SECTION 8 HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER

DHA Housing Choice Voucher Program offers the opportunity for low-income families to choose affordable rental housing within Hidalgo County. Freedom of choice enables the family to obtain affordable housing outside areas of high poverty concentration. It also offers participants a chance for a better quality of life by providing access to greater employment opportunities, access to better schools and after-school programs. Information on the assisted housing programs can be provided through housing@donnaha.com or through tenant/landlord media such as DHA landlord newsletter, “The Proprietor” or DHA client newsletter, “Our Neighbors.”
For more information please email
housing@donnaha.com

If you do not have access to a computer, you may call:
Phone: (956) 464-4473
fax: (956) 461-3798

How affordable is Section 8 Housing?
Rent Payment: The formula used in determining rental payment is the highest of the following:
30% of monthly adjusted income (after allowed deductions)
10% of monthly gross income
$50 minimum rent


What is Low Rent / Public Housing?
Public Housing is subsidized assistance for residents of DHA-owned properties. DHA manages and maintains dwelling units. These rental units are located throughout the city of Donna, and are available to eligible low-income families, seniors and people with disabilities.

How affordable is Public Housing?
Rent Payment: The formula used in determining rental payment is the highest of the following:

• 30% of monthly adjusted income (after allowed deductions)
• 10% of monthly income or
• Flat Rent (varies by property as determined by market survey)


Homeownership Programs

DHA believes homeownership is one of the best ways for families to establish self-sufficiency. By partnering with local banks and mortgage lenders, DHA has developed two strong programs to help low-income families fulfill the dream of owning their own home. For more information on applying contact
Norma Gaytan (956) 464-4473 (ngaytan@donnaha.com)