Section 8 Waiting Lists in Texas

As of October 3rd 2022, there are 32 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open in Texas.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Until Further Notice

There are 32 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 the City of Brownwood May 23rd, 2016
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
Multi-County, Texas July 16th, 2019
South Plains Regional Housing Authority June 27th, 2018
Gregory, Texas July 28th, 2017
Uvalde Housing Authority August 3rd, 2017
Hidalgo, Texas September 28th, 2016
Parker County, Texas July 2nd, 2018
Texas Panhandle Section 8 HCV Waiting List July 21st, 2020
Fort Stockton, Texas August 4th, 2021
City of Dallas; and Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Rockwall, and Tarrant County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List January 10th, 2022
Walker Settlement January 10th, 2022
Mainstream January 10th, 2022
Kingsville, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List January 20th, 2021
Rogers, Texas January 14th, 2021
Falfurrias, Texas January 4th, 2021
Cameron County, Texas January 20th, 2021
Edgewood, Texas February 17th, 2022
Jim Hogg County, Texas January 28th, 2021
Nacogdoches County, Texas May 26th, 2020
San Angelo, Texas January 20th, 2021
Pleasanton, Texas April 15th, 2021
Borger, Texas July 6th, 2021
Floyd County, Texas July 27th, 2021
Wichita Falls Housing Assistance Program August 22nd, 2022
Multi-County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List February 21st, 2022
Henderson County, Texas February 15th, 2022
Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, and Washington County, Texas April 1st, 2022
San Juan, Texas August 22nd, 2022

There are 411 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.

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

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

Waiting List Closed Date
Longview, Texas Closed on August 18th, 2022
Hardin, Jefferson, and Orange County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 26th, 2022
Travis County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 8th, 2022
Multi-County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 16th, 2022
Pharr, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on April 29th, 2022
Terrell, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on April 18th, 2022
Orange, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on April 1st, 2022
Amarillo, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on February 7th, 2022
Comal County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on January 31st, 2022
Harrison County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on January 21st, 2022
Multi-County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on December 31st, 2021
Brownsville, Texas Closed on December 1st, 2021
Taylor, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on October 21st, 2021
Arlington, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on October 12th, 2021
Brazoria County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 16th, 2021
Fannin County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 30th, 2021
El Paso, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 30th, 2021
Multi-County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 30th, 2021
Garland, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 11th, 2021
Brenham, Texas Closed on June 2nd, 2021
Victoria, Texas Closed on April 29th, 2021
Montgomery County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on April 22nd, 2021
Multi-County, Texas Mainstream Closed on February 28th, 2021
Fort Worth, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on January 29th, 2021
Texarkana, Texas Closed on January 22nd, 2021
Dimmit, Webb, and Zapata County, TX Limited Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 30th, 2020
Bexar County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 22nd, 2020
Hill and Somervell County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 9th, 2020
Cherokee County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 3rd, 2020
Dimmit and Zapata County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 27th, 2020
Harris County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 25th, 2020
Hildago County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 22nd, 2020
Baytown, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 12th, 2020
Grayson County, TX Section 8 HCV Wait List Closed on March 12th, 2020
Greenville, Texas Closed on February 1st, 2020
Liberty County, Texas Limited Closed on February 1st, 2020
Rosenberg, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on January 22nd, 2020
McLennan County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on January 8th, 2020