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 November 20th 2017, there are 20 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

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

Waiting ListServes
Housing Authority of the City of BrownwoodBrownwood
Housing Authority of JeffersonMarion County, Jefferson, Pine Harbor
Gainesville Housing AuthorityGainesville, Cooke County, Valley View +5 More
Housing Authority of CameronCameron
Housing Authority of BairdBaird
Housing Authority of EdgewoodEdgewood
Abilene Housing AuthorityAbilene
Weatherford Housing AuthorityParker County, Weatherford, Azle +14 More
San Angelo Housing AuthoritySan Angelo
Wichita Falls Housing Assistance ProgramWichita Falls
Fort Stockton Housing AuthorityFort Stockton
South Plains Regional Housing AuthorityHockley County, Lamb County, Cochran County +5 More
Brazos Valley Council of GovernmentsLeon County, Burleson County, Grimes County +33 More
Falfurrias Housing AuthorityFalfurrias
Yoakum Housing AuthorityYoakum
Uvalde Housing AuthorityUvalde, Uvalde County, Sabinal +3 More
Hidalgo Housing AuthorityHidalgo
Hidalgo County Housing AuthorityHidalgo County, Mission, Edinburg +54 More
Marshall Housing AuthorityHarrison County, Waskom, Hallsville +4 More
Gregory Housing AuthorityGregory

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed.

Waiting ListClosed Date
Housing Authority of the City of El PasoMarch 22nd, 2016
Fort Worth Housing SolutionsNovember 17th, 2017
Waco Housing Authority & AffiliatesJuly 20th, 2017
Housing Authority of TexarkanaJune 2nd, 2016
Housing Authority of Wichita Falls-
McKinney Housing Authority (Public Housing)-
Paris Housing AuthorityMay 13th, 2015
Killeen Housing AuthorityJanuary 13th, 2017
Plano Housing AuthorityAugust 12th, 2014
Floydada Housing Authority-
Housing Authority of AltoOctober 30th, 2014
Housing Authority of Tatum-
Rusk Housing Authority-
Denton Housing AuthorityJune 7th, 2015
El Paso County Housing AuthoritySeptember 23rd, 2015
Grand Prairie Housing & Neighborhood ServicesOctober 2nd, 2015
Garland Housing Authority-
City of Tyler Housing AgencyDecember 30th, 2014
Housing Authority of Grayson CountyMay 18th, 2016
Longview Housing AuthoritySeptember 8th, 2014
City of Amarillo Community Development Department-
Panhandle Community Services-
Central Texas Council of Governments-
McKinney Housing Authority (Section 8)-
City of Terrell Housing DepartmentSeptember 15th, 2016
Ark-Tex Council of Governments Housing AuthorityOctober 19th, 2016
Athens Housing Authority-
Balch Springs Housing AuthorityOctober 21st, 2016
Texoma Council of GovernmentsDecember 14th, 2016
Dallas County Housing Agency-
Houston Housing AuthoritySeptember 25th, 2016
Housing Authority of the City of BaytownOctober 15th, 2015
Galveston Housing AuthorityApril 30th, 2015
Beaumont Housing AuthorityAugust 11th, 2016
Texas City Housing Authority-
Housing Authority of the City of Port ArthurMay 3rd, 2016
City of Pasadena Housing DepartmentApril 20th, 2016
Harris County Housing AuthorityNovember 2nd, 2016
Housing Authority of the City of RosenbergAugust 16th, 2016
Brazoria County Housing AuthoritySeptember 18th, 2015
Housing Authority of the City of Nacogdoches-
Liberty County Housing AuthorityJune 14th, 2015
Deep East Texas Council of GovernmentsSeptember 30th, 2016
City of La Marque Housing Authority-
Housing Authority of the City of AustinOctober 29th, 2014
Corpus Christi Housing AuthorityJuly 21st, 2015
McAllen Housing AuthorityOctober 13th, 2016
Taylor Housing AuthoritySeptember 21st, 2015
Edinburg Housing AuthorityOctober 31st, 2016
Pharr Housing AuthorityAugust 11th, 2016
San Marcos Housing AuthorityDecember 29th, 2016
Bastrop Housing Authority-
Round Rock Housing AuthorityMarch 16th, 2017
Schertz Housing Authority-
Elgin Housing Authority-
La Grange Housing Authority-
Boerne Housing AuthoritySeptember 28th, 2016
Housing Authority of Bexar CountyJuly 20th, 2017
Housing Authority of Travis County-
Tarrant County Housing Assistance OfficeMarch 16th, 2017
Mesquite Housing DivisionApril 3rd, 2017
Dallas Housing AuthorityApril 24th, 2017
Walker County Housing AuthorityApril 22nd, 2017
Housing Authority of the City of OrangeJune 1st, 2017
Jacksonville Housing Authority-
Texoma Council of Governments-
Somervell County Housing AuthorityJuly 20th, 2017
Hill County Housing AuthorityJuly 20th, 2017
Arlington Housing AuthorityAugust 29th, 2017
San Antonio Housing Authority-
Housing Authority of the City of LaredoSeptember 25th, 2017
Housing Authority of the City of LaredoOctober 12th, 2017
Housing Authority of the City of LaredoOctober 17th, 2017