Wait List & Lottery Information


We are holding a lottery for spots on the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) and Moderate Rehabilitation waiting lists. We are accepting applications for the lottery from 8:00 AM on Monday August 20th 2012 through 11:59 PM on Sunday August 26th. Click here for more information.

Clients on the Waiting List

The number of families on the wait list that the Houston Housing Authority serves each month varies, depending on different factors such as attrition rates and federal funding for the program.

Address Change

If you are on the wait list, it is imperative that you contact the Houston Housing Authority. Please visit our main office at 2640 Fountain View Drive, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77057 between 9am and 5pm to fill out a change of address form. Click the link to download the Change of Personal Information form.

Fraudulent Activity

If you have received an information packet from the Houston Housing Authority, it is punishable under state law for you to make copies or to share your packet information. The Housing Authority has a master list of who has obtained an official information packet. If it is found that you have shared packet information or have obtained the false identity of someone else it will be considered tampering with an official government document and you will be punished under the law. The agency reserves the right to prosecute under law all involved parties in any fraudulent activity. Click here to find out more about fraud policy.