About Housing Authority of the City of Beaumont

The Housing Authority of the City of Beaumont is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Beaumont, Texas.

The Housing Authority of the City of Beaumont serves Beaumont.

Housing Authority of the City of Beaumont Waiting Lists

Beaumont Housing Authority Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Closed

The Beaumont Housing Authority (BHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for five days in August 2016, and prior to that for two weeks in January 2015. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Beaumont, TX is about 85 miles northeast of Houston, TX.

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

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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.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, visit the BHA website, or call the office at (409) 951-7200.

Last Updated on 08/12/2016.


About the Housing Authority of the City of Beaumont Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Housing Authority of the City of Beaumont manages 1,880 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Ported Out
Vouchers 1,835 9 9 20
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $453 $339 $444 $745
Monthly Cost $830,681 $3,050 $4,000 $14,896

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of the City of Beaumont

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 21% having issued approximately 80 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 21 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $12,127 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 68% were extremely low income (ELI). 37% 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 58% 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, 58% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% 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.

55% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 54% of households with children have a female head of household. 92% of all households were headed by a female.

93% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 90% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the City of Beaumont Housing Choice Voucher program, 17% include at least one person with a disability. 24% 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

22% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 36% with 3 or more bedrooms. 24% 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 the City of Beaumont voucher holders in 2016 was $320 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $573. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $93.



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 Operated by Housing Authority of the City of Beaumont

2020 Cottonwood St
Concord Homes is a 100 unit low income housing apartment community in Beaumont.
4075 Arthur Ln
Tracewood I and II is a 77 unit low income housing apartment community in Beaumont.
5535 Spencer Dr
Scattered Sites is a 67 unit low income housing apartment community in Beaumont.
5390 Bettes Ln
Beaumont is a 100 unit low income housing apartment community in Beaumont.
2805 Gulf St
Regent I is a 160 unit low income housing apartment community in Beaumont.

Affordable Apartments near Housing Authority of the City of Beaumont

1075 Pinchback Rd
Timbers Edge Park Shadows Apartments is a 150 unit low income housing apartment community in Beaumont.
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Project-Based Section 8 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Project Based Rental Assistance
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Northridge Manor is a 150 unit low income housing apartment community in Beaumont.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
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Seville Apartments is a 90 unit low income housing apartment community in Beaumont.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Project Based Rental Assistance