Brays Crossing offers 149 apartment homes to those looking for Section 8 housing opportunities. They have created uniquely designed single room occupancy residences that combine dignity and affordability. These homes are significantly renovated from the former HouTex Inn. It was built close to the original NASA headquarters in 1963 to house NASA contractors while the Johnson Space Center was being built.In addition to being a home for many people, it is the home for a large public art display that is the basis for the building design.Community spaces include a reception area with 24/7 front desk staffing, a community kitchen, fully-furnished community rooms that include television, dining, and a library; a fully-equipped business center, coin-operated washer and dryer facilities, service offices that can coordinate on-site case management, a public telephone, a beautiful central courtyard and fountain, and an outdoor cooking area surrounding a sport court.Brays Crossing is located near a full-service grocery store, a convenience store, and several restaurants are within walking distance. It is also on METRO bus lines 40 and 52.