THERE ARE HELPFUL RESOURCES RIGHT HERE TO GUIDE YOU EVERY STEP OF THE WAY.
DHA HAS TWO MAIN HOUSING OPTIONS:
DHA-OWNED AND MANAGED HOUSING PROPERTIES and
HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM (SECTION 8)
which offers rental assistance for private market housing of your choice.
Use this quick comparison chart to determine which DHA affordable housing solution is the best for you.
DHA’s affordable housing program admissions are based on an area median income (AMI), which is calculated according to your gross annual income (before taxes and benefits are deducted).
DHA follows state and federal income limits to determine eligibility. Here is a reference chart that has the most recent area median income (AMI) metrics for your reference.
If you cannot afford your current rent, Dallas County has some funds set aside to help its residents avoid eviction through rent/utilities payment support. DHA does not provide support for emergency rent/utilities payments.
For more information about this resource, please visit:
THE HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM
The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program (formerly known as the Section 8 program) is a rental housing assistance solution that places housing choice in the hands of the individual or family.
DHA RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES
DHA Residential Communities are made up of affordable rental housing for low to moderate income families and individuals.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT DEVELOPMENTS IN DALLAS
The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs provides a statewide listing of low-income housing tax-credit properties. This list includes multi-family properties that have allocated affordable housing units for low to moderate income families you can also apply for.
To apply, please contact each property directly. These properties are not affiliated with DHA. To view the list of affordable housing properties listed by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, CLICK HERE
To search affordable housing properties listed by HUD, CLICK HERE
IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF EMERGENCY SHELTER OR ARE IN A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SITUATION, HERE ARE SOME RESOURCES FOR YOU: