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Dallas County Housing Agency

The Dallas County Housing Agency is located at 2377 N. Stemmons Fwy. Suite 700 in Dallas. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The telephone number is 214-819-1871.

Dallas County Health and Human Services offers multiple housing assistance programs that accommodate the needs of Dallas County residents as they progress from renting to owning their own home.

Section 8 Housing Assistance Program

This program helps low-to moderate income residents rent decent, safe and sanitary housing. The program provides financial assistance, counseling and housing inspection services. Applications for assistance are accepted when the waiting list is open, THE LIST IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.

To check the availability of the waiting list or for more information, call 214-819-1871.

Family Self-Sufficiency Program

This program provides supportive services to enable participants to achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency. The program assists eligible Section 8 Program participants with their basic educational needs, development of employment skills and training. Program participation can last up to five years, during which time participants must seek and maintain suitable employment.

To contact the FSS Program Coordinator for more information, call 214-819-2889.


To find out the requirements a unit must meet in order to satisfy housing quality standards,

click here.

To find out the maximum subsidy standards in rent and utilities for the Choice Voucher Program,

click here. For single family, click here. For apartments/townhomes, click here.

Read the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act.

LANDLORDS: Follow these steps to leasing your property.

Click here for Landlord Request Form & Rent Increase Form..

Mark your calendar for the next mandatory briefing session. Reservations are required.

Section 8 Homeownership Program

This program provides homeownership opportunities to eligible Section 8 program participants. Section 8 program participants can transfer their rental voucher to a homeownership voucher.

To find out more information about the Section 8 Homeownership Program, contact the Home Loan Counseling Center at 214-819-6060.

For general questions or for more information about Dallas County Health and Human Services,
please email Director Zachary Thompson at: zachary.thompson@dallascounty.org

Zachary S. Thompson
Christopher Perkins, D.O., M.P.H.
Medical Director / Health Authority

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