San Antonio Housing Authority

818 South Flores Street
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas 78204

San Antonio Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Moving to Work programs. As of September 21st, 2021, San Antonio Housing Authority has 8 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

San Antonio Housing Authority serves Bexar County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Gardens at San Juan Square Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
East Meadows II Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Multiple Properties Family Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Multiple Properties Family Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Multiple Properties Senior and Disabled Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
La Posada Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Open Until Further Notice
Serento Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Open Until Further Notice
Prospect Hill Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Senior Open Until Further Notice
Bexar County, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open San Antonio 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.

San Antonio Housing Authority Website: https://saha.org/.

San Antonio Housing Authority Phone: (210) 477-6262.

Open Until Further Notice: Gardens at San Juan Square Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Gardens at San Juan Square is currently open. Applications are being accepted from September, 2020, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

According to the SAHA, there is a "limited number of vouchers."

For more information, visit the SAHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (210) 477-6000.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 08/20/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: East Meadows II Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) Public Housing waiting list for apartments at East Meadows II is currently open. Applications are being accepted from September 19, 2019, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

According to the SAHA, there is a "limited number of units."

For more information, visit the SAHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (210) 477-6000.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/20/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Multiple Properties Family Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) Family Public Housing waiting list for apartments at the properties listed below is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least September, 2020, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following properties:

  • Francis Furey
  • Gardens at San Juan Square (2-6 year estimated wait, as of September, 2020)
  • Cheryl West
  • Converse Ranch I & II
  • Cross Creek
  • Hemisview Village
  • Highview Apartments
  • Lincoln Heights
  • Mission Park
  • Morris Beldon
  • Park Square (Extensive wait time due to limited units, as of September, 2020)
  • Pin Oak II
  • Refugio Street Apartments
  • San Juan Square I & II
  • Sutton Oak II- The Park
  • Sutton Oaks Phase I
  • TL Shaley
  • Villa Veramendi
  • Westway Apartments

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the SAHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (210) 477-6000.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/17/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Multiple Properties Family Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) Family Public Housing waiting list for apartments at the properties listed below is currently open.

The SAHA is accepting applications for this waiting list as of September, 2021, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following properties:

  • Alazan Apache
  • Cassiano Homes
  • Dr Charles C Andrews
  • Glen Park
  • Kenwood Manor
  • LC Rutledge
  • Mirasol Homes/Cottages/Duplexes
  • Riverside Apartments
  • Village East/Olive Park
  • Springview

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the SAHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (210) 477-6000.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/17/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Multiple Properties Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) Elderly/Disabled Public Housing waiting list for apartments at the properties listed below is currently open.

The SAHA is accepting applications for this waiting list as of September, 2021, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following properties:

  • Lewis Catham
  • Blanco Apartments
  • Christ The King
  • Col. George Cisneros
  • College Park
  • Escondida Apartments
  • Fair Avenue
  • Frank Hornsby
  • Henry B. Gonzalez
  • Jewett Circle
  • Kenwood North
  • Le Chalet
  • OP Schnabel
  • Tarry Towne Apartments
  • WC White
  • William Sinkin
  • Williamsburg
  • Lila Cockrell
  • Linda Lou
  • Lofts at Marie McGuire
  • Madonna
  • Matt Garcia
  • Midcrown Seniors Pavilion
  • Parkview Apartments
  • Pin Oak I
  • Raymundo Rangel
  • Sahara Ramsey
  • San Pedro Arms
  • South San Apartments
  • Sun Park Lane
  • The Alhambra Apartments
  • The Midway
  • Villa Hermosa
  • Villa Tranchese
  • Lewis Catham
  • Springview

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the SAHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (210) 477-6000.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/17/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: La Posada Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation waiting list for apartments at La Posada is currently open. Applications are being accepted as of September, 2020, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the SAHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (210) 477-6000.

Last Updated on 09/17/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Serento Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation waiting list for apartments at Serento is currently open.

The SAHA is accepting applications for this waiting list as of September, 2021, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the SAHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (210) 477-6000.

Last Updated on 09/17/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: Prospect Hill Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Senior Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) Senior Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation waiting list for apartments at Prospect Hill is currently open.

The SAHA is accepting applications for this waiting list as of September, 2021, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the SAHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (210) 477-6000.

Last Updated on 09/17/2021.

Other San Antonio Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Bexar County, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed.

The SAHA last accepted Section 8 HCV applications for this waiting list from September 1, 2021, until September 17, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

5,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the SAHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SAHA public notice on August 20, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Bexar County, Texas.

Last Updated on 09/17/2021.

About San Antonio Housing Authority

More information about San Antonio Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://saha.org/.

Representatives of San Antonio Housing Authority may be available by phone at (210) 477-6262. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 09/21/2021, it is not known if San Antonio 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 San Antonio Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, San Antonio Housing Authority manages 12,160 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:

Tenant Protection Moving To Work VASH
Vouchers 171 11,555 426
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $549 $645 $521
Monthly Cost $93,840 $7,448,330 $221,805

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for San Antonio 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 6% having issued approximately 2,169 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 10 years and 11 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 13 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 $12,003 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 75% were extremely low income (ELI). 28% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 69% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 57% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 17% 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.

53% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 49% of households with children have a female head of household. 80% of all households were headed by a female.

91% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 23% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the San Antonio Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 27% include at least one person with a disability. 43% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 85% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

34% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 29% with 2 bedrooms and 37% with 3 or more bedrooms. 11% 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 San Antonio Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $333 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $686. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $135.



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 San Antonio Housing Authority

The Alhambra

7130 New Laredo Hwy
San Antonio, Texas

San Juan Square

1938 S Zarzamora St
San Antonio, Texas

Frank Hornsby Apartments

740 Rice Rd
San Antonio, Texas

Refugio Place Apartments

300 Labor St
San Antonio, Texas

San Juan Homes

2003 S. Zarzamora
San Antonio, Texas

Le Chalet Senior Apartments

832 E Grayson St
San Antonio, Texas

Victoria Plaza

411 Barrera St
San Antonio, Texas

Villa Tranchese

307 Marshall St
San Antonio, Texas

Villa Hermosa

327 N Flores St
San Antonio, Texas

Parkview

114 Hickman
San Antonio, Texas

Fair Avenue

1215 Fair Ave
San Antonio, Texas

Blanco Apartments

906 W Huisache Ave
San Antonio, Texas

Lewis Chatham Apartments

6405 S. Flores
San Antonio, Texas

Cheryl West

333 W. Cheryl
San Antonio, Texas

Jewett Circle Apartments

425 SW 34th St
San Antonio, Texas

Kenwood North

121 Avenue M
San Antonio, Texas

Highview Apartments

1351 Rigsby Ave
San Antonio, Texas

Lilia Cockrell Apartments

3500 Pleasanton Rd
San Antonio, Texas

Christ the King

4502 W Martin St
San Antonio, Texas

Springview

210 S Grimes
San Antonio, Texas

Scattered Sites

1806 Paso del Sur St
San Antonio, Texas

W. C. White Apartments

618 N Hackberry
San Antonio, Texas

Blueridge Vf Sf Palm Lake

107 Villa Arboles
San Antonio, Texas

Alazán-Apache Courts

1011 S Brazos
San Antonio, Texas

Wheatley Olive Park Village East

1015 N. Olive
San Antonio, Texas

Lincoln Heights Courts

1315 N. Elmendorf
San Antonio, Texas

Cassiano Homes

2919 S. Laredo
San Antonio, Texas

Villa Veramendi

615 Barclay
San Antonio, Texas

Mission Park

5825 Analissa
San Antonio, Texas

Escondida

2514 Vance Jackson Rd
San Antonio, Texas

Riverside Apartments

515 Riverside Dr
San Antonio, Texas

Sahara Ramsey

10004 Sahara
San Antonio, Texas

L.C. Rutledge Apartments

11301 Roszell St
San Antonio, Texas

Westway Apartments

5627 Culebra Rd
San Antonio, Texas

Francis Furey Apartments

4902 Gus Eckert Lane
San Antonio, Texas

Disposed of Land Removed From Inventory

102 Villa Arboles
San Antonio, Texas

Pin Oak Apartments

7190 Oaklawn Dr
San Antonio, Texas

Coverse Ranch Apartments

8355 Crestway Dr
Converse, Texas

HemisView Village

401 Santos St
San Antonio, Texas