Bexar County residents behind on mortgages, property taxes encouraged to apply for assistance grants

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COVID-19 affected many homeowners during the pandemic, causing some to fall behind on mortgage payments and property taxes. Bexar County Tax Assessor Alex Uresti announced the county's new federal funding that could assist those still feeling the impact. On Tuesday, Uresti announced the $11.6 million in assistance grants awarded through the Homeowners Assistance Fund. The public is encouraged to apply for the federal grant program. Individuals can get up to $25,000 to help pay back taxes and up to $65,000 for late mortgage payments.