CHAMP - Critical Housing Accessibility Modification Program


A home modification and home repair program for people with disabilities and low income families.




What can CHAMP do for me?

Through home modifications, CHAMP provides people with disabilities and low income families the opportunity to enjoy a safe, barrier free home in the community. Home modifications can include building a ramp, installing grab bars, widening doors and more

How Can I Qualify?

ESCT has three funding sources for the CHAMP program from the City of Austin, Texas Veterans Commission and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.  Applicants living within the City of Austin city limits must be below 80% of the area median income, have a clear title of the house, and provide evidence of home insurance to be eligible for home repairs and home modifications.

Applicants seeking only accessibility modifications and live outside the city limits but within one of the counties listed below must have a documentable disability or have a family member with a disability. Applicants must be at or below 80% of the area median income.  In order to qualify, the house must pass an inspection to verify no health and safety issues are present.  

Honorably discharged veterans or their spouse living within the Austin city limits or within one of the counties listed below may apply for the Housing for Texas Heroes Program. Applicants must have a verifiable disability with the USVA or be at or below 80% of the area median income.

Applicants must reside in:

  • Bastrop
  • Blanco
  • Burnet
  • Caldwell
  • Fayette
  • Hays
  • Llano
  • Lee
  • Travis
  • Williamson

What If I Have Questions or Want To Apply?

Contact Easterseals Community and Housing Services -  512-615-6820 

Para información en español, favor de llamar al 512-615-6820

CHAMP is a program of Easterseals Central Texas

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“This program is supported by a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance provides grants to organizations serving veterans and their families.”  For more information, visit

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