HACEP By the Numbers

  • HACEP is twice as safe as the safest large city in the United States.
  • HACEP is the largest public housing authority in Texas and the 14th largest in the United States based on public housing units in service.
  • HACEP effectively serves 40,000 low-income El Pasoans, or 6 percent of the city's population, through its housing assistance programs.
  • HACEP operates 6,500 public housing and new construction units, 5,600 Housing Choice Vouchers, and 1,300 tax credit and non-subsidized units.
  • HACEP has achieved "High Performer" status every year since 2003 by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 
  • Each year, HACEP infuses more than $9 million into the local economy through its capital construction and renovation projects and $30 million to private landlords who participate in the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
  • HACEP operates a $91 million annual budget and has more than $204 million in net assets.
  • HACEP provides more than a hand out, but a hand up through its homeownership program.  Since 2003, more than 150 HACEP families have closed on their own home.  In addition, thousands of individuals have attained their GED, learned English as a Second Language, and have attained sustainable employment.
  • HACEP employs nearly 430 people from professional executives to well-trained tradesmen.
  • HACEP provides 204 HUD-VASH Vouchers and 15 Shelter Plus Care units for homeless veterans, and 22 Shelter Plus Care units for chronically homeless disabled civilians.

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Housing Authority of the City of El Paso

5300 East Paisano Drive
El Paso, TX 79905
United States

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

(915) 849-3742

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