Housing Choice Voucher Program

HACV’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, commonly known as the “Section 8” program, provides housing assistance, in the form of vouchers, to families. The HCV Program offers the opportunity for low-income families to rent from a landlord in the private rental market. A family issued a housing voucher is responsible for finding a suitable housing unit where the owner agrees to rent under the program. HCV Program Waitlist is currently closed.


  • To Participate in the Housing Choice Voucher Program, applicants must:
  • Qualify as a family.
  • Have a combined income under the established income limits.
  • Disclose and verify Social Security Numbers for each household member.
  • Be a U. S. Citizen or National or meet eligible non-citizen immigration status.
  • Have no history of drug/alcohol abuse and/or have record of violent crime.
  • Have no household member that is subject to lifetime registration under any State sex offender law.
  • Have no household member that owes money to any housing authority.
  • Each household member must comply with the requirement to sign release information authorization and/or consent forms.
  • Full Eligibility Criteria and Details can be found in the Administrative Plan

Income Eligibility

Income eligibility limits are set by the Office of the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as percentages of the local area median income. The incomes below are the maximum household income based on the number of family members in the household. Only applicants who meet the following income limits are eligible.

FY 2021 Income Limit Area: Victoria

Median Family Income : $74,400

No. of Family Members

30% of Median

Very Low Income


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For more information on area median income and income limits visit:

Income Limits

FY 2021 Income Limits Documentation System -- Summary for Victoria County, Texas (huduser.gov) https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/il/il2021/2021summary.odn?states=48.0&data=2021&inputname=METRO47020M47020*4846999999%2BVictoria+County&stname=Texas&statefp=48&year=2021&selection_type=county

Area Median Income

FY 2021 Income Limits Documentation System - Median Income Calculation for Victoria County, Texas (huduser.gov) https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/il/il2021/2021MedCalc.odn