Rosenberg Housing Authority

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Closed: Rosenberg, Texas Section 8 HCV

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 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Rosenberg, Texas.

Last Updated on 07/20/2020.

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About Rosenberg Housing Authority

117 Lane Drive, Rosenberg, TX | Visit Website | (281) 342-1456

Rosenberg Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 453 low and moderate income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program..

Housing Authority Jurisdiction

Low-income housing managed by Rosenberg Housing Authority is located in Rosenberg, TX.

Households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher managed by this housing authority must rent within its jurisdiction.

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 458 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Homeownership Moving To Work Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 1 452 3 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $293 $720 $920 $769
Monthly Cost $293 $325,461 $2,759 $1,537
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.