Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Alice, TX

Discover affordable housing in Alice where there are 8+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

San Diego Creek Apartments

1499 Easterling Drive, Alice, Texas 78332

Alice Village Apartments

123 Terrell St, Alice, Texas 78332

Easterling Village Apts.

1455 Easterling Drive, Alice, Texas 78332

Guadalupe Haciendas Apartments

2015 S Cameron St, Alice, Texas 78332

Casa Real

1300 Wyoming St, Alice, Texas 78332

125 Olmito St

125 Olmito St, Alice, Texas 78332

Fish Pond at Alice

300 East 3rd St., Alice, Texas 78332

Heritage Apartments

600 E Front St, Alice, Texas 78332

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Alice, Texas
$10.53 (+145%) more than Texas minimum wage and $10.53 (+145%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Alice, Texas?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Alice, Texas.

Go to the Texas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Alice.

How many renters live in Alice, Texas?

The City of Alice has 17,916 people living in 5,955 households.

There are 7,979 renters living in 2,675 renter households in this City. Renters make up 44.54 percent of the population living in Alice.

What is the rental market like in Alice, Texas?

There are an estimated 6,870 housing units in the Alice area. Of these, 2,844 units are rental homes, making up 41 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Alice, Texas, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Alice?

The rental vacancy rate in Alice is 2 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Alice for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Alice
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
31 366 869 1,292 100
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Alice

A large number of apartments in Alice have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Alice are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 52 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 27 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Alice

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $795 to $1,593. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $795
One BR $811
Two BR $939
Three BR $1,275
Four BR $1,593
2024 Fair Market Rents in Alice, Texas

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Alice?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 31 100 percent
One BR 331 90 percent
Two BR 627 72 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Alice, Texas

How many affordable rental units are in Alice?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Alice, Texas including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 75
Public Housing 242
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 267
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 15
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Alice, Texas

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Alice, Texas

Alice features 506 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Alice, Texas

There are 141 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Alice.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Alice, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Alice landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Alice.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Alice, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $845 and $1,033.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.