Georgetown Housing Program

Housing Partners

The following are partners the City of Georgetown works with on its housing goals.

Georgetown Housing Authority

The Georgetown Housing Authority is a public housing authority, independent of the city, that uses government funding to provide affordable housing.  In Georgetown, the Housing Authority owns and operates two affordable housing duplex and four-plex developments.  They also manage the Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 program which provides 100 rent vouchers and certificates to families to choose a private rental unit and the GHA pays part of the rent directly to the landlord.

To learn more about these programs and how to apply visit the Georgetown Housing Authority website.

The Caring Place

The Caring Place is a non-profit organization in Georgetown whose mission is to provide for the basic needs of all people in our community in a welcoming, respectful and caring way. The Caring Place service area includes Georgetown, Andice, Bartlett, Florence, Granger, Jarrell, Jonah, Schwertner, Walburg, Weir, and the portion of Hutto within GISD. They assist families with financial and non-financial services like the following:

  • Food (Food Pantry, Fresh Food for Families & HOPE for neighbors over 55)
  • Clothing & household items
  • Rent or mortgage
  • Housing deposits
  • Utilities
  • Transportation
  • Emergency optical, prescription & dental services
  • Other emergency-related basic needs
  • Case Management services

The Caring Place Programs & Services Department is located at 2001 Railroad Avenue in Georgetown. You can find more information on community programs and how to apply at The Caring Place website, You may also call 512-943-0700 for more information.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County is a non-profit Christian ministry that provides affordable home ownership opportunities. Using volunteers for construction, Habitat builds single family homes that are available for purchase to eligible families. Several Habitat homes have been built in Georgetown, including the Old Mill Village neighborhood, south of W. 17th Street between Leander Street and Candee Street.

You can find more information on owning a Habitat home or volunteering at their website:

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