check us out on guidestarHousing Crisis Center’s mission is to prevent homelessness and to stabilize those at risk in decent, affordable, and permanent housing. We provide services designed to prevent homelessness, housing programs that give safety and shelter to those who need our help, and supportive services to our clients to help them address the issues that led contributed to them becoming homeless. More than 10,000 households rely on HCC for assistance each year.

4210 Junius Street
Dallas, TX 75246214.828.4244
Monday through Friday, 9 am -5 pm
Please note: We are only able to take clients that have been referred to us through area shelters and the Veteran’s Administration, and are not set up to take walk-ins. If you are having a housing-related legal problem, please consider attending one of our legal clinics.

Agency at a glance

The Housing Crisis Center (HCC) began in 1978 as the Dallas Tenants Association, providing free legal support to low income tenants. HCC now provides housing programs and services designed to prevent homelessness, provides secure housing for those who have been homelessness, and provides our clients with the skills to solve housing problems on their own in the future. More than 10,000 households rely on HCC for assistance each year.

  • It costs the Dallas taxpayer between $60K — $100K every year to support a chronically homeless person living on the streets (due to cycling through emergency shelters, hospitals, jail, etc.). HCC can house the same participant for $9K — $12K annually.
  • More than 80% of HCC program graduates are still safely housed a year after graduation.
  • 75% of our funding comes from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Additional funding comes from the United Way, local and national foundations, special events and contributions from individuals.
  • 88 cents out of every dollar goes directly to programs.

2013 Annual Report

Housing Crisis Center 2013 Annual Report Cover

Click here to download Housing Crisis Center’s 2013 Annual Report. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open this file.