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

Discover affordable housing in Duncanville where there are 2+ 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.

Duncanville Independent Living, Inc

400 Middale Rd, Duncanville, Texas 75116

Center Ridge Apartments

700 W Center St, Duncanville, Texas 75116

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payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Duncanville, 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
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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 Duncanville, Texas
$26.05 (+359%) more than Texas minimum wage and $26.05 (+359%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Duncanville, 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 Duncanville, Texas.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency programs for Duncanville, Texas.

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

How many renters live in Duncanville, Texas?

The City of Duncanville has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 34.37 percent of the population living in Duncanville.

What is the rental market like in Duncanville, Texas?

There are an estimated housing units in the Duncanville area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Duncanville, Texas, there are 1.13 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Duncanville?

The rental vacancy rate in Duncanville is 10 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 Duncanville for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Duncanville
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
124 838 1,648 1,758 431
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Duncanville

A large number of apartments in Duncanville 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 Duncanville

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,426 to $2,847. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,426
One BR $1,500
Two BR $1,758
Three BR $2,212
Four BR $2,847
2024 Fair Market Rents in Duncanville, Texas

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

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 112 90 percent
One BR 665 79 percent
Two BR 1,145 69 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Duncanville, Texas

How many affordable rental units are in Duncanville?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Duncanville, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Duncanville, Texas

Duncanville features 24 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 Duncanville, Texas

There are 224 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Duncanville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Duncanville, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Duncanville landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Duncanville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Duncanville, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,582 and $1,934.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.