

Generally, homeless persons are referred to the AHA for participation in the PSH program by agency partners such as the Mental Health – Mental Retardation of Tarrant County.

For More Information, Contact:

Ph:   817-276-6713
Fax: 817-962-1260