Section 8 Waiting Lists in Texas

There are 184 housing authorities in Texas which offer the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. For more on the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program visit the Housing Choice Voucher section of our Low Income Housing Renter's Guide.

As of March 22nd 2019, there are 21 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Opening Soon

There are 1 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists that will open soon.

Waiting List Open Date
McAllen, Texas Opens on April 11th, 2019

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

All Open Indefinitely Waiting Lists

There are 20 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists in Texas that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

Waiting List Last Updated On
Housing Authority of Jefferson June 27th, 2018
Cooke County, Texas July 14th, 2017
Cameron Housing Authority July 14th, 2017
Housing Authority of Baird November 12th, 2018
Edgewood, Texas March 4th, 2019
Abilene Housing Authority July 14th, 2017
San Angelo Housing Authority July 14th, 2017
Wichita Falls Housing Assistance Program June 27th, 2018
Fort Stockton Housing Authority November 13th, 2018
South Plains Regional Housing Authority June 27th, 2018
Uvalde Housing Authority August 3rd, 2017
Gregory, Texas July 28th, 2017
Denton, Texas November 16th, 2018
Mainstream (Non-Elderly Disabled) November 16th, 2018
Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood May 23rd, 2016
Hidalgo, Texas September 28th, 2016
Parker County, Texas July 2nd, 2018
Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, and Washington County, Texas June 28th, 2018
Harrison County, Texas October 15th, 2018
Texas Panhandle September 18th, 2018

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed in the last two years.

Waiting List Closed Date
City and County of Dallas, Texas March 8th, 2019
City of Troup and Cherokee County, Texas February 27th, 2019
Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas, Milam, Mills, and San Saba County, Texas February 20th, 2019
Mainstream (Non-Elderly Disabled) January 28th, 2019
Angelina, Hardin, Houston, Jasper, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, and Tyler County, Texas November 30th, 2018
McKinney, Texas October 29th, 2018
Paris, Texas October 10th, 2018
Schertz, Texas October 4th, 2018
Austin, Texas September 24th, 2018
Arlington, Texas September 5th, 2018
Galveston, Texas August 31st, 2018
Hardin, Jefferson, and Orange County, Texas August 29th, 2018
Brenham, Texas July 29th, 2018
July 4th, 2018
Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River, Titus, and Upshur County, Texas May 24th, 2018
Brazoria County, Texas May 18th, 2018
Grayson County, Texas May 15th, 2018
Hidalgo County, Texas April 11th, 2018
Longview, Texas March 31st, 2018
Dimmit and Zapata County, Texas February 22nd, 2018
Fort Worth, Texas November 17th, 2017
Homeless & Transitional Housing October 11th, 2017
Bexar County, Texas July 20th, 2017
Somervell County, Texas July 20th, 2017
Hill County, Texas July 20th, 2017
Hill & Somervell County, & Waco, Texas July 20th, 2017
Orange, Texas June 1st, 2017
Dallas, Texas April 24th, 2017
Walker County, Texas April 22nd, 2017
Mesquite, Texas (Homelessness) April 3rd, 2017
Tarrant County, Texas March 16th, 2017
Round Rock, Texas March 16th, 2017
Killeen, Texas January 13th, 2017