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There is NEVER a charge to apply for federally funded public housing.  Do not ever fall victim to any type of scam that attempts to charge you to apply for public housing assistance.  Do not use any internet website that says that they can get you on a waiting list for a fee.  These are scams and you will not be placed on a waiting list.  You will just pay money that will not do anything to help you.  If any federal agency ever asks you for money to be placed on a waiting list you should immediately contact your local HUD office.  Private apartments and private landlords are able to charge you an application fee.  Click below to see a warning regarding Waiting List Scams:

Waiting List Scam Alert

If you applied for the Low Rent Housing Program and your  household consists of less than five individuals your Low Rent Housing wait list application will be dropped.  We only have three and four bedroom homes.  Your Housing Choice Voucher application will remain in place.  Only the Low Rent Housing wait list application is dropped. 

Click here to check your position on the waiting list or update your application

The link above will allow you to log in and see your current position on the waiting list.  You can also update your application.  Once you click the link and the screen changes, click the “View your Application” button to begin.

You must keep your e-mail address current.  We will not send updates by any method other than e-mail.

You are responsible for updating your application information during the 30 day period of January 15 – February 15 and again during the period of July 15 – August 15.  Failure to update your information during this time period will automatically drop you from the wait list.  You will be assigned a position based on your selected preference (if applicable), date, and time of application.  The wait list is updated on the 5th business day of the month.   Plano Housing Authority will not release any wait list information over the telephone.

Plano Housing Authority will only accept applications for the waiting list during an announced open period.  We do not offer any form of emergency housing.  Click the External Resources tab at the top of the page for agencies that may be able to provide additional resources.

We will make a Public Notice in the local newspaper and on our website at least 30 days before the wait list opens.

Below are phone numbers of other housing authorities that may be able to assist you.  Click the name of the housing authority to visit their website.


Arlington                        817-275-3351

Commerce                         903-886-2946

Dallas                                214-951-8300

Dallas County                    214-819-1871

Denton                              940-383-1504

Frisco                                 972-377-3031

Fort Worth                         817-333-3605

Garland                             972-205-3393

Greenville                           903-455-1771

Grapevine                           817-421-6404

Grand Prairie                       972-237-8176

McKinney                            972-542-5641

Mesquite                             972-329-8347

Tarrant County                    817-531-7640

Weatherford                        817-596-0300




Click Texas Housing Authority Waiting List Status for the waiting list information of Texas Housing Authorities.


Plano Housing Authority has a 25 mile radius jurisdiction from our Administrative Building located at 1740 Ave G, Plano TX  75074.  Click the map below for a larger version.

Operating Area of 25 mile radius