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Tembell & Carver and Scattered Sites

Tembell / Carver / Scattered Sites

CTHC has 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

Tembell is located in the heart of the Temple Medical and Education District (TMED) at 210 West Avenue R and is beautifully landscaped.  Carver is located at 209 East Avenue N, is nicely landscaped and right by a city park.

Tembell Rents
1 Bedroom / 1 Bath       Floor Plan      $390 - $415
1 Bedroom / 1 Bath       Floor Plan      $480    
1 Bedroom / 1 Bath       Floor Plan      $480   
2 Bedroom / 1 Bath       Floor Plan      $415 - $460
3 Bedroom / 1 Bath       Floor Plan      $540

Carver Rents
1 Bedroom / 1 Bath       Floor Plan     $390

2 Bedroom / 1 Bath       Floor Plan     $460
3 Bedroom / 1 Bath       Floor Plan     $540

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.

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

Security Deposits
1 Bedroom - $200
Bedroom - $300
3 Bedroom - $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).

These apply to some of the apartments under the Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs program:
                                                                                             RESIDENT 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.
♦  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.

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.


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.


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

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Playground at Carver Homes
Carver Playground