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The Villas at EastwoodThe waiting list is now open for our newest development.

The Retreat at Westlock: The waiting list is now open for our newest senior development located in northwest Harris County. Click here for more information.

Primrose at Heritage Park: Units ready for move in for applicants age 55+. Call 832-249-6290 for more information. 

Cypresswood Estates: Units ready for move in for applicants age 55+. Click here


Thank you for your application to the HCHA Housing Choice Voucher waiting list. Here are a couple of things you should know about checking your status at Please direct all questions to our dedicated waiting list email address,, for the fastest response. 

Step 1.

You must first check your status at using your username and password you set up during the application process to determine if you are Active (accepted) or Inactive (not accepted). Only Active applicants will be able to create an account in Assistance Check. 

Step 2. 

If your status is “Active,” you will need the PIN number from your confirmation receipt you received at the end of your application to set up your account in Assistance Check. Check your status now at

If your status is “Inactive,” there is nothing further to do. You can join our Mailing List or follow us on Twitter and Facebook to stay connected regarding any future announcements about upcoming waiting list openings.


Email us at .

 If you have questions about the waiting list or your application, all inquiries will be managed through our dedicated waiting list email address, for effective tracking and resolution of issues and faster response times.

Contacting our call center or visiting our central office staff will not expedite your inquiry. Therefore, the fastest and most efficient way to get your questions answered is by emailing us at


Active applicants have a secure spot on the waiting list. If you are having issues with assistance check, Email us at .

Assistance check allows enhanced communication with the Housing Authority including the ability to keep your legal and mailing information updated.

Not being able to log in at this time does not affect your application or position on the 2016 waiting list. The Housing Authority does not have an anticipated date as to when applicants will be contacted from the waitlist. When an anticipated date is determined, the Housing Authority will post the information on our website. 


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The Harris County Housing Authority will not discriminate against any applicant from participation because of race, age, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, family status or sexual orientation.