|(a) The individual requesting TLC funds, or the authorized
representative acting on the individual's behalf, will be notified if the
individual's name is placed on an interest list because funds are not available
at the time of the request.
(b) The individual requesting TLC funds, or the authorized
representative, will receive written notification after a decision has been
made regarding eligibility for TLC benefits. If the individual is determined
eligible, the written notice states the amount of the benefits the individual
(c) The individual who has been notified of the eligibility
decision regarding TLC funds may request a hearing to appeal the denial of
eligibility or the amount of benefits, if the benefits are less than the maximum
benefit of $2,500 and if the request is made within 90 days of the date of
notification of the eligibility decision.
(d) If an individual is denied TLC funds because they receive
housing for which TLC rental assistance is not required, or receive subsidized
housing from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Texas
Department of Housing and Community Affairs, a local public housing authority,
or other program providing housing or rental assistance, the denial will not
be affected by an appeal.
(e) The maximum funds available for all approved transition
expenses to an individual under the TLC program is $2,500, with no additional
funds available even if an individual files an appeal.