Welcome to HACA

As a High Performing Housing Authority that assists over 18,000 Austinites, the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) owns and operates nearly 1,900 units of conventional public housing in 18 developments throughout Austin. Development sites range from high-rise apartments on Lady Bird Lake to small duplexes in residential neighborhoods. HACA also manages the Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 Program that provides rental vouchers for more than 5,000 units of housing in Austin's private rental market.

What's New?

Board of Commissioners

HACA Scholarship Foundation

In 2010, the HACA Scholarship Foundation was created as a permanent endowment fund. Learn more here.

Update on Amplify Austin: The final numbers are in for the HACA Scholarship Foundation's 2014 Austin Amplify campaign. Together we raised $5,355 from 98 individual donors! Everyone at the Foundation is ecstatic about the success of our first Amplify drive. Congratulations and THANK YOU to everyone involved!

Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant

The Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) has been awarded a $300,000 planning grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Choice Neighborhoods Initiative to strategize the revitalization of its Rosewood Courts Property and the surrounding neighborhood. Please visit www.rosewoodchoice.com for more information.
View the full press release
View the Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant

Community Resources

The Housing Authority of the City of Austin maintains lists of resources on many types of local, state and national housing resources including homebuyer assistance and financial aid.
» Community resources list

Report Housing Fraud

The Housing Authority of the City of Austin has a Fraud Investigation Unit dedicated solely to investigating allegations of suspected fraud.
» Report housing fraud by phone or email

Southwest Housing Compliance Corporation

The Housing Authority of the City of Austin's nonprofit subsidiary serves as contract administrator for project-based Section 8 housing in Texas and Arkansas.
» Go to the SHCC website