Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood

This housing agency serves Brownwood, Texas.

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Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List


Please note: The Brownwood Housing Authority covers Brown County, TX.

The Brownwood Housing Authority (BHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.



Brownwood, TX is about 140 miles northwest of Austin, TX.




To apply, visit the BHA office to pick up an application, located at 1500 Terrace Dr., Brownwood, TX 76801, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm CT, Monday-Thursday.


Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.


Be sure to include these documents with the application: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, government issued IDs for all adult household members, and proof of all income.


This waiting list has no preferences. 


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


The current wait time for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher is approximately 4 to 6 months.



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 In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.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 (325) 646-0790, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.

About The Agency

Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood provides affordable housing for up to 737 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

1500 Terrace Drive, Brownwood, TX

Visit Website(325) 646-0790

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 the City of Brownwood?

Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood serves 649 low-income households. The agency manages 505 Housing Choice Vouchers and 215 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 65 percent of households served by Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 94 percent of Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood households.

How many Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood residents are employed?

Working adults head 181 households and make up 28 percent of households served by Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood.

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

There are 519 female-headed renter households living in Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood housing. Households headed by females are 80% of those served by the Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood renters?

Black 78
White 422
Hispanic 143

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood?

There are 246 households headed by seniors served by the Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood. Senior households are 38% of households in Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood housing?

There are 162 persons with disabilities living in Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 25% of households served by the Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood?

The Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood 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.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood

Sunset Terrace

1500 Dublin St, Brownwood, Texas 76801

payment Subsidized