How to Apply

We now only accept online applications from your smartphone, tablet or desktop! Click here to apply online.

If your application is denied, you will receive written correspondence by mail.  If you wish to appeal, you must do so in writing within 10 days of the decision to our local office. Please make appeals attention to the Admissions and Occupancy Specialist.

If you do not have internet access, please come by the office to use a computer to submit your application.

The Housing Authority of the City of Orange
516 Burton
Orange, TX 77630

1. Computers in the office can only be used to submit online applications during the hours below.

Monday & Tuesday
8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

2. The following information is required:

Birth certificates
Current ID
Social security cards or verification of Social Security Number for all family members
Current income verification

3. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and income must be within the maximum income limits established by HUD.

4. Eligible applicants are placed on a waiting list by date and time.

5. Applicants may have their names on the waiting list for both public housing and Section 8.