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

Discover affordable housing in Amarillo where there are 29+ 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.

Town Parc at Amarillo

6501 Woodward Ave, Amarillo, Texas 79106

bed 1-3
payment $799-1096/mo.

Independence Village

4700 S Virginia, Amarillo, Texas 77340

bed 1-2

Vineyard Manor Apartments

1201 S Polk St, Amarillo, Texas 79101

bed 1-2

Independence Village

4700 S Virginia St, Amarillo, Texas 79109

bed Studio-2

North Grand Villas

2801 N Grand St, Amarillo, Texas 79107

bed 2-4

Northwest Village

6101 W Interstate 40, Amarillo, Texas 79106

Community Options Amarillo

4205 Vance Ave, Amarillo, Texas 79110

Win Lin Village Apartments

5700 Wabash St, Amarillo, Texas 79109

Winwood of Amarillo

4421 Ridgecrest Cir, Amarillo, Texas 79109

Amarillo Gardens Apartments

1223 S Roberts St, Amarillo, Texas 79102

Spring Terrace Apartments

2600 S Spring St, Amarillo, Texas 79103

The Granite at Thirty-Fourth

3308 Eddy St, Amarillo, Texas 3308

bed 1-2
payment $595-795/mo.

The Marabella Apartments

5781 W. Amarillo Blvd, Amarillo, Texas 79106

bed 1-2

The Eddison Apartments

4101 SW 45th , Amarillo, Texas 79109

bed 1-3
payment $769-1063/mo.

Astoria Park Apartments

3118 SW 15th Ave, Amarillo, Texas 79102

bed 2-3

Cathys Pointe

2701 N Grand St, Amarillo, Texas 79107

Canyons Retirement Community

2200 SW 7th Ave, Amarillo, Texas 79106

Glennwood Apartments

2000 SE 28th Ave, Amarillo, Texas 79103

Green Acres Apartments

3118 SW 15th Ave, Amarillo, Texas 79102

Bivins Village Phase II

3201 Tee Anchor Blvd, Amarillo, Texas 79104

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Amarillo, Texas

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Amarillo, Texas
$13.24 (+183%) more than Texas minimum wage and $13.24 (+183%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Amarillo, 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) programs for Amarillo, Texas.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) programs for Amarillo, Texas.

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

How many renters live in Amarillo, Texas?

The City of Amarillo has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 33 percent of the population living in Amarillo.

What is the rental market like in Amarillo, Texas?

There are an estimated housing units in the Amarillo area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Amarillo, Texas, there are 1.21 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Amarillo?

The rental vacancy rate in Amarillo is 11 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Amarillo
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1,576 7,450 9,165 9,411 2,002
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Amarillo

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

How Much Is Rent in Amarillo

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $754 to $1,728. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $754
One BR $879
Two BR $1,082
Three BR $1,482
Four BR $1,728
2024 Fair Market Rents in Amarillo, Texas

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

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 443 28 percent
One BR 4,659 63 percent
Two BR 4,932 54 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Amarillo, Texas

How many affordable rental units are in Amarillo?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Amarillo, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Amarillo, Texas

Amarillo features 621 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 Amarillo, Texas

There are 1,833 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Amarillo.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Amarillo, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Amarillo landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Amarillo.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Amarillo, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $974 and $1,190.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.