About The Housing Authority of the City of Lubbock

The Housing Authority of the City of Lubbock was established in 1941, and empowered with the responsibility and authority to maintain the Public Housing Program for the City of Lubbock, Texas. The Section 8 Program was created by the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974.

The City has the authority to monitor the HA’s activities and operation through the appointment of a five member commissioner’s board. This board is appointed by the Mayor. The Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Lubbock consists of five members, including one resident, who are appointed to staggered two year terms.

The housing authority staff members are not city employees. Their income and employment is supported through the federal funding of the housing authority.

The Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the City of Lubbock meets at noon on the third Tuesday of each month. The agenda will be posted at the Lubbock County Courthouse, Lubbock City Hall and at the Housing Authority office. The Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority are:

Dan Alderson, Chair
Elena Quintanilla, Vice Chair
Mamie Young, Resident Commissioner
Ron Dingle
John Richardson

In addition to income limitations, other criteria include, but may not be limited to:

  • A fully completed application must be made with management.
  • Third party verification is done on all items completed on the application. False information will be reason for automatic rejection.
  • Applicants who are not able to have utilities connected in their name will be rejected.
  • Applicants and household members must pass a criminal background investigation. (Policy available at LCHA office).
  • Applicants will be notified by letter of acceptance or rejection of application.