Created in 1975 by Resolution of the Travis County Commissioner’s Court, and governed under the guise of Chapter 392 of the Texas Local Government Code, the Housing Authority of Travis County (HATC) provides safe, decent, and sanitary housing for low-income families in Travis County
The following values support the mission and vision, help define the culture, and reflect HATC’s purpose, principals and identity.
HATC currently operates and maintains 105 HUD Project Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) units and authorizes the issuance of 632 housing choice vouchers. In addition, HATC receives Continuum of Care grants from HUD to provide rental assistance to homeless individuals with disabilities and their families in connection with matching supportive services funded through other sources.
The HATC owns an affordable family development (non-public housing) and an affordable seniors’ development (non-public housing) with 16 and 33 units, respectively.
HATC staff and resident leaders create and preserve a model, sustainable system of affordable housing and resident empowerment services for those most in need.
HATC is a leader in the provision of affordable housing that empowers its families and program participants to become self-sufficient.