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


TDHCA Human Resources Division
Phone: 512-475-1567
Relay Texas (TDD): 800-735-2989 or 711 (Voice)

Street: 221 East 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Mail: PO Box 13941, Austin, TX 78711-3941
Email: hr@tdhca.state.tx.us
Fax: 512-475-3992

Office Hours: Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except for observed holidays

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On the job search page, locate the “Company/Agency” list to the left of the page. Select "See all organizations", locate our agency “Texas Dept of Housing and Community Affairs”, check the box and select Add.

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs only accepts online applications. To submit your application for employment, select the job opening of interest, then select "Apply Online". Complete your online applicant profile and the State of Texas Application for Employment.

It is important that your application be complete and thorough. To facilitate review of your qualifications, please include all information requested, e.g. education, experience, previous compensation, reasons for leaving, and other information - do not leave any field blank. Incomplete applications are subject to rejection. This system also allows you to attach supporting documents such as transcripts, certifications and/or licensure, and any other required documents with your application. Notifications are sent electronically to the email address you provide.

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


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.