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

Discover affordable housing in Fabens 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.

Laureles del Este Apartments

1510 Fabens Road, Fabens, Texas 79838

bed 1-3

Davis Street Housing

620 NE Davis St, Fabens, Texas 79838

bed 2

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Fabens, 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
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
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.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Fabens, Texas
$21.78/hour
$14.53 (+200%) more than Texas minimum wage and $14.53 (+200%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Fabens, 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) programs for Fabens, Texas.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Fabens, Texas.

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

How many renters live in Fabens, Texas?

The City of Fabens has 5,303 people living in 1,879 households.

There are 1,140 renters living in 455 renter households in this City. Renters make up 21.5 percent of the population living in Fabens.

What is the rental market like in Fabens, Texas?

There are an estimated 2,213 housing units in the Fabens area. Of these, 568 units are rental homes, making up 26 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Fabens, Texas, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Fabens?

The rental vacancy rate in Fabens is 16 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 Fabens for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Fabens
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
90 75 228 62 0
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Fabens

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

Among renter households in this market, 33 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 27 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 Fabens

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $804 to $1,952. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $804
One BR $980
Two BR $1,150
Three BR $1,594
Four BR $1,952
2024 Fair Market Rents in Fabens, Texas

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

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 90 100 percent
One BR 75 100 percent
Two BR 182 80 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Fabens, Texas

How many affordable rental units are in Fabens?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 40
Public Housing 80
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 24
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Fabens, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Fabens, Texas

Fabens features 64 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 Fabens, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fabens.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fabens, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fabens landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Fabens.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fabens, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,035 and $1,265.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.