Wait List Application

Frequently asked Questions:

  • How can I apply for Section 8 in Elgin, TX?

  • How can I get an application for public Housing in Elgin, TX?

    • The wait list is currently closed, we can not give out applications at this time.​

  • Where can I get information on other Housing Authorities in Texas?

Texas Housing Waiting List Status

Directory of Texas Housing Authorities (Contact Information)

  • How long is the waitlist?

    • 2 to 6+ Years

  • What do I need to apply for assistance?

    • You will need the following to complete an application online.  Effective 2020 all applications will be done online.

      • Valid E-mail address for application and communication

      • Name of all household members

      • Social Security Numbers for all all household members

      • Birth Dates for all household members

      • Income for all household members

  • When will you begin accepting applications?

    • EHA will open the Pre-application waitlist for HCV/Section 8 October 1-3,2020.

YOU WILL need a e-mail address to submit an application.

Free E-Mail Account

Section 8 Waiting List Pre-Application Opening - October 1-3, 2020.

The Section 8 Pre-Application Waiting List will be open on October 1, 2020 at 9:00am and will close on October 3, 2020 at 11:59pm.  A lottery sort will be done after the closing of the list to place applicants in the pre-application wait list order.

APPLICANTS must maintain contact information - by emailing to update any changes to email, phone number or address.  If the housing authority can not reach the applicant at the information provided in the application, they will be removed from the waiting list.


WAIT LIST APPLICATION WILL BE OPEN FOR Section 8 (Waiting List Pre-Application)
Opening - October 1, 2020 @ 9am to October 3, 2020 @ 11:59pm



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