Gainesville Housing Authority

715 E. California St., Gainesville, TX, 76240
(940) 665-1747



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Cooke County

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About Gainesville Housing Authority

The Gainesville Housing Authority sets policy for Housing Authority procedures.The Board oversees actions of the Housing Authority and suggests plans and application procedures.

The Board has five members elected to two-year terms.


Program Summary for Gainesville Housing Authority

Gainesville 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. Gainesville Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Gainesville Housing Authority administered a total of 416 Section 8 Vouchers. Gainesville Housing Authority currently has Section 8 as its program type. Gainesville Housing Authority is located at 715 E. California St., Gainesville, TX, 76240 and serves the city of Gainesville. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Gainesville Housing Authority at, (940) 665-1747 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Gainesville Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 11/29/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 416
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Gainesville Housing Authority is currently Open


2020 Income Limits for Cooke 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 Cooke County, TX:

Median Income
$74,200
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $26,000
  • $29,700
  • $33,400
  • $37,100
  • $40,100
  • $43,050
  • $46,050
  • $49,000
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $15,600
  • $17,800
  • $21,720
  • $26,200
  • $30,680
  • $35,160
  • $39,640
  • $44,120
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $41,550
  • $47,500
  • $53,450
  • $59,350
  • $64,100
  • $68,850
  • $73,600
  • $78,350

2017 Fair Market Rents for Cooke 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 Cooke County, TX:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$624 $628 $835 $1045 $1151



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Whitesboro Housing Authority Whitesboro Housing Authority Whitesboro TX N/A N/A Open 14.04 Miles Contact
Tioga Housing Authority Tioga Housing Authority Tioga TX 72 484 Open 16.67 Miles Contact
Denton Housing Authority Denton Housing Authority Denton TX N/A N/A Open 28.78 Miles Contact
Grayson County Housing Authority Grayson County Housing Authority Sherman TX 353 N/A Closed 29.35 Miles Contact
Texoma Housing Partners Texoma Housing Partners Sherman TX 667 N/A Open 31.08 Miles Contact
Sherman Housing Authority Sherman Housing Authority Sherman TX N/A N/A Open 31.61 Miles Contact

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Gainesville Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
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Cooke County Quick Facts

Population: 38,761
Persons Per Household: 2.61
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 8.4%
Homeownership Rate: 69.5%
Housing Units: 16,580
Yearly Income Per Person: $25,186
Median Household Income: $50,067