Housing Authority of Texarkana

1611 N ROBISON Road
Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas 75501

Housing Authority of Texarkana is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), and Homeownership programs. As of September 22nd, 2021, Housing Authority of Texarkana has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Housing Authority of Texarkana serves Texarkana.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Rental Assistance Demonstration Program Open Until Further Notice
Texarkana, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Housing Authority of Texarkana Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Housing Authority of Texarkana Website: http://www.texarkanaha.org/.

Housing Authority of Texarkana Phone: (903) 838-8548.

Open Until Further Notice: Rental Assistance Demonstration Program 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Texarkana (HATT) waiting list for Rental Assistance Demonstration Program (RAD) apartments t is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least January, 2021, 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 HATT website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HATT website on January 25, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Texarkana, Texas.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (903) 838 - 8548.

Last Updated on 01/25/2021.

Other Housing Authority of Texarkana Waiting Lists

Closed: Texarkana, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Texarkana Texas (HATT) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted on January 22, 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.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the HATT website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HATT website on January 25, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Texarkana, Texas.

Last Updated on 01/25/2021.

About Housing Authority of Texarkana

More information about Housing Authority of Texarkana can be found on its website at http://www.texarkanaha.org/.

Representatives of Housing Authority of Texarkana may be available by phone at (903) 838-8548. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Office Hours

Open today from 8:00am to 5:00pm CT.

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-12:00pm
HCV Portability Status

As of 09/22/2021, it is not known if Housing Authority of Texarkana 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 Housing Authority of Texarkana Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Texarkana manages 790 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 474 3 16
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $480 $836 $289
Monthly Cost $227,485 $2,507 $4,617

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Texarkana

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 29% having issued approximately 17 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 12 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $12,886 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 60% were extremely low income (ELI). 39% of households had wages as a major source of income, 0% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 60% 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, 63% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 15% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 14% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

59% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 58% of households with children have a female head of household. 90% of all households were headed by a female.

91% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 90% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Texarkana Housing Choice Voucher program, 16% include at least one person with a disability. 30% 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

29% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 37% with 2 bedrooms and 34% with 3 or more bedrooms. 9% 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 Housing Authority of Texarkana voucher holders in 2016 was $336 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $552. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $121.



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 Housing Authority of Texarkana

Griff King Homes

1125 Stuckey St
Texarkana, Texas

Covington Homes

3131 Bright St
Texarkana, Texas

The Oaks at Rosehill

1210 Milam St
Texarkana, Texas

Low Income Housing Managed by Housing Authority of Texarkana

Robison Terrace

1010 Dan Haskins Way
Texarkana, Texas
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