Boerne Housing Authority

201 E San Antonio, #230
Boerne, Kendall County, Texas 78006

Boerne Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Boerne, Texas that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

Boerne Housing Authority serves Boerne.

Waiting List Statuses
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Boerne, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Boerne Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Boerne, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Boerne Housing Authority (BHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for more than two weeks in September 2016, and before that from February 2014 until March 2014. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to pick up an application at the BHA office.

Once the application has been completed, it must have been submitted to the BHA by September 29, 2016.

There are no preferences.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received.

The approximate wait time to receive a voucher is 2-5 years.

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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.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, call the BHA office at (830) 249-9343.

Please note: The phone number is directed to the local court office. Ask to be transferred to the housing authority.

Last Updated on 09/29/2016.

About Boerne Housing Authority

Representatives of Boerne Housing Authority may be available by phone at (830) 249-9343. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 11/19/2019, it is not known if Boerne 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 Boerne Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Boerne Housing Authority manages 60 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 59 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $591 $813
Monthly Cost $34,880 $813

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Boerne 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 11% having issued approximately 6 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 29 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.6 persons and has a household income of $14,216 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 84% were extremely low income (ELI). 16% 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 84% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

-1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 30% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 20% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 50% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 8% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

22% of households included children, 9% of which had two adults in the household. 17% of households with children have a female head of household. 86% of all households were headed by a female.

23% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 3% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Boerne Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 37% include at least one person with a disability. 53% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 50% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

61% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 23% with 2 bedrooms and 16% with 3 or more bedrooms. 16% 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 Boerne Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $341 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $773. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $135.

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.