The Baytown Housing Authority will be closed to the public effective Monday, March 16th.

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The health and wellbeing of our clients, residents, employees, and their families is our highest priority. The spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has led the World Health Organization to declare a global pandemic and the U.S. Government to issue a national emergency declaration. In response to the crisis, our agency is monitoring conditions closely and managing our response.

Below is a list of changes that have been suspended until further notice.

  • Suspension of Evictions, Transfers, Move-Outs, Move-Ins and Portability Briefings
  • Suspension of all Inspections
  • Suspension of routine Work Orders, emergency work orders will require additional troubleshooting via phone calls
  • Suspension of voucher issuance for current and new clients
  • Recertification deadlines will be extended
  • Rent payments should continue to be submitted in the drop box at BHA office located at 1805 Cedar Bayou, Baytown, Texas or by mail
  • Landlord payments will continue to be processed but delays may occur

We encourage all clients to take responsibility for themselves and their families just as we have advised our employees. Please follow any instructions issued by the Center for Disease Control and the Public Health Departments.

We are sorry for this inconvenience and please visit our website ( for future updates.

Thank you for your cooperation.

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BHA provides quality affordable housing to low and moderate income residents of Baytown, Texas.

Baytown Housing Authority (BHA) has served this community since 1940.

BHA is governed by a Board of Commissioners appointed by the mayor.

BHA currently operates 112 Public Housing units at Dezavala Courts, Edison Courts, Olive Courts and Sam Houston Place; and manages 833 Housing Choice Vouchers.

BHA also owns 30 housing units at Lincoln Courts Apartments under the Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs.

BHA also owns 36 mixed finance units at Alexander Place Apartments.

BHA is actively developing new housing units to increase the availability of affordable housing in the community.

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The Baytown Housing Authority will be closed to the public effective Monday, March 16th.

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The Baytown Housing Authority’s Mission is to assist low-income families with their housing needs. BHA works as a team to encourage the success of our families through mutual respect, concern and accountability. Our residents know there is no place like home – a safe, affordable home.


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1805 Cedar Bayou Road
Baytown Texas 77520
TDD/TTY (800) 545-1833 ext. 926

Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday - Closed


Equal Housing Opportunity

The owners do not discriminate against persons with disabilities.