Texas Home Living (TxHmL)

What is TxHmL?

TxHmL provides selected essential services and supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in their family homes or their own homes.

Provider Communications

Click here for news, information letters (ILs) and provider letters (PLs).


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  • Explanation of the TxHmL program brochure explains the types of services and supports provided to Texas with developmental disabilities or a related condition so they can continue to live with their families or in their own homes. PDF in English | PDF in Spanish
  • Your Rights in the Texas Home Living Program explains the rights and privileges consumers have when receiving services through the program. PDF in English | PDF in Spanish

Regulatory Comment Card Survey

Statutes and Rules



Other Rules and Statutes

HB 3720

Review Tools and Forms

Additional Resources

IDD and PI Quarterly Webinars


Information & Provider Letters

Case-sensitive. Use commas to separate multiple entries.
Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
Number Title/Notes Date Published
IL 2023-06 In-Home Day Habilitation Information for Program Providers for COVID-19

Note: Replaces IL 2022-55

IL 2023-07 Implementation of Individualized Skills and Socialization
PL 2023-02 Lettering System for Scope and Severity Matrix
IL 2023-03 Individualized Skills and Socialization Automatic Service Authorizations and Electronic Visit Verification
IL 2023-01 Payment Rates for Individualized Skills and Socialization Services in the DBMD, HCS, and TxHmL waiver programs Effective January 1, 2023

Note: Replaces IL 2022-56

IL 2022-58 2022 Cost Report and 2022 or 2023 Accountability Report Training Information
PL 2022-32 Blackboard Connect Emergency Communication System
IL 2022-52 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Provider Retention Payments Attestation and Reporting Requirements
IL 2022-53 Requirements for Providers Seeking to Deliver New Individualized Skills and Socialization Services
IL 2022-46 Information Letter No. 2022-46 (Revised) Payment Rates for Financial Management Services Agencies Effective September 1, 2022