Weatherford Housing Authority
1125 West Oak Street
Weatherford, Parker County, TX


Section 8 Waiting List Status: Open Indefinitely

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Weatherford Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on September 28th, 2016.

Please note: The Weatherford Housing Authority covers Parker County, TX.

The Weatherford Housing Authority (WHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

Please note: This waiting list has a preference. This means that applicants who qualify for this preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of this preference, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the pre-application online here.
  2. Send a letter with your address printed to the WHA office, located at 1125 West Oak Street, Weatherford, TX 76086, to request a pre-application be mailed to you.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be:

  1. Hand delivered to the WHA office, located at 1125 West Oak Street, Weatherford, TX 76086.
  2. Faxed to the WHA office at (817) 594-8504.
This waiting list has the following preference: Residents of Parker County.

Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information.

For more information, visit the WHA website, or call the office at (817) 596-0300.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Weatherford Housing Authority administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 518 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Weatherford Housing Authority is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Weatherford Housing Authority is among the 15% 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 (, 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, Weatherford Housing Authority scored an average of 91 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2009 and a low score of 85 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Texas is 74.11.

Weatherford 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 (, 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 Weatherford Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 8/25/10 Plan
2007 8/16/07 Plan
2006 2/1/07 Plan
2005 11/22/06 Plan
2004 9/20/04 Plan
2003 9/20/04 Plan
2002 11/5/02 Plan
2001 8/16/01 Plan
2000 11/6/00 Plan