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The Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA)
Bringing Opportunity Home

Welcome to the Housing Authority of the City of Austin’s (HACA’s) pre-application for the Public Housing and Project-Based Rental Assistance programs. Please read the information below before completing the pre-application.


To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. The Head of Household must be 18 or older, or a legally emancipated minor.
  2. The total household income must be below the income limits established by HUD.
  3. At least one (1) person in the household must be an eligible citizen or an eligible non-citizen.

Final program eligibility will be determined when your name reaches the top of the waiting list.
Please visit hacanet.org for more details on eligibility requirements.

The Housing Authority of the City of Austin does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, marital status, familial status, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, ancestry, or sexual orientation in the access to, admission into, or employment in, housing programs or activities.

The position below has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s regulations implementing Section 504.

Position: Vice President of Housing and Community Development
Address: 1124 S. IH 35 Austin, TX 78704
Telephone: (512) 477-4488
Telephone TTY: (800) 735-2989

  1. Full names
  2. Social Security Numbers (if applicable)
  3. Birth dates
  4. Estimated Gross Income

You must complete and submit the entire application before being placed on the waiting list.


There are 18 properties in HACA’s portfolio.

North Properties Central / East Properties South Properties
  1. Coronado Hills
  2. Gaston Place (Age 62+ or Disabled*)
  3. Georgian Manor
  4. Northgate
  5. Northloop (Age 62+ or Disabled*)
  6. Thurmond Heights
  1. Booker T. Washington
  2. Chalmers Courts
  3. Lakeside (Age 62+ or Disabled*)
  4. Rosewood Courts
  5. Salina (Age 62+ or Disabled*)
  6. Santa Rita Courts
  1. Bouldin Oaks
  2. Goodrich
  3. Manchaca II
  4. Manchaca Village
  5. Meadowbrook
  6. Shadowbend

*There are 4 properties designated for the elderly and disabled. For these properties the Head of Household, Spouse or Co-Head must be age 62 or older (as stated in the chart above) AND/OR disabled.

For additional information about our properties including applicable waiting list preferences, please visit hacanet.org/communities.


To begin your application, please choose below which property you would like to apply for. You may apply for more than one property, but you must submit a separate application for each one. Once your application is submitted, you will be given the option to return to this page and submit an additional application for a different property. Please do not submit more than one application for the same property. Only one application for each property will be accepted.

Please enter the date of birth for the Head of Household (required)

Date of birth

Available Groupings:

Select the programs you want to apply to:

Please enter your SSN twice to get started:

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