Beaumont Housing Authority

1890 Laurel St., Beaumont, TX, 77701

Jefferson County

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About Beaumont Housing Authority

Established in 1941, the Beaumont Housing Authority strives to be responsive to the needs of the community and the people it serves. In an effort to fulfill the need for decent, safe and sanitary housing, the Authority operates a Public Housing Program, a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program and a Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Program. Currently over 1,700 families receive housing assistance annually from BHA.

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program administered by BHA makes housing assistance payments to private landlords for eligible families, senior citizens, disabled and handicapped persons. This program enables eligible persons to rent privately-owned, existing, decent, safe and sanitary housing within the Beaumont City limits as well as in areas of adjacent counties.

Additional Information

They do have a Section 8 waiting list however, it is closed as of late 2017. Contact their office for information about their Public Housing Program.

Mission Statement

The Beaumont Housing Authority's mission is to acquire, develop and professionally manage a diverse real estate portfolio in order to provide affordable housing, supportive services and upward mobility opportunities to all economic sectors.

Program Summary for Beaumont Housing Authority

Beaumont Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Beaumont Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 732 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Beaumont Housing Authority administered a total of 2,067 Section 8 Vouchers. Beaumont Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Beaumont Housing Authority is located at 1890 Laurel St., Beaumont, TX, 77701 and serves the city of Beaumont. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Beaumont Housing Authority at, (409)951-7200 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Beaumont Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 15
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 2,067
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 732
Waiting list for the Beaumont Housing Authority is currently Open

2017 Income Limits for Jefferson County, TX

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Jefferson County, TX:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $20,450
  • $23,400
  • $26,300
  • $29,200
  • $31,550
  • $33,900
  • $36,250
  • $38,550
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $12,250
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,250
  • $38,550
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $32,700
  • $37,400
  • $42,050
  • $46,700
  • $50,450
  • $54,200
  • $57,950
  • $61,650

2017 Fair Market Rents for Jefferson County, TX

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Jefferson County, TX:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$539 $685 $832 $1071 $1171

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Port Arthur Housing Authority Port Arthur Housing Authority Port Arthur TX 2,949 302 Open 17.45 Miles Contact
Orange County Housing Authority Orange County Housing Authority Port Arthur TX N/A N/A Open 17.47 Miles Contact
Orange City Housing Authority Orange City Housing Authority Orange TX 868 375 Open 22.79 Miles Contact
Vinton Housing Authority Vinton Housing Authority Vinton LA 50 68 Open 33.23 Miles Contact
Liberty County Housing Authority Liberty County Housing Authority Liberty TX N/A N/A Open 40.7 Miles Contact
Kirbyville Housing Authority Kirbyville Housing Authority Kirbyville TX N/A N/A Open 41.72 Miles Contact

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Beaumont Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Jefferson County Quick Facts

Population: 252,235
Persons Per Household: 2.55
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 22.2%
Homeownership Rate: 64.1%
Housing Units: 106,795
Yearly Income Per Person: $23,236
Median Household Income: $42,568