Housing and Assistance Programs

As the 14th largest public housing authority in the United States, HACEP takes great pride in offering a variety of programs that provide safe, decent, and affordable housing coupled with award-winning programs that provide opportunities and incentives for our families to graduate from subsidized housing into economically-independent lifestyles.

There is a great demand for housing assistance in El Paso. HACEP typically has a waiting period of two to six years before applicants may receive housing assistance. In order to qualify, residents must earn less than 80 percent of the area median income, which is about $39,000 per year for a family of four. However, most of our clients are considered to be extremely low income because they earn less than 30 percent of the area median income.  For that same family of four, that is about $15,000 per year. To address this need, HACEP has developed one of the largest and most comprehensive affordable housing programs in the country. Please click on the program below to find out exactly how these programs work and the populations that they serve.

Rental Assistance

Public Housing Rental Assistance

Public Housing provides assistance for low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.

For Homeless Individuals

This is a transformative, grant-funded initiative to assist chronically homeless, disabled individuals.

For Seniors

HACEP provides a variety of housing options for individuals and families above the age of 62.

For Domestic Farm Laborers

In order to qualify, applicants must be a domestic farm laborer or a retired or disabled domestic farm laborer.

Homebuying Assistance for Our Voucher and Public Housing Clients

Self Sufficiency Assistance and Referral Service for Our Clients

Resident Relations Services

Staff works with partners in the community to link residents with services needed to improve their quality of life.

Submit a Work Order Landlord Resources View Housing Properties

Housing Acquisition Corporation

HAC is a subsidiary of HACEP and manages 1,300 tax credit units. Visit HAC for more information.

Learn More About HAC

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