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The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) is the 14th largest public housing authority in the United States that provides affordable housing to 40,000 El Pasoans through the federal tax dollars we receive each year from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Due to the impact our operations have on approximately 6 percent of the City’s population, HACEP prides itself on its transparency and responsiveness to provide accurate, relevant, and useful information to our colleagues in the press and to the public at large. 

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Former Public Housing Resident Purchases Her Own Home

A single mother with three small daughters never envisioned herself leaving an apartment community where she has lived a modest life. Eva Alcocer, a Public Housing resident in El Paso,…

Construction Complete on Eastside Crossings Apartment Community

El Paso, Texas — The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP), Hunt Companies Inc. (Hunt), and Investment Builders, Inc. (IBI), today celebrated the opening of ‘Eastside…

HACEP Wins $21.5 Million for Affordable Housing

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) approved two applications last Thursday submitted by the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) for 9 percent…

Community Partners Donate 300 Backpacks to Low Income Children of Section 8

As schools across El Paso resume for the 2014-2015 academic year, many families receiving housing assistance from the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) are wondering how…

HACEP Issues RAD Contract Opportunity for Moving Services

As the largest public housing authority in the United States to participate in the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Project, the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) is…

HACEP Launches New Customer Service Portal for Landlords of the HCV Program

The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) is glad to announce the launch of the new Landlord Portal on July 15, 2014.  In our efforts to improve customer…

HACEP Allocates 10 Housing Choice Vouchers to “Money Follows the Person Demonstration” Program

On Thanksgiving night in 2011, after a great meal with her friends and family, Eustolia Garretson’s life changed forever when an unknown infection in her leg caused her to…

HACEP’s Housing Choice Voucher Program Earns High Performance Status by HUD for Fourth Year

EL PASO - The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso, Texas (HACEP) is proud to announce that the Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly known as Section 8) is again…

Gerald Cichon Celebrates Sixth Anniversary as CEO of HACEP

EL PASO – During January's regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP), Gerald W. Cichon will celebrate his…

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