Rosenberg Housing Authority

117 Lane Drive, Suite 18
Rosenberg, Fort Bend County, Texas 77471

Rosenberg Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

Rosenberg Housing Authority serves Rosenberg.

Rosenberg Housing Authority also serves within a five mile radius of the city's extra territorial jurisdiction.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Rosenberg, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Rosenberg Housing Authority 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.

Rosenberg Housing Authority Website:

Rosenberg Housing Authority Phone: (281) 342-1456.

Closed: Rosenberg, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Rosenberg Housing Authority (RHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from January 21, 2020, until January 22, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Rosenberg, TX is about 30 miles southwest of Houston, TX.

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

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Head of Household has a dependent attending LCISD
  • Head of Household lives, works or goes to school in Fort Bend County

For more information, visit the RHA website.

Service Area

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

Last Updated on 07/20/2020.

About Rosenberg Housing Authority

More information about Rosenberg Housing Authority can be found on its website at

Representatives of Rosenberg Housing Authority may be available by phone at (281) 342-1456. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 09/17/2021, it is not known if Rosenberg 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 Rosenberg Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Rosenberg Housing Authority manages 459 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:

Homeownership Moving To Work Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 2 450 5 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $578 $687 $1,136 $769
Monthly Cost $1,155 $309,176 $5,681 $1,537

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Rosenberg 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 12% having issued approximately 38 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 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 28 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.6 persons and has a household income of $15,249 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 67% were extremely low income (ELI). 41% 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

4% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 55% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 20% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 21% 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.

56% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 53% of households with children have a female head of household. 90% of all households were headed by a female.

92% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 65% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Rosenberg Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 20% include at least one person with a disability. 28% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 86% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

38% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 41% with 2 bedrooms and 21% with 3 or more bedrooms. 6% 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 Rosenberg Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $369 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $721. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $110.

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.