Fort Worth Housing Solutions

1201 East 13th Street, Fort Worth, TX

There are four waiting lists open now offered by Fort Worth Housing Solutions.

Fort Worth Housing Solutions Waiting Lists

Waiting ListStatus
Stallion Ridge Apartment Homes Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Fort Worth Housing Solutions Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Affordable Housing Open Until Further Notice
Permanent Supportive Housing Open Until Further Notice
Fort Worth, Texas Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Mutli-Property Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Closed

Fort Worth Housing Solutions offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Mainstream Voucher and Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) programs in Fort Worth.

Go to the Texas Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Texas Public Housing Waiting Lists page for more nearby housing applications.

Open Until Further Notice: Stallion Ridge Apartment Homes Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Fort Worth Housing Solutions (FWHS) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Stallion Ridge Apartment Homes is currently open. Applications are being accepted from April 16, 2021 at 8:00 am CT, until further notice.

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the FWHS Facebook page.

Sources: This information was verified by the FWHS Facebook Page on April 26, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Fort Worth, Texas.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (817) 333-3400.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 03/28/2022.

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.

The Fort Worth Housing Solutions (FWHS) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently open, since at least February, 2019, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, pick up an application at one of the communities listed here.

For more information, visit the FWHS Housing Programs page, or the FWHS website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental assistance in Fort Worth, Texas. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (817) 333-3400.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 04/27/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Affordable 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.

The Fort Worth Housing Solutions (FWHS) waiting list for Affordable Housing apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least November, 2019, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, contact one of the communities listed here.

For more information, visit the FWHS Housing Programs page, or the FWHS website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Other rental assistance in Forth Worth, Texas.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (817) 333-3400.

Last Updated on 04/27/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Permanent Supportive 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.

The Fort Worth Housing Solutions (FWHS) Permanent Supportive Housing waiting list for apartments at the communities listed below is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least November, 2019, until further notice.

Please note: According to FWHS, these communities are, "for individuals struggling with chronically homelessness."

This opening is for the following communities:

  • The Reserve at Quebec, 6655 Calgary Lane, Fort Worth, TX 76135.
  • Mercantile, 3600 Tanacross Dr. Fort Worth, TX 76137.
  • Harmon Senior Villas (age 55+),12801 Harmon Blvd. Fort Worth, TX 76177.
  • Palm Tree Apartments, 2625 Race St. Fort Worth, TX 76111.
  • The Vineyard at Lancaster 1321 E. Lancaster Ave. Fort Worth,TX 76102.

To apply during the opening period, applicants must be referred by the Tarrant County Homeless Coalition (TCHC). Information on how to get an assessment can be found here.

For more information, visit the FWHS website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Other rental assistance in Fort Worth, Texas.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (817) 996-8800.

Last Updated on 04/27/2021.

Closed: Fort Worth, Texas Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Fort Worth Housing Solutions (FWHS) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from January 25, 2021, until January 29, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Displaced families
    For purposes of the local preference only, the definition of a displaced family is: an individual or family displaced as a result of a natural disaster; government action (eminent domain); HUD disposition of a multi-family complex (which includes moves necessary due to modernization or demolition programs instituted by FWHS); disposition of Public Housing units owned by FWHS, including sale of Scattered Sites units; Public Housing deemed uninhabitable by FWHS; conversion of Public Housing units to Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); or a need to move due to hate crimes or because they have agreed to testify for a legal proceeding regarding a criminal action. The Housing Choice Voucher Program wait list always remains open to applicants who qualify for this preference.
  • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
    Preference for victims of domestic violence who are FWHS Public Housing (PH) or Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program residents and need an external emergency transfer under VAWA when there are no PH or RAD units available.
  • Public housing reasonable accommodation for a disability
    An individual or family who is residing in a FWHS public housing unit but whose special needs due to a disability cannot be economically met in one of the public housing sites will receive a preference under the Hocusing Choice Voucher Program.
  • Homeless collage students
    Ten vouchers are set aside for homeless students who are homeless and enrolled fulltime in a local accredited college or university’s special program for homeless students. Applicants must be referred by the program in accordance with provisions outlined in a Memorandum of Agreement between FWHS and the college or university.
  • Homeless families with school aged children
    Twenty vouchers are set aside for homeless families with children in the Fort Worth Independent School District, or a neighboring school district. Applicants must be referred by the school district in accordance with provisions outlined in a Memorandum of Agreement between FWHS and the respective school district. 
  • Money follows the person
    Ten vouchers are set aside for persons being discharged from a nursing facility or other institutional care setting for communitybased long term housing. Applicants must be referred by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) in accordance with provisions outlined in a Memorandum of Agreement between FWHS and DADS. 
  • My healthy my resources (MHMR)
    Forty vouchers are set aside for homeless persons with disabilities who are referred by MHMR of Tarrant County. August 2020 4-4 Applicants must be referred by MHMR in accordance with provisions outlined in a Memorandum of Agreement between FWHS and MHMR of Tarrant County. 
  • Tarrant county homeless coalition
    Fifty vouchers are set aside for persons who are homeless and are on the Tarrant County Homeless Coalition (TCHC) Continuum of Care Coordinated Entry List. Referrals must be made by TCHC in accordance with provisions outlined in a Memorandum of Agreement between FWHS and TCHC.
  • Permeant supportive housing "move-up"
    One hundred fifty vouchers will be set aside for individuals or families moving up from a local Continuum of Care Permanent Supportive Housing Program. Referred applicants must meet self sufficiency criteria established by FWHS and certified by their supportive services representative. 
  • Non-elderly persons with disabilities
    A preference will be given to non-elderly persons with disabilities who are transitioning out of institutional and other segregated settings, currently experiencing homelessness, or previously experienced homelessness and currently a client in a permanent supportive housing or rapid rehousing project.

5,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences

For more information, visit the FWHS website.

Sources: This information was verified by the FWHS Facebook page on January 18, 2021.

Service Area

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

Last Updated on 07/25/2021.

Closed: Mutli-Property Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Fort Worth Housing Solutions (FWHS) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 1, 2, and 3-Bedroom apartments at the properties listed below is closed.

FWHS last accepted applications from February 1, 2021, until an unconfirmed date in 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

This opening was for the following properties:

  • Alton Park: 2 & 3 bedrooms, 5712 Azle Ave., Fort Worth 76106 
  • Avondale: 1 & 2 bedrooms, 13101 Avondale Farms Rd., Fort Worth 76052
  • Campus Apartments: 2 & 3 bedrooms, 4633 Campus Villas, Fort Worth 76119
  • Columbia Renaissance: 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms, 3801 W.G. Daniels Dr., Fort Worth 76105
  • Hunter Plaza: 1 & 2 bedrooms, 605 W. 1st St., Fort Worth 76102
  • Mistletoe Station: 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms (8 units available), 1916 Mistletoe Blvd, Fort Worth, TX  76104
  • Pavilion at Samuels: 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms, 1120 Samuels Ave., Fort Worth 76102
  • Sedona Village (55+): 2 bedrooms, 6101 Old Denton Rd, Fort Worth 76131
  • Stallion Pointe: 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms, 9053 Race St., Fort Worth 76104
  • Villas on the Hill: 2 bedrooms, 5716 Lincoln Terrace Dr., Fort Worth 76140

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the FWHS Housing Programs page, or the FWHS website.

Sources: This information was verified by FWHS on October 14, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Forth Worth, Texas.

Last Updated on 03/15/2022.

About Fort Worth Housing Solutions

How To Check Your Waiting List Status

You can check your waiting list status online at https://fortworth.apply4housing.com/status/.

About the Fort Worth Housing Solutions Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Fort Worth Housing Solutions manages 5,095 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 4,277 116 57 277 25 343
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $803 $883 $898 $924 $1,260 $643
Monthly Cost $3,435,514 $102,463 $51,190 $256,075 $31,509 $220,475
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 7% having issued approximately 743 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 10 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 49 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $12,687 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 29% 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 64% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 55% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 20% 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.

49% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 47% of households with children have a female head of household. 83% of all households were headed by a female.

85% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 75% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Fort Worth Housing Solutions Housing Choice Voucher program, 25% include at least one person with a disability. 35% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 84% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

28% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 39% with 2 bedrooms and 32% with 3 or more bedrooms. 22% 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 Fort Worth Housing Solutions voucher holders in 2016 was $313 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $707. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $95.

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.