Affordable Housing In Denton County
Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Denton County

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)

Other Housing Authorities located in Denton County

Housing Authority Programs
Denton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Denton County, Texas

There are 131 low income housing apartment communities offering 18,205 affordable apartments for rent in Denton County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Denton County, Texas

Denton County features 5,881 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 12,164 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.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Denton County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 131
Total Low Income Apartments 18,205
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 5,881
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.1

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 $83,100

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,500 $20,000 $22,500 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $29,100 $33,250 $37,400 $41,550 $44,900 $48,200 $51,550 $54,850
80% of Median $46,550 $53,200 $59,850 $66,500 $71,850 $77,150 $82,500 $87,800

Cities In Denton County

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City Listings Served By
Denton 14 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Denton are the Denton Housing Authority and Dallas Housing Authority.
Pilot Point 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pilot Point are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Sanger 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sanger are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Little Elm 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Little Elm are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Justin 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Justin are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Lake Dallas 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Dallas are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Corinth 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Corinth are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
The Colony 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve The Colony are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Northlake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Northlake are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Krum 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Krum are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Argyle 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Argyle are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Aubrey 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Aubrey are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Bartonville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bartonville are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Copper Canyon 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Copper Canyon are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Corral City 0 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 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cross Roads are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
DISH 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve DISH are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Double Oak 0 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 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Flower Mound are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Hackberry 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hackberry are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Haslet 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Haslet are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Hickory Creek 0 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 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Highland Village are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Krugerville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Krugerville are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Lakewood Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lakewood Village are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Lantana 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lantana are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Lincoln Park 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lincoln Park are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Oak Point 0 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 0 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 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Paloma Creek South are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Ponder 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ponder are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Providence 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Providence are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Roanoke 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Roanoke are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Savannah 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Savannah are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Shady Shores 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shady Shores are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Southlake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Southlake are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Trophy Club 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Trophy Club are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Westlake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Westlake are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Dallas Housing Authority.
Fort Worth 112 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fort Worth are the Fort Worth Housing Solutions and Dallas Housing Authority.
Dallas 194 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dallas is the Dallas Housing Authority.