Advocating for and pursuing affordable housing opportunities for the maximum number of low-income individuals and families in Arlington.

Housing Authority of the City of Arlington

Need Good Tenants for Your Rental Property?

The Arlington Housing Authority assists 100 new households each month to identify and select suitable rental housing in the City of Arlington by connecting screened, qualified tenants with participating Landlords. For information about participating in the program or how to list your available rental unit,  CLICK HERE or contact the Housing Landlord Liaison, Rosalinda Alvarez, at 817-276-6775.

Request for Proposal – Home Builders

The Arlington Housing Authority is seeking proposals from qualified home builders to design and construct 2 residential, single-family homes on vacant lots owned by the Housing Authority in the city of  Arlington.  Click below for details:

Homeownership Information

The City of Arlington will conduct a Homeownership Fair providing valuable information to prospective homebuyers at the Arlington Convention Center on Saturday, June 25, 2016, from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm.

Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Closed June 24, 2015

On June 24, 2015, at 11:00am CST, the Arlington Housing Authority concluded its one week open enrollment period for the Housing Choice Voucher Program.  The Housing Authority is not accepting applications, but anticipates that Open Enrollment will resume in early August 2016.

NEW – Important Notice to Housing Voucher Participants Regarding Your Chase PayCard

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Changes to Rental Housing Assistance Payments

Effective August 1, 2014, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) implemented a change in the manner in which they process Housing Choice Voucher funding to Public Housing Agencies (PHAs).The Housing Choice Voucher funds are used to issue payments to participating property owners in the form of monthly rental housing assistance for eligible tenants.

HUD will now issue rental housing assistance funding to PHAs on or about the first of each month.  The Arlington Housing Authority (AHA) depends on the receipt of HUD funds before it can issue housing assistance payments.  When the AHA receives its monthly allocation of funding from HUD, for payment of rental housing assistance payments, the AHA will issue payment to participating property owners and tenants.

For Example:

In August 2014, HUD payment of Housing Choice Voucher program funds was received Friday, August 01, 2014.

Upon confirmation that the funds were received in the AHA’s account, the AHA notified its bank to release payments and transfer funds into participating property owner’s accounts.

Transfer of funds is expected to occur Monday morning, August 4, 2014.

Address / Phone / Fax

Housing Authority of the City of Arlington
501 W. Sanford Street, Suite 20
Arlington, TX  76011
Ph:    817-275-3351
Fax:  817-962-1200

Hours of Operation

Office Hours

  • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Mon – Fri

Lobby Hours

  • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Mon – Fri (closed during lunch 12:30-1:30)

News & Announcements

Public Housing Awareness: ReThink Why Housing Matters

Not In My Backyard: ReThink Urges Americans to Think Twice About Their Public Housing Perceptions. ReThink Celebrates Public Housing Residents’ Stories of Success through Documentary-Style Storytelling to Show Reality. Read more

 Arlington Home Improvements Incentive Program 
Learn how you can receive a rebate, up to $5,000 per dwelling, by improving your home.


Arlington Housing Finance Corporation – Mortgage Credit Certificate Program
A Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) is a federal income tax credit designed to assist persons to become homeowners. With an MCC, the qualified homebuyer is eligible to subtract a portion of the annual interest paid on the mortgage as a special tax credit, not to exceed $2,000.

Utility Assistance
The Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) provides utility assistance to help residents achieve energy self-sufficiency and avoid utility disruptions.  This program is offered by Community Action Partners which serves all of Tarrant County.  For more information or to make an appointment, please call 817-392-5790 or visit their offices at 1601 E. Lamar, Suite 201, Arlington, TX 76011 or visit the website at:  Community Action Partners

Foreclosure Crisis – Help is available!
Persons at risk of losing their home through foreclosure may find valuable relief. Review a list of resources compiled by the Arlington Housing Authority. Information is also available for lenders and other organizations to obtain the latest information about proposed legislation, new products and services, and the Economic Stimulus Package.