Mesquite Housing Division

The Mesquite Housing Division administers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. This program is a tenant-based rental assistance program funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Housing Division


The mission of the City of Mesquite Housing Division is to encourage independence, provide housing assistance, and family stability throughout the city to the families we serve by following HUD guidelines with consistent, professional customer service, and teamwork.

Further Goals

  • To encourage self-sufficiency of participant families and assist in the expansion of family opportunities which address educational, socio-economic, recreational, and other human services needs. Learn more about the Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS)
  • To create positive public awareness and expand the level of family, landlord, and community support in accomplishing the mission
  • To attain and maintain a high level of standards and professionalism in our day-to-day management of all program components

Housing Division Updates

Public Notice
Mesquite Housing Division will open the waiting list lottery for the following program:

Housing Choice Voucher Program
(Online Only)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
All times are Central Standard Time (CST)

The online pre-application will be available at

Applications will only be accepted through the online portal. Persons with valid documentation of disability requiring assistance to complete the application may receive assistance completing their online application at the Mesquite Housing Division (MHD) located at 1616 N. Galloway Ave. Mesquite, TX 75149.

MHD is a Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Agency. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Mesquite Housing Division at 972-216-6424. Reasonable accommodations can be made to assist your needs.

Applicants will be selected and ordered using a random lottery system after MHD stops accepting applications at 5:00 p.m. on June 27, 2019. Only 2000 applicants will be selected in the lottery and will be placed on the waiting list.

The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program assists low income families with the cost of housing. Once the eligible family finds a rental unit and the landlord agrees to lease the unit to them, an inspection will be performed to assure it meets housing quality standards.

Please visit to view your waiting list status.