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

Public Notice

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

Project Based Voucher Program

(Online Only)

Thursday, July 18, 2019

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

All times are Central Standard Time (CST)

The Project Based Voucher (PBV) Program is a component of the Mesquite Housing Division’s Voucher Program that allows participants to reside in a specific development. The Housing Division does not own or manage the development. The development allows a maximum of two family members per one-bedroom unit and four family members per two-bedroom unit. Applicant households consisting of more than four family members, will be denied assistance on the PBV Program. 

The online pre-application will be available at

Please visit to view your waiting list status.