MUNICIPAL HOUSING
     
Program Overview

     In addition to the activities funded through the CDBG and HOME Programs, the Department of Community Development oversees the operation of the Laredo Municipal Housing. Municipal Housing maintains and manages three housing developments, the Jose A. Flores Apartments, the Tomas Flores Apartments and the Downtown Elderly Apartments for a total of 213 rental apartments consisting of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom units. LMH also manages homes obtained through the City of Laredo's Airport Noise Abatement Program. There are approximately 280 homes/apartments in the Noise Abatement Program inventory. These units are made available to the general public. There are no maximum income restrictions.

If you are interested in applying for a rental unit you may download the application by clicking on the application icon below or you may go by 559-B Poplar. The Laredo Municipal Housing hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The office is open during lunch time for your convenience. If you need additional information please call 956-795-2320.
STAFF (956) 795-2320
Elsa Hinojosa Executive Director (956) 795-2320 mhinojosa1@ci.laredo.tx.us
Geronimo Ruiz Noise Abatement Maintenance Supervisor (956) 795-2320 gruiz@ci.laredo.tx.us
Fred Garcia Municipal Housing Maintenance Supervisor (956) 795-2320 fgarcia3@ci.laredo.tx.us
Mario Gutierrez Property Compliance Inspector (956) 795-2320 mgutierre1@ci.laredo.tx.us
Griselda Hidalgo Municipal Housing Clerk III (956) 795-2320 ghidalgo@ci.laredo.tx.us
Elia Chavarria Noise Abatement Clerk III (956) 795-2320 echavarria@ci.laredo.tx.us
VACANT Clerk II (956) 795-2320  
Alejandro Garcia, Jr. Warehouse Clerk (956) 795-2320 agarcia9@ci.laredo.tx.us
SERVICES
EMERGENCY ONLY MAINTENANCE PHONE NUMBER (956) 489-7345
Municipal Housing Application CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Pet Agreement Application and Ordinance DOWNLOAD APPLICATION     |    ORDINANCE
Homeless Veterans Housing Priority Policy DOWNLOAD POLICY
INFORMATION
JOSE A. FLORES APARTMENTS

These apartments are located at the former airport base, the administration office is located at 559-B Poplar Lane. The telephone number is 956-795-2320, fax is 956-795-2323. The Jose A. Flores apartments offers 2, 3, and 4 bedroom units. The following is a description of each type of unit:
UNIT SIZE SQ. FT. MONTHLY RENT AMOUNT DEPOSIT REQUIRED
Two Bedroom 950 $474.00 $474.00
Three Bedroom 1120 $600.00 $600.00
Four Bedroom 1250 $691.00 $691.00

                                                                               
All units are duplexes, and are equipped with central air and hear, carport, storage room, fenced in yards individual mail box, tile floors, and washer and dryer hookups.   

The Jose A. Flores Apartments (duplexes) are located in both L.I.S.D. and U.I.S.D. school districts. The units are surrounded by many businesses including but not limited to the Laredo Medical Center Hospital, Laredo Public Library, and many shopping stores. The El Metro bus service also services this area.

 
TOMAS FLORES APARTMENTS

These apartments are located at 2301 and 2302 Lafayette in west Laredo.  The administrative offices are also located at 559-B Poplar Lane, telephone number 795-2320, fax number 795-2323.  The Tomas Flores Apartments have 2 and 3 bedroom units. The following is a description of each unit.
UNIT SIZE SQ. FT. MONTHLY RENT AMOUNT DEPOSIT REQUIRED
Two Bedroom 760 $404.00 $404.00
Three Bedroom 980 $491.00 $491.00
                                                                            
All units are electric, have central air and heat, washer and dryer hookups, plenty of storage space, barbeque pits, and there is designated numbered parking areas for tenants, and visitor parking for guests.  All tenants must have a valid parking sticker in order to park at the apartment complex.  Tenants pay electricity only, and water is included in lease. Complex is located in L.I.S.D. school district.
 
NOISE ABATEMENT PROGRAM

The Laredo Municipal Housing also manages the City of Laredo's Airport Noise Abatement Program. There are approximately 202 rental properties at this time, which are located in an area delineated by Highway 59 on the North, Canada St. on the West, and on the East up to Ejido Ave. Another portion is on Highway 59 East of airport at the Clubview Subdivision and recently properties in the Eastwoods Subdivision. These properties have been acquired since 1999 to offer the citizens of Laredo more affordable housing. In addition, more properties are scheduled to become available for rent. Properties include apartment or single property units and range from 1 to 5 bedroom units. Some properties are 2-story structures, have swimming pools and are fenced. A list of these homes available for rent can be obtained at the LMH office at 559-B Poplar Lane or inquire by calling (956) 795-2320. Click to view 2014 Noise Contour Map.
 
CONTACT US
City of Laredo
Community Development Department
Municipal Housing Division
559-B Poplar
Laredo, Texas
Phone: (956) 795-2320
Fax: (956) 795-2323
mhinojosa1@ci.laredo.tx.us
 
CITY OF LAREDO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
1301 Farragut St. - Transit Center
3rd Floor, East Wing   |   P.O. Box 1276
Laredo, Texas 78040
956-795-2675