Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs - Building Homes and Strengthening Communities


Welcome to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) job application process.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the TDHCA. The Human Resources office utilizes the WorkInTexas (WIT) website to advertise vacancies and accept online applications electronically. Only applications submitted through WIT will be considered; paper, emailed or faxed applications are not accepted at any TDHCA office.

To apply for an opening with TDHCA, you must complete the State of Texas Application for Employment electronically at www.WorkInTexas.com.

The State of Texas Application for Employment and other qualifying documentations must be submitted no later than 5:00 pm on the closing date of the job vacancy notice. For vacancies that are posted "open until filled" it is recommended that applications be submitted as soon as possible. Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.

It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Please include all information requested, e.g. education, experience, previous compensation, reasons for leaving, and other information - do not leave any field blank. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of your online application. 

Current Job Vacancies

Posting Number

State Class Title
Job Title Monthly Salary Division/Section Status
18-001 Auditor III Compliance Subrecipient Monitor $4,583.33 Compliance - Community Affairs Monitoring Open
18-004 Auditor III-IV Compliance Monitor $4,584 - $5,250.00 Compliance- Compliance Monitoring Open
18-005 Program Specialist III Program Specialist, 811 Program $3,750-$4,583 FHDR - 811 Program Open
18-007 Program

Specialist IV

Real Estate Analyst II $4,166.67-$5,000 Real Estate Analysis Hold
18-008 Risk Managment Specialist II Risk Management Officer $4,250.00 - $4,500.00 Financial Administration - Purchasing - Staff Services Hold
18-009 Program Specialist IV Associate Asset Manager $4,023 - $4,289.79 Asset Management Hold
18-010 Research Specialist IV Fair Housing Research Specialist $4,083 - $5,000 Fair Housing, Data Management, & Reporting Open
18-011 Research Specialist V Research Specialist $4,583.66 - $5,416.66 Housing Resource Center Open
18-012 Program Specialist IV Border Field Officer $4,000 - $4,500 Single Family Operations and Services - OCI Open
18-013 Customer Service Representative III Customer Service Representative $2,514.58 Manufactured Housing - Customer Service Hold
18-014 Program Specialist I Program Specialist $3,750.00 Manufactured Housing - Processing Hold
18-015 Financial Analyst II Bond Finance Analyst $4,301 - $4,483 Bond Finance Hold
18-016 Program Specialist V Contract Specialist $4,166.66 -$5,000.00 Community Affairs - Fiscal Open
18-017 Training Specialist V Trainer $5,000 - $5,500 Community Affairs - Planning Hold
18-018 Inspector VI Inspection Specialist $4,583.34 Compliance - Physical Inspections Open


Physical Address:

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

221 East 11th Street

Austin, TX 78701

Email address:


Equal Employment Opportunity

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age or disability. TDHCA provides accommodations for persons with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act. If you need help with the employment process or require other accommodations, please contact the Human Resources office for assistance.

Veterans and Former Foster Child Employment Preference

TDHCA complies with the provisions of the veterans and former foster child employment preference acts.


The Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs participates in E-Verify. We will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Visit link for more details: English; Spanish

Criminal History Checks

TDHCA will conduct criminal history checks through the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Selective Service Registration

If you are a male 18 to 25 years of age, an offer of employment is contingent upon you presenting proof when you report for your first day of employment that you are registered with the selective service system or that you are exempt from registration. Online registration and proof of registration is available on the Selective Service System's website.

Additional Information

Official transcripts or other minimum requirement validations will be requested of final applicants.

Driving Record Check

Must possess a valid State of Texas driver's license and maintain a satisfactory driving record. Dependent upon the position, a Texas driving record will be obtained from the Department of Public Safety for selected candidates. If necessary, a 3 year driving record will be required of out of state applicants.


Thank you for your interest in employment with TDHCA.