Welcome to HACA
As a High Performing Housing Authority that assists over 18,000 Austinites, the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) owns and operates 1,929 units of conventional public housing in 19 developments throughout Austin. Development sites range from high-rise apartments on Lady Bird Lake to small duplexes in residential neighborhoods. HACA also manages the Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 Program that provides rental vouchers for more than 5,000 units of housing in Austin's private rental market.
*** The One Bedroom Public Housing
waitlist is currently closed. ***
Please see the public notice for more inforamtion.
Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant
The Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) has been awarded a
$300,000 planning grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development's (HUD) Choice Neighborhoods Initiative to strategize the revitalization
of its Rosewood Courts Property and the surrounding neighborhood. Please
visit www.rosewoodchoice.com for
View the full press release
View the Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant
The Housing Authority of the City of Austin maintains lists of resources on many types of local, state and national housing resources including homebuyer assistance and financial aid.
» Community resources list
Report Housing Fraud
The Housing Authority of the City of Austin has a Fraud Investigation Unit dedicated solely to investigating allegations of suspected fraud.
» Report housing fraud by phone or email
Southwest Housing Compliance Coporation
The Housing Authority of the City of Austin's nonprofit subsidiary serves as contract administrator for project-based Section 8 housing in Texas and Arkansas.
» Go to the SHCC website