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Kingsville Housing Authority

1000 W CORRAL Avenue
Kingsville, Kleberg County, Texas 78363

Kingsville Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Kingsville, Texas that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of May 31st, 2020, Kingsville Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Kingsville, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Kingsville, Texas Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Kingsville Housing Authority serves Kingsville.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Kingsville, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Kingsville, Texas Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Kingsville Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some upcoming waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, expect a long wait time (days or weeks) for a response.

Kingsville Housing Authority Phone: (361) 592-6783.

Open Until Further Notice: Kingsville, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Kingsville Housing Authority (KHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least February 2020, until further notice.

Please note: The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list will range from 12 to 18 months.

To apply during the opening period, contact the KHA.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the KHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Texas Housing Association website, as of April 15, 2020.

Service Area

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

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (361) 592-6783.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 04/15/2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Kingsville, Texas Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Kingsville Housing Authority (KHA) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least February 2020, until further notice.

Please note: The Public Housing waiting list is approximately 3 to 6 months with the exception of one bedroom units. One bedroom units are taking an estimated 36 months.

To apply during the opening period, contact the KHA.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the KHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Texas Housing Association website, as of April 15, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Kingsville, 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 (361) 592-6783.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 04/15/2020.

About Kingsville Housing Authority

Representatives of Kingsville Housing Authority may be available by phone at (361) 592-6783. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 05/31/2020, it is not known if Kingsville Housing Authority 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 Kingsville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Kingsville Housing Authority manages 538 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 522 1 15
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $484 $1 $851
Monthly Cost $252,415 $1 $12,767

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Kingsville Housing Authority

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 19% having issued approximately 29 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 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 7 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 $12,026 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 67% were extremely low income (ELI). 34% 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 65% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

10% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 48% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 24% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

52% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 49% of households with children have a female head of household. 82% of all households were headed by a female.

93% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 7% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Kingsville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 16% include at least one person with a disability. 25% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 55% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

35% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 28% with 3 or more bedrooms. 10% 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 Kingsville Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $278 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $599. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $103.



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 Kingsville Housing Authority

The Heights at Corral

1000 W Corral Ave
Kingsville, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Brown Villa

101 Maple Cir
Kingsville, Texas