Affordable Housing In Denton County
Texas

137 Low Income Apartment Communities In Denton County

Vega Place Apartments

6154 Community Ln
Fort Worth, Texas
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Reserve at McAlister

432 McAlister Rd
Fort Worth, Texas
$670-850
1-2 BR
55+

Reserve At Quebec

6655 Calgary Ln
Fort Worth, Texas
$697-1,050
1-3 BR

Linwood Square

3201 Sondra Dr
Fort Worth, Texas
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Villas of Marine Creek

3000 Creekside Dr
Fort Worth, Texas
$619-970
1-2 BR
Accessible
Market Rate
62+

Silversage Point at Western Center

1800 Western Center Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas
$351-1,045
1-3 BR

Palladium Aubrey

Highmeadow Dr
Aubrey, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Sedona Village

2800 Sedona Ranch Dr
Fort Worth, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Aventine Apartments

5551 N Tarrant Pkwy
Fort Worth, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Family & Senior

Lakeside Manor Senior Apartments Home

902 W Eldorado Pkwy
Little Elm, Texas
$812-1,175
1-2 BR
62+

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Denton 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Denton County, Texas

Housing Authority Programs
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Dallas Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Denton County, Texas

There are 137 low income housing apartment communities offering 18,915 affordable apartments for rent in Denton County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Denton County, Texas

Denton County features 6,130 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 Denton County, Texas

There are 12,625 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Denton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Denton County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Denton County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,226 and $1,498.

2022 Denton 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
Denton County, Texas Fair Market Rent $1,076 $1,150 $1,362 $1,736 $2,280
Denton County, Texas Payment Standard Range $968 to $1,184 $1,035 to $1,265 $1,226 to $1,498 $1,562 to $1,910 $2,052 to $2,508

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Denton County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 137
Total Low Income Apartments 18,915
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 6,130
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.61%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $75,050 ±$1,057
Median Rent $991 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.73% ± 1.48pp
Total Population 731,851

Population and Household Demographics

Denton County is a county in Texas with a population of 731,851. There are 257,275 households in the county with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 35.61% of households in Denton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Denton County

The median gross income for households in Denton County is $75,050 a year, or $6,254 a month. The median rent for the county is $991 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Denton County, a household making less than $3,303 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Denton County.

Area Median Income In Denton 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 Denton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,000

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 Denton 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 Denton County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Denton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,700 $21,400 $24,050 $26,700 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Denton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,150 $35,600 $40,050 $44,500 $48,100 $51,650 $55,200 $58,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Denton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,850 $57,000 $64,100 $71,200 $76,900 $82,600 $88,300 $94,000

Cities In Denton County

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City Served By
Argyle The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Argyle are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Aubrey The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Aubrey are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Bartonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bartonville are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Copper Canyon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Copper Canyon are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Corinth The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Corinth are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Corral City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Corral City are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Cross Roads The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cross Roads are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Denton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Denton are the Denton Housing Authority, Dallas Housing Authority and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
DISH The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve DISH are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Double Oak The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Double Oak are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Flower Mound The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Flower Mound are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Hackberry The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hackberry are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Haslet The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Haslet are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Hickory Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hickory Creek are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Highland Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Highland Village are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Justin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Justin are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Krugerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Krugerville are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Krum The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Krum are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Lake Dallas The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Dallas are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Lakewood Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lakewood Village are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Lantana The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lantana are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Lincoln Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lincoln Park are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Little Elm The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Little Elm are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Northlake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Northlake are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Oak Point The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oak Point are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Paloma Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Paloma Creek are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Paloma Creek South The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Paloma Creek South are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Pilot Point The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pilot Point are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Ponder The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ponder are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Providence The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Providence are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Roanoke The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Roanoke are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Sanger The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sanger are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Savannah The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Savannah are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Shady Shores The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shady Shores are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Southlake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Southlake are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
The Colony The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve The Colony are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Trophy Club The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Trophy Club are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Westlake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Westlake are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.