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Public Housing was established by Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. The Housing Authority receives a subsidy from HUD to assist with the management and maintenance of the units.
The rent is based on approximately 30 percent of the household income or a Flat Rent (resident’s choice).
W. Texas Street has 19 elderly and disabled units consisting of eight efficiencies, 10 one-bedroom, and one handicap two-bedroom units.
Starnes / Brewer has nine family units consisting of six two-bedroom and one handicap two-bedroom located on N. Starnes, and two three-bedroom units located on Brewer.
S. Scribner has 10 family units consisting of eight two-bedroom and two three-bedroom units.
W. Worth has 40 elderly and disabled units consisting of 37 one-bedroom and three handicap one-bedroom units.
Applicants come to the top of the waiting list according to the preference ranking, date, and time of their application. Grapevine residents or individuals who work in Grapevine are given a higher preference. All who fall within the estimated income limits set forth by HUD annually are eligible. When your name reaches the top of the waiting list, you will be notified when a unit is available. At this time, your income, assets, criminal history, landlord, and personal references will be verified.
Two or more persons, who are not so related, but are regularly living together, and can verify shared income or resources who will live together in Authority housing
Elderly familyNear elderly familyDisabled familyDisplaced personSingle personThe remaining member of a tenant familyA foster care arrangementA kinship care management
Other persons, including members temporarily absent (e.g., a child temporarily placed in foster care or a student temporarily away at college) may be considered a part of the applicant family’s household if they are living or will live regularly with the family. (24 CFR 5.403)