Beaumont Housing Authority

1890 Laurel
Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas 77701
(409) 951-7200

Beaumont Housing Authority is a public housing agency in Beaumont, Texas that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Family Self-sufficiency programs. As of May 25th, 2019, Beaumont Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Beaumont Housing Authority serves Beaumont.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Indefinitely
Beaumont Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Beaumont Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: Public Housing Waiting List

The Beaumont Housing Authority (BHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications.

Beaumont, TX is about 85 miles northeast of Houston, TX.

To apply, complete the online application here.

For more information, visit the BHA website, or call the office at (409) 951-7200.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 4099517201.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/22/2017.

Other Beaumont Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Beaumont Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Beaumont Housing Authority (BHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for five days in August 2016, and before that for two weeks in January 2015. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Beaumont, TX is about 85 miles northeast of Houston, TX.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online pre-application.

For more information, visit the BHA website, or call the office at (409) 951-7200.

Last Updated on 06/14/2017.

About Beaumont Housing Authority

More information about Beaumont Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.bmtha.org/.

HCV Portability Status

As of 05/25/2019, it is not known if Beaumont Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Beaumont Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Beaumont Housing Authority manages 1,728 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Ported Out
Vouchers 1,684 9 13 15
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $485 $246 $556 $976
Monthly Cost $816,208 $2,218 $7,234 $14,637

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Beaumont Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 21% having issued approximately 80 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 21 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $12,127 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 68% were extremely low income (ELI). 37% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 58% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

8% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 58% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

55% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 54% of households with children have a female head of household. 92% of all households were headed by a female.

93% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 90% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Beaumont Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 17% include at least one person with a disability. 24% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 72% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

22% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 36% with 3 or more bedrooms. 24% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Beaumont Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $320 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $573. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $93.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


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