Garland Housing Authority
210 Carver Drive, #201B
Garland, Collin County, TX

972-205-3393

Waiting List Status: Closed


The Garland Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is currently closed.

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1,526

Section 8 Vouchers

No units

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Section 8

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Garland Housing Authority
210 Carver Drive, #201B
Garland, Collin County, TX

972-205-3393

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Garland Housing Authority administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 1,526 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Garland Housing Authority is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Garland Housing Authority is among the 14% of Texas housing authorities that only offer Section 8 voucher assistance. If there are any public housing units available in the target area, those units are administered by another housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Garland Housing Authority scored an average of 91 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2004 and a low score of 70 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Texas is 74.11.

Garland Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Texas housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Garland Housing Authority.

Approved Plan PDF Document
7/25/12 Plan
7/26/11 Plan
7/27/10 Plan
7/24/09 Plan
12/14/07 Plan
8/10/06 Plan
9/21/05 Plan
9/20/04 Plan
9/20/04 Plan
1/14/03 Plan
9/4/01 Plan
10/20/00 Plan