Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Bowie County, TX

Discover affordable housing in Bowie County where there are 30+ 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.

Dekalb Seniors Apartments

400 Oakhill Pl, De Kalb, Texas 75559

Dogwood Plaza

304 E. Hoskins #1-40, New Boston, Texas 75570

Link Homes

Oak Ter, New Boston, Texas 75570

Dekalb Apartments

1017 W Grizzley, De Kalb, Texas 75559

Lofts at The Grim

301 N State Line Ave, Texarkana, Texas 75501

Riverplace Apartments

1304 W Avenue a, Hooks, Texas 75561

Rosehill Ridge

1201 Stuckey St, Texarkana, Texas 75501

Wilson Homes

229-240 N. East St., New Boston, Texas 75570

Wortham Circle

201-228 Westwood Circle, New Boston, Texas 75570

Oak Terrace Building 2

#99-100 S. Davis St., New Boston, Texas 75570

Oak Terrace Building #1

400 E North st. #51-98, , New Boston, Texas 75570

Corley Homes

151-200 Arbell Hubbard Dr., New Boston, Texas 75570

Lakeridge Apartments

3708 S Lake Dr, Texarkana, Texas 75501

Amanda Square

303 E Avenue G, Hooks, Texas 75561

Town North Apartments

4624 Elizabeth St, Texarkana, Texas 75503

Nash Senior Village

1420 E New Boston Rd, Nash, Texas 75569

Abbington Glen

245 E New Boston Rd , Nash, Texas 75569

Robison Terrace

1010 Dan Haskins Way, Texarkana, Texas 75501

Renaissance Plaza

1100 Dan Haskins Way, Texarkana, Texas 75501

HATT Scattered Sites

115 Adkins Rd., Texarkana, Texas 75501

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Bowie County, Texas
$11.35 (+157%) more than Texas minimum wage and $11.35 (+157%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Bowie County, 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 Public Housing programs for Bowie County, Texas.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Bowie County, Texas.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Bowie County, Texas.

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

How many renters live in Bowie County, Texas?

The County of Bowie County has 92,035 people living in 35,469 households.

There are 27,892 renters living in 13,004 renter households in this County. Renters make up 30.31 percent of the population living in Bowie County.

What is the rental market like in Bowie County, Texas?

There are an estimated 39,659 housing units in the Bowie County area. Of these, 13,296 units are rental homes, making up 34 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Bowie County, Texas, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Bowie County?

The rental vacancy rate in Bowie County is 3 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 Bowie County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Bowie County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
596 2,544 4,529 4,857 197
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Bowie County

A large number of apartments in Bowie County 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 Bowie County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 47 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 19 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 Bowie County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $779 to $1,601. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $779
One BR $784
Two BR $982
Three BR $1,221
Four BR $1,601
2024 Fair Market Rents in Bowie County, Texas

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

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 412 69 percent
One BR 1,822 72 percent
Two BR 2,420 53 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Bowie County, Texas

How many affordable rental units are in Bowie County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 1,026
Public Housing 100
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 287
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 168
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Bowie County, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Bowie County, Texas

Bowie County features 1,901 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 Bowie County, Texas

There are 847 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bowie County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bowie County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bowie County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $884 and $1,080.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.