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.
DCHHS' Section 8 Housing Assistance 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, contact the Housing Supervisor at 214-819-1871.
Find out what requirements a unit must meet in order to satisfy Housing Quality Standards.
Read the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act.
The Family Self-Sufficiency 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.
Contact FSS Program Coordinator for more information at 214-819-2889.
The Section 8 Homeownership Program DCHHS offers provides homeownership opportunities to eligible Section 8 Program participants. Section 8 financial assistance can be applied for homeownership purposes.
Contact Home Loan Counseling Center Administrator M. Joyce Brown at 214-819-6060 for more information.
Read more about the services the Home Loan Counseling Center offers.
For more information, visit the Dallas County Housing Agency in Suite 700 or call 214-819-1871. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.