Cleburne Housing Agency

418 West Henderson Street, Cleburne, TX

There are no open waiting lists offered by Cleburne Housing Agency. Go to the Texas Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Texas Public Housing Waiting Lists page for nearby housing applications.

Closed: Cleburne, Texas Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Cleburne Housing Agency (CHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed.

The CHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from January 16, 2023, until January 20, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Preferences have not yet been been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the CHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CHA website on January 13, 2023.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Cleburne, Texas.

Last Updated on 01/23/2023.

About Cleburne Housing Agency

About the Cleburne Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Cleburne Housing Agency manages 238 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 237 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $534 $702
Monthly Cost $126,581 $702
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 13% having issued approximately 18 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 11 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 14 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.4 persons and has a household income of $14,111 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 61% were extremely low income (ELI). 12% 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 88% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 19% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 59% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

14% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 13% of households with children have a female head of household. 77% of all households were headed by a female.

17% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 10% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Cleburne Housing Agency Housing Choice Voucher program, 39% include at least one person with a disability. 69% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 39% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

36% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 60% with 2 bedrooms and 4% with 3 or more bedrooms. 44% 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 Cleburne Housing Agency voucher holders in 2016 was $359 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $570. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $114.

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.