Nacogdoches Public Housing Communities
Nacogdoches Housing Authority manages two public housing communities Park Crest and Sandy Oaks. It is our hope that the following information will be beneficial to you in helping to decide whether you are interested in Public Housing.
Park Crest is located in a quiet area off Park Street next to Mike Moses Intermediate School, adjacent to the Housing Authority office. All 38 units have three bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms. All units have central heat and air conditioning; security lights are located behind each unit, and washer/dryer connections are available near the kitchen area. Residents are responsible for paying all utility bills. A stove and refrigerator are provided. This site has a spacious community room and a small computer lab that is available for resident use, as well as a playground area for children, a basketball court & a gazebo area for relaxing.
Sandy Oaks is located off Douglass Road at 804 Jordan St. There are 38 resident units ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms. A stove and refrigerator are provided in each unit. Residents are responsible for all utilities. All units have central heat and air conditioning. Some one bedroom units have wheelchair ramps and bathroom handrails for those who are aged or disabled. Sandy Oaks has a community room, a small computer lab, large playground and basketball court, which are available for resident use.
Both sites have excellent on-site laundry rooms for resident use. Our residents have access to activity programs, which may include such amenities as homework assistance and tutoring for our student population; computer literacy courses for both adults and children, arts and craft classes and courses in English as a second language for our Spanish speaking residents. Residents have input into the activities that may be offered.
Rent at these units is based on household income of the family, however, any household may elect to pay a flat rent instead of income based rent.
Working families in Public Housing may be eligible for a $1,000.00 working family allowance that is deducted from their gross annual income prior to calculating the rent.