Approximately 5,000 people are on the wait list for a Housing Choice Voucher and the list is now closed. If you applied for a voucher in 2017, click here to check your status.  You will need to provide your Social Security number and date of birth. If your ranking number is greater than 5,000 you did not make the wait list. A confirmation number simply confirms that your application was submitted, not selected.

The wait list is open for various preferences as follows:

  • Homeless college students referred by Tarrant County College Visions Program. Limited to 10 vouchers. Contact 817-515-4333.
  • Nursing facility residents referred by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services. Limited to 10 vouchers and 10 public housing units. Contact 682-221-4662.
  • Homeless persons referred by MHMR of Tarrant County Homeless Services. Limited to 40 vouchers. Contact 682-301-2013.
  • Homeless families with children enrolled in the Fort Worth Independent School District. Referred by FWISD Special Programs.
  • Limited to 20 vouchers and 10 public housing units. Contact 817-814-2875.
  • Current FWHS Permanent Supportive Housing participants whose condition has improved and who are not as dependent on supportive services as determined by their sponsoring agency case manager. Contact your case manager.
  • Homeless persons on the Tarrant County Homeless Coalition Coordinated Entry System. Limited to 50 vouchers. Contact 817-996-8800.
  • Displaced individuals and families displaced as a result of a natural disaster, government action (eminent domain), domestic violence, HUD disposition of a multi-family complex (which includes modernization or demolition instituted by FWHS), disposition of Public Housing owned by FWHS, including scattered site units and conversion of Public Housing units to Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); hate crimes or because they have agreed to testify for a legal proceeding on a criminal action.