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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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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…

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 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 Announces Winners of the 2014 Art Competition, “Home Is Where the HeART Is”

The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 HACEP Art Competition, the annual art competition that encourages local artists…

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…

Formerly Homeless Veteran Purchases First Home

On Thursday, April 24, Daniel Lemus’ dream finally came true when he transitioned from a formerly homeless veteran into a homeowner.  For Mr. Lemus, who served in Korea in…

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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