Dallas Housing Authority Waitlist Pre-Application
Public Housing/Housing owned by Dallas Housing Authority (DHA)
Central Office Building
3939 N. Hampton Rd.
Dallas, TX 75212.

Please read carefully. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
 
To be qualified for admission to public housing/housing owned by the Dallas Housing Authority (DHA), an applicant must meet all of the following requirements:
a.   Be a family as defined in DHA’s Admission and Continued Occupancy Policy;
b.   Meet requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on citizenship or immigration status, or pay a higher rent;
c.   Have an Annual Income at or below HUD’s income limits posted in DHA offices.
d.   Provide documentation of Social Security numbers for all family members; or, if a family member does not claim eligible immigration status, certify that the family member does not have a Social Security number;
e.   Meet or exceed the Applicant Selection Criteria related to tenancy history, criminal activity, alcohol abuse and utility payment history; and
 
Pay any money owed to DHA or any other housing authority from either the public housing program or Section 8 voucher programs. Complete applications will be entered on the waiting list as described in DHA’s Procedure on Waiting List Administration. The waiting list will then be sorted according to unit type, size and applicant admission preferences.
 
Be sure to include the name, social security number, date of birth and all income for every family member who will live in the household.
 
Be sure to provide your complete address and telephone number so we can reach you to schedule an application interview. It is your responsibility to update your current mailing address and contact information.  Failure to do so may result in withdrawal from the waiting list.
 
If you do not have a telephone number and are eligible for a preference as certified by an Approved Referral Agency, you are eligible to enroll in the Community Voice Mail.
 
Community Voice Mail is a personalized confidential voice mailbox that only you and your family will have access to at no charge.  If enrolled, you will be provided with a phone number and a unique password that will allow you to retrieve voice mail messages.  You can give this phone number to employers, shelters, transitional housing, healthcare services, childcare and school contacts, social service agencies, and your friends and family.  Your Community Voice Mail number will keep you connected.