Rent Subsidy grant


The Rent Subsidy Grant  is available to new business start-ups that want to open a new business  location, as well for established businesses that want to relocate or expand their  rentable space within the Downtown Corridor. Note that new or expanded businesses  will only be considered for the RSG within the first two years from being officially  opened for business. Ex: Business officially opened February 2019; the business will be  eligible to apply for the RSG from February 2019-February 2021. 

The San Benito EDC offers up to (50%) rent subsidy reimbursement of the monthly lease  amount worth up to six (6) months of rent with a maximum of $850 per month, and a  total not to exceed $5,000.00. 

Businesses must sign a minimum of a two (2) year lease  in a commercial space within the Downtown Corridor. 

Prospective businesses must be  open to the public at least six (6) days a week, minimum of eight (8) hours a day, and  open past 6:00 PM.

For more information, application package, or to schedule an appointment contact:

Victoria Padron, Economic Development Specialist

701 N. Bowie Street, San Benito, TX 78586

Phone: (956) 626-1350 | Email: