Section 8 Waiting Lists in Texas

There are 187 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 July 22nd 2017, there are 19 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

There are 19 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers in Texas Waiting Lists that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

Waiting List Serves
Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood Brownwood
Housing Authority of Jefferson Marion County, Jefferson
Gainesville Housing Authority Gainesville
Housing Authority of Cameron Cameron
Housing Authority of Baird Baird
Housing Authority of Edgewood Edgewood
Abilene Housing Authority Abilene
Weatherford Housing Authority Parker County, Weatherford
San Angelo Housing Authority San Angelo
Wichita Falls Housing Assistance Program Wichita Falls
Fort Stockton Housing Authority Fort Stockton
South Plains Regional Housing Authority Hockley County, Lamb County, Cochran County +5 More
Brazos Valley Council of Governments Leon County, Burleson County, Grimes County +33 More
San Antonio Housing Authority Bexar County, San Antonio
Yoakum Housing Authority Yoakum
Uvalde Housing Authority Uvalde
Hidalgo Housing Authority Hidalgo
Hidalgo County Housing Authority Hidalgo County, Mission, Edinburg +12 More
Marshall Housing Authority Harrison County, Waskom, Hallsville +4 More

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed.

Waiting List Closed Date
Housing Authority of the City of El Paso March 22nd, 2016
Fort Worth Housing Solutions -
Dallas Housing Authority July 13th, 2016
Waco Housing Authority & Affiliates July 20th, 2017
Housing Authority of Texarkana June 2nd, 2016
Housing Authority of Wichita Falls -
McKinney Housing Authority (Public Housing) -
Paris Housing Authority May 13th, 2015
Killeen Housing Authority January 13th, 2017
Plano Housing Authority August 12th, 2014
Floydada Housing Authority -
Housing Authority of Alto October 30th, 2014
Housing Authority of Tatum -
Rusk Housing Authority -
Denton Housing Authority June 7th, 2015
Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office February 6th, 2010
El Paso County Housing Authority September 23rd, 2015
Arlington Housing Authority August 16th, 2016
Grand Prairie Housing & Neighborhood Services October 2nd, 2015
Garland Housing Authority -
Mesquite Housing Division January 25th, 2016
City of Tyler Housing Agency December 30th, 2014
Housing Authority of Grayson County May 18th, 2016
Longview Housing Authority September 8th, 2014
City of Amarillo Community Development Department -
Hill County Housing Authority February 29th, 2016
Panhandle Community Services -
Central Texas Council of Governments -
McKinney Housing Authority (Section 8) -
City of Terrell Housing Department September 15th, 2016
Ark-Tex Council of Governments Housing Authority October 19th, 2016
Athens Housing Authority -
Balch Springs Housing Authority October 21st, 2016
Texoma Council of Governments December 14th, 2016
Dallas County Housing Agency -
Houston Housing Authority September 25th, 2016
Housing Authority of the City of Baytown October 15th, 2015
Galveston Housing Authority April 30th, 2015
Beaumont Housing Authority August 11th, 2016
Texas City Housing Authority -
Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur May 3rd, 2016
Housing Authority of the City of Orange August 3rd, 2015
City of Pasadena Housing Department April 20th, 2016
Harris County Housing Authority November 2nd, 2016
Walker County Housing Authority January 10th, 2015
Housing Authority of the City of Rosenberg August 16th, 2016
Brazoria County Housing Authority September 18th, 2015
Housing Authority of the City of Nacogdoches -
Liberty County Housing Authority June 14th, 2015
Deep East Texas Council of Governments September 30th, 2016
City of La Marque Housing Authority -
Housing Authority of the City of Austin October 29th, 2014
Corpus Christi Housing Authority July 21st, 2015
McAllen Housing Authority October 13th, 2016
Taylor Housing Authority September 21st, 2015
Edinburg Housing Authority October 31st, 2016
Pharr Housing Authority August 11th, 2016
San Marcos Housing Authority December 29th, 2016
Falfurrias Housing Authority -
Bastrop Housing Authority -
Round Rock Housing Authority March 16th, 2017
Schertz Housing Authority -
Elgin Housing Authority -
La Grange Housing Authority -
Boerne Housing Authority September 28th, 2016
Housing Authority of Bexar County July 20th, 2017
Housing Authority of Travis County -
Somervell County Housing Authority February 29th, 2016
Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office March 16th, 2017
Mesquite Housing Division April 3rd, 2017
Dallas Housing Authority April 24th, 2017
Walker County Housing Authority April 22nd, 2017
Laredo Housing Authority May 30th, 2017
Housing Authority of the City of Orange June 1st, 2017
Jacksonville Housing Authority -
Texoma Council of Governments -
Somervell County Housing Authority July 20th, 2017
Hill County Housing Authority July 20th, 2017