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Section 8 Waiting Lists in Texas

As of May 16th 2021, there are 34 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open in Texas.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Now

There are currently 3 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists that are open now and will be closing soon.

Waiting List Status
Henderson County, Texas Open until May 31st, 2021 at 11:00pm
El Paso, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until June 30th, 2021 at 4:00pm
Pharr, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until December 4th, 2021 at 5:00pm

Section 8 Waiting Lists Opening Soon

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

Waiting List Open Date
Garland, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Opens on June 9th, 2021 at 5:00pm

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Until Further Notice

There are 30 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
Wichita Falls Housing Assistance Program June 27th, 2018
Fort Stockton Housing Authority November 13th, 2018
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
Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, and Washington County, Texas June 28th, 2018
Texas Panhandle Section 8 HCV Waiting List July 21st, 2020
City of Dallas; and Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Rockwall, and Tarrant County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List December 4th, 2020
Walker Settlement December 9th, 2020
Mainstream December 9th, 2020
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 January 14th, 2021
Jim Hogg County, Texas January 28th, 2021
Nacogdoches County, Texas May 26th, 2020
San Angelo, Texas January 20th, 2021
Liberty County, Texas Limited February 3rd, 2021
Brownsville, Texas February 2nd, 2021
Pleasanton, Texas April 15th, 2021
Brenham, Texas May 7th, 2021

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
Fannin County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 30th, 2021
Montgomery County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on April 22nd, 2021
Harrison County, Texas Closed on March 8th, 2021
Fort Worth, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on January 29th, 2021
Texarkana, Texas Closed on January 22nd, 2021
Terrell, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on December 18th, 2020
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
Amarillo, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 11th, 2020
Arlington, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 20th, 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
McAllen, TX Single Elderly/Disabled Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 3rd, 2020
Greenville, Texas 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
Multi-County, Texas Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on January 3rd, 2020
Smith County Area, TX Limited Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on December 30th, 2019
Beaumont, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on August 9th, 2019
Odessa, Texas Closed on July 26th, 2019
Hardin, Jefferson, and Orange County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 22nd, 2019
Mesquite, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 27th, 2019
Edinburg, Texas Closed on May 8th, 2019
City and County of Dallas, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 8th, 2019
Denton, Texas Closed on February 28th, 2019
Webb County, Texas Closed on February 22nd, 2019
Multi-County, Texas Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on February 14th, 2019
Corpus Christi, TX Mainstream Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on January 28th, 2019