Round Rock Housing Authority

1505 Lance Lane
Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas 78664

Round Rock Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Round Rock, Texas that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.

Round Rock Housing Authority serves Round Rock.

Waiting List Statuses
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Round Rock, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Round Rock Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Round Rock, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Round Rock Housing Authority (RRHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for four days in March 2017. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Round Rock, TX is about 20 miles north of Austin, TX.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required complete an application in person. No applications were accepted electronically or by fax.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery. Applicants will be notified if they have been placed on the waiting list in writing.

For more information, visit the RRHA website, or call the office at (512) 255-1336.

Last Updated on 03/16/2017.

About Round Rock Housing Authority

More information about Round Rock Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.roundrockha.org/. Representatives of Round Rock Housing Authority may be available by phone at (512) 255-9159. Unless otherwise noted applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 08/17/2019, it is not known if Round Rock 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 Round Rock Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Round Rock Housing Authority manages 87 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 86 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $797 $1,122
Monthly Cost $68,540 $1,122

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Round Rock 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 2% having issued approximately 102 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 10 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 36 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 3 persons and has a household income of $17,034 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 67% were extremely low income (ELI). 45% 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 51% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 66% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 15% 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.

62% of households included children, 6% of which had two adults in the household. 61% of households with children have a female head of household. 95% of all households were headed by a female.

81% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 65% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Round Rock Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 13% include at least one person with a disability. 19% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 81% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

13% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 25% with 2 bedrooms and 62% with 3 or more bedrooms. 17% 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 Round Rock Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $443 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $2,213. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $139.



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 Round Rock Housing Authority

Cushing Center

1503 Lance Ln
Round Rock, TX
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