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Beaumont Housing Authority

1890 Laurel
Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas 77701

Beaumont Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Family Self-Sufficiency programs. As of October 1st, 2020, 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 Until Further Notice
Beaumont, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Beaumont Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Beaumont Housing Authority Website: https://bmtha.org/.

Beaumont Housing Authority Phone: (409) 951-7200.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Beaumont Housing Authority (BHA) Public Housing waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least September, 2017, until further notice.

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

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

For more information, visit the BHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (409) 951-7201.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/06/2019.

Other Beaumont Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Beaumont, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Beaumont Housing Authority (BMTHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from August 5, 2019 at 8:00 a.m., until August 9, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. CT. 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 application.

The waiting list had the following preferences: Veterans and Public Housing tenants displaced by disposition or modernization activities conducted by the PHA.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the BMTHA website.

Last Updated on 10/05/2019.

About Beaumont Housing Authority

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

Representatives of Beaumont Housing Authority may be available by phone at (409) 951-7200. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/01/2020, 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 HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Beaumont Housing Authority manages 1,669 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Ported Out
Vouchers 1,571 8 17 67
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $513 $276 $600 $992
Monthly Cost $806,642 $2,207 $10,200 $66,480

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.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Beaumont Housing Authority

Concord Homes

2020 Cottonwood St
Beaumont, Texas

Tracewood I and II

4075 Arthur Ln
Beaumont, Texas

Scattered Sites

5535 Spencer Dr
Beaumont, Texas

Beaumont

5390 Bettes Ln
Beaumont, Texas

Regent I

2805 Gulf St
Beaumont, Texas

Pointe North

3710 Magnolia St
Beaumont, Texas

Lucas Gardens and Grand Pine Courts

2800 Grand St
Beaumont, Texas