Housing Authority of Winnsboro

This housing agency serves Winnsboro, Texas.

Waiting List
Closed: 2-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 3-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: 0 and 1-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Closed: 2-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Winnsboro last accepted Public Housing waiting list applications for 2-bedroom apartments from the earliest confirmed date of March 24, 2023, until July 10, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to print the paper application.

Once the application was completed, it was either:

  1. Submitted online to the HAW  as a pdf.
  2. Mailed to the HAW.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Involuntarily Displaced
    • Natural Disaster, Code Enforcement, Witness Protection, Domestic Violence, Youth Aging Out of Foster Care.
  • Working Family
    • Employment, Disability
  • Homeless, Veteran
  • Education, training

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the HAW website.

Sources: This information was verified the HAW on March 27, 2023.

Closed: 3-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Winnsboro (HAW) last accepted Public Housing waiting list applications for 3-Bedroom apartments from the earliest confirmed date of September 25, 2023 until the earliest confirmed closed date of March 6, 2024. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to print the paper application.

Once the application was completed, it was either:

  1. Submitted online to the HAW as a pdf.
  2. Mailed to the HAW.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Involuntarily Displaced
    • Natural Disaster, Code Enforcement, Witness Protection, Domestic Violence, Youth Aging Out of Foster Care.
  • Working Family
    • Employment, Disability
  • Homeless, Veteran
  • Education, training

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

For more information, visit the HAW website.

Sources: This information was verified the HAW on March 7, 2024.

Open Until Further Notice: 0 and 1-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Winnsboro (HAW) is accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for 0 and 1-Bedroom apartments from the earliest confirmed open date of March 6, 2024, until further notice. This is the first time the waiting list has been opened since it closed in September, 2022.

To apply while the waitlist is open, print the paper application.

Once the application has been completed, it must be either:

  1. Submitted online to the HAW here as a pdf.
  2. Mailed to the HAW, 612 Autumn Drive, Winnsboro, TX 75494.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Involuntarily Displaced
    • Natural Disaster, Code Enforcement, Witness Protection, Domestic Violence, Youth Aging Out of Foster Care.
  • Working Family
    • Employment, Disability
  • Homeless, Veteran
  • Education, training

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

For more information, visit the HAW website.

Sources: This information was verified the HAW on March 7, 2024.

About The Agency

Housing Authority of Winnsboro provides affordable housing for up to 44 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

Monday 9:00am-1:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am-1:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am-1:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm
Friday 9:00am-1:00pm

612 Autumn Drive, Winnsboro, TX

Visit Website(903) 342-6977

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Housing Authority of Winnsboro?

Housing Authority of Winnsboro serves 43 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 43 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Housing Authority of Winnsboro?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 49 percent of households served by Housing Authority of Winnsboro. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 81 percent of Housing Authority of Winnsboro households.

How many Housing Authority of Winnsboro residents are employed?

Working adults head 9 households and make up 21 percent of households served by Housing Authority of Winnsboro.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Housing Authority of Winnsboro?

There are 30 female-headed renter households living in Housing Authority of Winnsboro housing. Households headed by females are 70% of those served by the Housing Authority of Winnsboro.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Housing Authority of Winnsboro renters?

Black 6
White 35
Hispanic 2

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Housing Authority of Winnsboro?

There are 18 households headed by seniors served by the Housing Authority of Winnsboro. Senior households are 44% of households in Housing Authority of Winnsboro housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Housing Authority of Winnsboro housing?

There are 12 persons with disabilities living in Housing Authority of Winnsboro housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 30% of households served by the Housing Authority of Winnsboro.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Housing Authority of Winnsboro?

The Housing Authority of Winnsboro is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.