Houston Housing Authority

2640 Fountain View Dr., Houston, TX, 77057
(713) 260-0377

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About Houston Housing Authority


The Houston Housing Authority provides affordable homes and services to more than 60,000 low-income Houstonians, including over 17,000 families housed through the Housing Choice Voucher Program and another 5,500 living in 25 public housing and tax credit developments around the city. HHA also administers the nation's third largest voucher program exclusively serving homeless veterans.

The Agency does more than just provide safe, affordable homes. We also offer a host of programs to help public housing residents and voucher holders increase their education, live healthier lives and reach their economic goals. Whether through an HHA funded activity like the Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS) or our affiliate nonprofit Houston Housing Resources Inc., the Agency strives to provide the low-income Houstonians we serve with a full menu of opportunities to help them achieve their goals.

Mission Statement

To improve lives by providing quality, affordable housing options and promoting education and economic self-sufficiency.

Program Summary for Houston Housing Authority

Houston Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Houston Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Houston Housing Authority administered a total of 20 Section 8 Vouchers. Houston Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Houston Housing Authority is located at 2640 Fountain View Dr., Houston, TX, 77057 and serves the city of Houston. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Houston Housing Authority at, (713) 260-0377 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Houston Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 11/29/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 20
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Houston Housing Authority is currently Open

2022 Income Limits for Harris County, TX

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Harris County, TX:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $27,600
  • $31,550
  • $35,500
  • $39,400
  • $42,600
  • $45,750
  • $48,900
  • $52,050
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $16,600
  • $18,950
  • $21,720
  • $26,200
  • $30,680
  • $35,160
  • $39,640
  • $44,120
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $44,150
  • $50,450
  • $56,750
  • $63,050
  • $68,100
  • $73,150
  • $78,200
  • $83,250

2017 Fair Market Rents for Harris County, TX

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Harris County, TX:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$701 $797 $976 $1333 $1690

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Harris County Housing Authority Harris County Housing Authority Houston TX N/A N/A Open 6.21 Miles Contact
Harris Co-Other DHAP Only Harris Co-Other DHAP Only Houston TX 50 N/A Open 6.21 Miles Contact
Pasadena Housing Authority Program Pasadena Housing Authority Program Pasadena TX 190 202 Open 17.71 Miles Contact
Rosenberg Housing Authority Rosenberg Housing Authority Rosenberg TX N/A N/A Closed 20.83 Miles Contact
Baytown Housing Authority Baytown Housing Authority Baytown TX 853 148 Open 31.95 Miles Contact
Brazoria County Housing Development Brazoria County Housing Development Angleton TX N/A N/A Open 39.25 Miles Contact

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Houston Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Harris County Quick Facts

Population: 4,441,370
Persons Per Household: 2.89
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 35.8%
Homeownership Rate: 56.5%
Housing Units: 1,651,305
Yearly Income Per Person: $27,899
Median Household Income: $53,137