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Affordable Housing In Collin County
Texas

253 Low Income Apartment Communities In Collin County

St. James Manor Apartments

3119 Easter Ave
Dallas, Texas
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Woodside Village

703 Bumpas St
Mckinney, Texas
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Peoples El Shaddai Village

2836 E Overton Rd
Dallas, Texas
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Chaparral Townhomes

351 Chaparral Rd
Allen, Texas
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Market Rate

Gala at Melissa

2730 E Melissa Rd
Melissa, Texas
$656-1,100
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
55+

Provision at Melissa

2650 East Melissa Road
Melissa, Texas
$656-1,250
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Tuscany at Goldmark

13731 Goldmark Dr
Dallas, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Accessible
62+

Villas of Mission Bend - Senior Living

1201 Medical Avenue
Plano, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Accessible
62+

The Waterford at Goldmark

13695 Goldmark Dr
Dallas, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Accessible
62+

Brandywine Apartments

500 Rockingham Dr
Richardson, Texas
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Collin County

Housing Authority Programs
Dallas Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Collin County, Texas

There are 253 low income housing apartment communities offering 36,328 affordable apartments for rent in Collin County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Collin County, Texas

Collin County features 7,870 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 Collin County, Texas

There are 27,697 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Collin County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Collin County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Collin County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Collin County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Collin County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,183 and $1,445.

2020 Collin County, Texas Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $957 $1,093 $1,314 $1,727 $2,262
Payment Standard Range $861 to $1,053 $984 to $1,202 $1,183 to $1,445 $1,554 to $1,900 $2,036 to $2,488

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Collin County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 253
Total Low Income Apartments 36,328
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 7,870
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.52%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.81
Median Household Income $84,735 ±$1,217
Median Rent $1,119 ±$12
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.29% ± 1.54pp
Total Population 862,215

Population and Household Demographics

Collin County is a county in Texas with a population of 862,215. There are 305,827 households in the county with an average household size of 2.81 persons. 33.52% of households in Collin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Collin County

The median gross income for households in Collin County is $84,735 a year, or $7,061 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,119 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Collin County, a household making less than $3,730 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Collin County.

Area Median Income In Collin County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Collin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,200

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Collin County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Collin County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,100 $20,700 $23,300 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,200 $34,500 $38,800 $43,100 $46,550 $50,000 $53,450 $56,900
80% of Median $48,300 $55,200 $62,100 $68,950 $74,500 $80,000 $85,500 $91,050

Cities In Collin County

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City Served By
Allen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Allen is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Anna The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anna is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Blue Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blue Ridge is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Carrollton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carrollton is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Celina The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Celina is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Fairview The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairview is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Farmersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Farmersville are the Housing Authority of Farmersville and Dallas Housing Authority.
Frisco The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Frisco are the Housing Authority of the City of Frisco and Dallas Housing Authority.
Garland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Garland are the Garland Housing Authority and Dallas Housing Authority.
Hebron The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hebron is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Josephine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Josephine is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Lavon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lavon is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Lowry Crossing The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lowry Crossing is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Lucas The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lucas is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Mckinney The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mckinney are the McKinney Housing Authority - Section 8 and Dallas Housing Authority.
Melissa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Melissa is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Murphy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Murphy is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Nevada The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nevada is the Dallas Housing Authority.
New Hope The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Hope is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Parker The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Parker is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Plano The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Plano are the Plano Housing Authority and Dallas Housing Authority.
Princeton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Princeton are the Housing Authority of Princeton and Dallas Housing Authority.
Prosper The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prosper is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Richardson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richardson is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Royse City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Royse City are the Housing Authority of Royse City and Dallas Housing Authority.
Sachse The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sachse is the Dallas Housing Authority.
St. Paul The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Paul is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Van Alstyne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Van Alstyne is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Westminster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westminster is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Weston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Weston is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Wylie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wylie is the Dallas Housing Authority.