The Taylor Housing Authority (THA), located approximately twenty-five miles east of Austin, Texas is seeking a VISTA to help develop a homeownership program. THA has been in existence since 1949 and owns a housing development with 43 units and provides rental assistance to approximately 210 vou ...Read More
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has reopened and is back in business. THA was glad to hear this, as HUD is our primary funder. They provide operating subsidy for both public housing and voucher programs as well as monies to pay landlords. Landlords are very impor ...Read More
THA has been receiving inquiries as to whether landlords will receive rental payments over the next few months. Though HUD is one of the government offices, which has closed, we will continue to make rental payments to landlords for February. However, we have not received notice from the governm ...Read More
The Taylor Housing Authority will continue to help families in need, even while the government shuts down temporarily. This includes accepting work orders, collecting rents and listening to our residents. It is surprising when others complain about having to respond to program participants quest ...Read More
THA ended 2018 with a great celebration. We held a meeting with our residents to inform them of our upcoming plans for redevelopment, as well as celebrated the end of a great year! The residents were glad to receive an update and enjoyed the festivities. It is important to keep our residen ...Read More
HUD classifies a small housing authority as one who administers less than 500 units. Taylor Housing Authority (THA) is classified as small because we administer 209 housing choice vouchers and manage 43 public housing units, for a total of 252.
THA may be classified as small, but it is a BIG job ...Read More