Join the Housing Authority of Travis County's Board of Commissioners

May 14, 2024 · Announcement
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May 30, 2024

Are you passionate about making a difference in your community? Do you have expertise and a commitment to improving the lives of low-income families in Travis County? The Housing Authority of Travis County (HATC) is looking for a dedicated individual to join our Board of Commissioners.

About Us

Created in 1975 by a resolution of the Travis County Commissioner’s Court, HATC provides safe, decent, and sanitary housing for low-income families in Travis County. Our mission is to offer affordable housing and support services to foster stability and self-sufficiency among our residents.

Role of the Board

The HATC Board of Commissioners is the governing body that determines policies and resolutions of HATC. Board members play a critical role in approving decisions that shape the direction of current and future programs and authorizing the actions of the Executive Director and staff.

Responsibilities of a Board Member

  • Attend regular board meetings to discuss and make decisions on current projects and initiatives.
  • Review and approve board resolutions to ensure transparency and accountability.
  • Help shape the strategic direction of HATC by providing insights and expertise.
  • Collaborate with other board members and HATC staff to fulfill our mission of providing affordable housing and empowering residents.


  • Strong commitment to HATC’s mission and values.
  • Experience in fields such as housing, real estate, community development, social services, or a related area.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups of people.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.

Term Details

Board members are appointed by the Travis County Commissioners Court and serve two-year terms. Current board member terms and their expertise can be viewed on our Board of Commissioners page.

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining our Board of Commissioners and contributing to the betterment of Travis County, please apply no later than May 30th, 2024 using the application below. You must fill, sign, and submit it to For more information, see Travis County's Open Board Appointments Page.

We look forward to welcoming a new member who shares our commitment to providing affordable housing and supporting the community.

For more information about our work and impact, visit our About Us page.

HATC is an Equal Housing Opportunity Provider. We provide housing without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, physical or mental handicap, familial status, national origin, or other protected class.