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Tembell / Carver / Scattered Sites

TB   Carver Duplex
                 Tembell                                          Carver                   

One, two and three bedroom apartments for families that meet low income guidelines.  The rents vary with unit size and are significantly less than market rates.

Section 8 vouchers are accepted.

Effective January 1, 2014, all CTHC apartments are smoke free.
All household members and/or guests are not allowed to smoke inside the apartments.
Interior common areas will continue to be smoke free.

Smoking is allowed outside the apartments in the following areas; patios, balconies, breezeways (but not directly outside another household's entrance door or apartment window) and outside the 20' area already posted for common area entrances.  Electronic cigarettes are allowed inside units.

Amenities for Tembell and Carver
   All units are wired for cable TV and telephones and have central heating and air conditioning.  Water, sewer and trash removal are provided at no cost.  The resident pays for electricity and gas (if applicable).  A stove and refrigerator are furnished and washer/dryer connections are available in all units.  Playgrounds are available at both sites.  Central Texas Housing Consortium is committed to enhanced energy conservation and has made significant improvements to properties it owns.  To view detailed energy efficient and "green" upgrades, please click here.

Tembell is located in the heart of the Temple Medical and Education District (TMED) at 210 West Avenue R.  It is beautifully landscaped.  Carver is located at 209 East Avenue N.

Tembell Apartment Rents

1 Bedroom / 1 Bath  floor plan $370 - $395
1 Bedroom / 1 Bath (780 sq. ft.)  floor plan $450 
1 Bedroom / 1 Bath (790 sq. ft.)  floor plan $450 
2 Bedrooms / 1 Bath  floor plan $395 - $430
3 Bedrooms / 1 Bath  floor plan $510

Carver Apartment Rents

1 Bedroom / 1 Bath  floor plan $370
2 Bedrooms / 1 Bath   floor plan $430
3 Bedrooms / 1 Bath   floor plan $510

Scattered Sites   In addition to Tembell and Carver Homes, the Housing Authority also has various single family and duplex units with affordable rents throughout the City of Temple.  Amenities vary per location.

Security Deposits
1 Bedroom Apartments - $200
Bedroom Apartments - $300
3 Bedroom Apartments - $400

How Do I Apply?
Applications can be submitted electronically via the link provided below.
If you need assistance completing the electronic application, you can come to the Temple Housing Authority office between the hours of 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday (except holidays).

A $35.00 application fee per household is required in the form of a money order or cashier's check at the time the application is submitted.  It can also be paid with a credit card by clicking on the "Pay Application Fee" link below.

                                                 TENANT SELECTION CRITERIA

On the application, you must provide the following information:
♦  Current and previous tenancy for at least the last five (5) years that includes the landlord's name, current phone number, and the address where you lived, complete with any apartment numbers.
♦  You must provide Character References that are NOT friends, relatives or co-workers, AND they must have known you for at least six (6) months.  Acceptable Character References can include past or present employment supervisors, pastors at church, or neighbors.

What Else Will I Need To Do?
When you submit the application, you must also provide the following original documents for verification:
♦  The most recent six (6) pay stubs for all adult members of the household.
♦  A valid state issued picture ID for all adult members of the household.
♦  Social security cards and birth certificates for all members of the household.
♦  All adults must come to the office at 700 West Calhoun to finish the application process.

If you are unable to provide the required documents, call the office number listed below and request an extension.


Each adult must complete a separate application unless married.
All adults must come to the office at 700 West Calhoun
to finish the application process.


Application Fee
A $35.00 application fee per person over the age of 18,
or $35.00 per married couple, is required.
Your application will not be processed until we receive your application fee,
and the fee is non-refundable.
Click the button below to pay application fee by credit card.
Otherwise, payment must be in the form of money order or cashier's check.


Do You Need Additional Information?
Please call, write, visit or email us for assistance.

Office Location: 700 West Calhoun, Temple, TX  76501
Mailing Address:  P. O. Box 1326, Temple, TX  76503-1326
Phone: (254) 773-2009
Fax: (254) 773-1958
Emergency Maintenance:  (254) 770-8280



TB Playground     Carver Playground
Tembell Playground                          Carver Playground