Fort Worth Housing Authority Jobs Forum

Housing Authority Description

The Fort Worth Housing Authority (FWHA) develops, owns and operates housing for low income families who cannot afford housing offered in the private market.  Established in 1938, the Fort Worth Housing Authority was created by the City of Fort Worth in accordance with enabling legislation enacted through the State of Texas Housing Authorities Law. The Authority is a public body, corporate and politic’ which is governed by a five member Board of Commissioners. The Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor for two-year terms and may be reappointed. In July 1993, the Texas Legislature passed HB 1457, which requires that one of the five Commissioners, be a resident of public housing. The Resident Commissioner may not be reappointed to successive terms.  The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides guidelines, regulations and funding for the agency’s operation.  Find out more about the Fort Worth Housing Authority.


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Discussion Topics

Fort Worth Housing Authority Salaries and Benefits

  1. What are the average starting salaries for positions at the Fort Worth Housing Authority?
  2. Do they provide benefits and what are some of those benefits?
  3. Do you enjoy working for the Fort Worth Housing Authority?

Fort Worth Housing Authority Interview Preparation

  1. What types of questions should I prepare for when interviewing?
  2. Is the dress code professional attire or business casual?

Best Advice for Getting a Job at the Fort Worth Housing Authority

  1. If you work at the housing authority how did you get your job?
  2. What advice can you provide to someone hoping to work at the Fort Worth Housing Authority.

Education and Experience Requirements

  1. What education requirements, or certifications does the housing authority like to see in an applicant.
  2. What type of experience is the authority looking for with regard to affordable housing programs.