Dallas Housing Authority Waitlist Pre-Application Website
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Dallas Housing Authority to Accept Applications for
Residency at Estell Village, Lakeland Manor, and Forest Green Manor Properties

The Dallas Housing Authority (DHA) will accept applications for participation in its rental housing assistance programs for specific properties only during Open Enrollment.   The Open Enrollment for Estell Village, Lakeland Manor, and Forest Green Manor Properties will begin at 9:00 AM (Central Time) on Tuesday, March 6th and will remain open until further notice.
All persons, including current applicants, interested in residing in either of these three properties with rental housing assistance must apply during Open Enrollment.   Applicants will be provided the opportunity to submit an application to reside at one or more of the above listed properties with rental housing assistance.
Applications received will be selected from the waiting list for each property in chronological order (date and time of application).   DHA will determine eligibility based on household income, and other criteria.
Applicants with gross annual income from all members of their household equal to or less than the applicable Area Medium Income (AMI), as shown in the table below, may be eligible to participate in the DHA Public Housing and Project Based Voucher programs.
Persons per Household MF and PBV Income Limits*
1 $25,700
2 $29,400
3 $33,050
4 $36,700
5 $39,650
6 $42,600
*Income limits as of November 22, 2017; Income Limits are subject to change based on HUD publication.
Applications can be completed online during the Open Enrollment period and will be retained 18-months.
Applicants must have an active email address to apply.  Free email accounts are available through websites such as Google: http://mail.google.com/mail/signup.  DHA does not endorse any Internet provider.
To apply
 Click on the link below to access the Rent Café application website.
Property NameProperty AddressNumber of BedroomsAdditional QualificationsTo apply, go to:
Estell Village MF / PBV 5969 Highland Village, Dallas, Texas 75241 1, 2, 3, 4 https://www.rentcafe.com/onlineleasing/estell-village-apartments/guestlogin.aspx
Lakeland Manor MF / PBV 3105 Peavy Road, Dallas, TX 75228 1, 2 Age 62+ or Disabled http://www.rentcafe.com/onlineleasing/lakeland-manor-0/guestlogin.aspx
Forest Green Manor, MF / PBV 9730 Shepherd Road, Dallas, TX 75243 1, 2 Age 62+ or Disabled https://www.rentcafe.com/onlineleasing/forest-green/guestlogin.aspx
  1. Register for Rent Café.
  2. When registering, you will be required to set up a User Name and Password.
  3. After registration is completed, answer all questions on the application,  and submit the application electronically.
  4. Print the receipt of your submitted application and keep a copy in a safe place for future reference.  Your receipt is needed to check the status of your application, make changes, and to receive information and notices from the DHA.
You may access information on the DHA’s online applicant portal that allows you to:
  • check the status of your Waiting List application
  • make changes to your application, and
  • receive important information, notices and invitations by email from the DHA
       NOTE: If you have previously registered with Rent Cafe, we recommend that you use the same username and password.
Applicants needing access to a computer or the internet may use a computer at any branch of the Dallas Public Library or the computer kiosk at the DHA offices located at 3939 N. Hampton Road or 2575 Lone Star Drive, Dallas, TX 75212.
Persons with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation may contact the Dallas Housing Authority at 214-224-3611 for special assistance with the application process.
More information is available on the Dallas Housing Authority website at www.dhadal.com. If you have any questions, please contact our office directly at 214-224-3611.
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