Fort Worth Housing Authority

1201 E 13th Street, Fort Worth, TX, 76102
(817) 333-3400



Denton County

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About Fort Worth Housing Authority

FWHA is a premier provider of quality affordable and accessible housing for thousands of families in the City of Fort Worth. FWHA housing programs range from providing rent subsidies for housing in the private market, to connecting customers with affordable housing properties owned by the housing authority. We also offer special programs for the homeless and disabled, and operate two innovative Homeownership Programs for eligible program participants.


Mission Statement

The Housing Authority of the City of Fort Worth (FWHA) is committed to providing quality affordable and accessible housing in a living environment that integrates low-and moderate-income individuals and families into the greater community without discrimination; and to creating economic opportunities for our program participants to become self-sufficient.

Program Summary for Fort Worth Housing Authority

Fort Worth 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. Fort Worth Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 2,880 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Fort Worth Housing Authority administered a total of 5,514 Section 8 Vouchers. Fort Worth Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Fort Worth Housing Authority is located at 1201 E 13th Street, Fort Worth, TX, 76102 and serves the city of Fort Worth. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Fort Worth Housing Authority at, (817) 333-3400 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Fort Worth Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 16
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 5,514
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 2,880
Waiting list for the Fort Worth Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Tarrant 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 Tarrant County, TX:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $24,300
  • $27,800
  • $31,250
  • $34,700
  • $37,500
  • $40,300
  • $43,050
  • $45,850
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $14,600
  • $16,650
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $38,850
  • $44,400
  • $49,950
  • $55,500
  • $59,950
  • $64,400
  • $68,850
  • $73,300

2017 Fair Market Rents for Tarrant 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 Tarrant County, TX:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$671 $770 $973 $1338 $1702



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Haltom City Housing Authority Haltom City Housing Authority Haltom City TX N/A N/A Closed 5.01 Miles Contact
Tarrant County Housing Authority Tarrant County Housing Authority Fort Worth TX N/A N/A Open 5.46 Miles Contact
Arlington City Housing Authority Arlington City Housing Authority Arlington TX N/A N/A Open 11.99 Miles Contact
Grand Prairie Housing Authority Grand Prairie Housing Authority Grand Prairie TX 2,701 N/A Open 18.19 Miles Contact
Grapevine Housing Authority Grapevine Housing Authority Grapevine TX 83 98 Closed 18.86 Miles Contact
Dallas Housing Authority Dallas Housing Authority Dallas TX 59 N/A Open 26.96 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Fort Worth Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
2,898
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Tarrant County Quick Facts

Population: 1,945,360
Persons Per Household: 2.77
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 27.7%
Homeownership Rate: 61.7%
Housing Units: 730,656
Yearly Income Per Person: $28,266
Median Household Income: $56,853