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

Discover affordable housing in Arlington where there are 33+ 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.

Rosemont at Mayfield Villas

2002 Mayfield Villa Drive, Arlington, Texas 76014

Reserve at Mayfield

1950 E Mayfield Rd., Arlington, Texas 76014

bed 1-2
payment $998-1189/mo.

The Magnolia

709 Magnolia St, Arlington, Texas 76012

bed Studio-1

Manhattan Park Townhomes

2225 New York Ave, Arlington, Texas 76010

Arlington Voa Living Center

2310 Sharpshire Ln, Arlington, Texas 76014

Fielder House

1824 S Fielder Rd , Arlington, Texas 76013

Ft Worth Voa Living Center, Inc

2008 Oakwood Ct, Arlington, Texas 76012


4624 Windstone Dr , Arlington, Texas 76018

Summer Brook

1908 Randy Snow Rd , Arlington, Texas 76011

Summer Oaks

812 Brown Blvd , Arlington, Texas 76011

Waterbury Place

2201 Waterbury Pl , Arlington, Texas 76013

Matlock Flats

710 Eden Rd., Arlington, Texas 76001

bed 2-3
payment $1231-1411/mo.

Kestrel on Cooper

2025 S. Cooper St., Arlington, Texas 76010

bed 1-4

The Paddock on Park Row

420 W Park Row Dr, Arlington, Texas 76010

bed Studio-3

Mariposa at Harris Road

1205 West Harris Rd, Arlington, Texas 76001

bed 1-2
payment $1543-2274/mo.

Parc West

751 W. Bardin Rd., Arlington, Texas 76017

bed 1-3

The Residence at Arbor Grove

1118 Gibbins Road, Arlington, Texas 76011

bed 1-2

Providence at Prairie Oaks

2700 Oak Moor, Arlington, Texas 76010

Chatham Green Village

3532 Chatham Green Ln, Arlington, Texas 76014

The Elliot Senior Apartments

7851 S Collins St, Arlington, Texas 76002

bed 1-2
auto_awesome Focus Results:
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 Arlington, 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 Lorena Bentley

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Arlington, Texas
$23.38 (+322%) more than Texas minimum wage and $23.38 (+322%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Arlington, 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), Mainstream Voucher programs for Arlington, Texas.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Arlington, Texas.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Arlington, Texas.

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

How many renters live in Arlington, Texas?

The City of Arlington has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 40.77 percent of the population living in Arlington.

What is the rental market like in Arlington, Texas?

There are an estimated housing units in the Arlington area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Arlington, Texas, there are 1.06 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Arlington?

The rental vacancy rate in Arlington is 8 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 Arlington for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Arlington
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
3,109 22,355 20,774 15,046 2,708
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Arlington

A large number of apartments in Arlington 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 Arlington

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,266 to $2,615. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,266
One BR $1,384
Two BR $1,617
Three BR $2,144
Four BR $2,615
2024 Fair Market Rents in Arlington, Texas

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

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 2,334 75 percent
One BR 17,402 78 percent
Two BR 13,616 66 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Arlington, Texas

How many affordable rental units are in Arlington?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Arlington, 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 Arlington, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Arlington, Texas

Arlington 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 Arlington, Texas

There are 4,126 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Arlington.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Arlington, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Arlington landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Arlington.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Arlington, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,455 and $1,779.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.