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 May 26th 2017, there are 21 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Opening Soon

There are 2 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers Waiting Lists that will open soon.

Laredo, Texas Limited

Opens on May 30th, 2017

The Laredo, Texas Limited Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on May 30th, 2017 at 8:30 AM CT .

The Waiting List has preferences for

The Homeless

Application Methods

In Person Application Call For Application

Orange, Texas

Opens on June 1st, 2017

The Orange, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on June 1st, 2017 at 8:00 AM CT .

The Waiting List has preferences for

Working/Employed Those Displaced by Government Action

Application Methods

Online Application

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
Cooke County, Texas Gainesville
Cameron Housing Authority Cameron
Floyd County, Texas Floydada
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, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, and Washington County, Texas
San Antonio Housing Authority Bexar County, San Antonio
Yoakum Housing Authority Yoakum
Uvalde Housing Authority Uvalde
Hidalgo, Texas Hidalgo
Hidalgo County, Texas Hidalgo County, Mission, Edinburg +12 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, Texas 16 July 13th, 2016
Waco Housing Authority & Affiliates -
Housing Authority of Texarkana Texas June 2nd, 2016
Housing Authority of Wichita Falls -
McKinney Housing Authority (Public Housing) -
Paris Housing Authority May 13th, 2015
Killeen, Texas January 13th, 2017
Plano Housing Authority August 12th, 2014
Housing Authority of Alto October 30th, 2014
Housing Authority of Tatum -
Rusk Housing Authority -
Denton Housing Authority June 7th, 2015
Tarrant County, Texas 2010 February 6th, 2010
El Paso County Housing Authority September 23rd, 2015
Arlington, TX August 16th, 2016
Grand Prairie Housing & Neighborhood Services October 2nd, 2015
Garland Housing Authority -
Mesquite, Texas 16 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
Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River, Titus, Upshur, and Wood County, Texas October 19th, 2016
Athens Housing Authority -
Balch Springs Housing Authority October 21st, 2016
Grayson County, Texas December 14th, 2016
Dallas County Housing Agency -
Houston, Texas 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 15 August 3rd, 2015
City of Pasadena Housing Office April 20th, 2016
Harris County, Texas November 2nd, 2016
Housing Authority of Walker County 15 January 10th, 2015
Rosenberg Housing Authority August 16th, 2016
Brazoria County Housing Authority September 18th, 2015
Housing Authority of the City of Nacogdoches -
Liberty County Housing Authority June 14th, 2015
Angelina, Hardin, Houston, Jasper, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, and Tyler County, Texas 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, Texas October 13th, 2016
Taylor Housing Authority September 21st, 2015
Edinburg, Texas October 31st, 2016
Pharr Housing Authority August 11th, 2016
San Marcos Housing Authority December 29th, 2016
Falfurrias Housing Authority -
Bastrop Housing Authority -
Round Rock, Texas March 16th, 2017
Schertz Housing Authority -
Elgin Housing Authority -
La Grange Housing Authority -
Boerne, Texas September 28th, 2016
Bexar County Housing Authority -
Housing Authority of Travis County -
Somervell County Housing Authority February 29th, 2016
Tarrant County, Texas March 16th, 2017
Mesquite, Texas (Homelessness) April 3rd, 2017
Dallas, Texas April 24th, 2017
Walker County, Texas April 22nd, 2017
Cherokee County, Texas -