Forest Hill, Texas Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Forest Hill where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 100 affordable apartments in Forest Hill that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Forest Hill, Texas

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Forest Hill.

Go to the Texas Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Forest Hill.

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Affordable Housing Near Forest Hill

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City Apartments
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Forest Hill, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Dallas Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher
Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Texas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Forest Hill.

Forest Hill, Texas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Forest Hill, Texas

Forest Hill features 0 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 Forest Hill, Texas

There are 100 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Forest Hill.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Forest Hill, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Forest Hill, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,310 and $1,602.

2023 Forest Hill, 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
Forest Hill, Texas Fair Market Rent $1,101 $1,234 $1,456 $1,927 $2,385
Forest Hill, Texas Payment Standard Range $991 to $1,211 $1,111 to $1,357 $1,310 to $1,602 $1,734 to $2,120 $2,147 to $2,624

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Forest Hill, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 100
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.45%
Average Renter Household Size 3.93
Average Household Size 3.24
Median Household Income $43,750 ±$3,667
Median Rent $1,113 ±$90
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 64.26% ± 13.07pp
Total Population 12,709

Population and Household Demographics

Forest Hill is a city in Tarrant County, Texas with a population of 12,709. There are 3,925 households in the city with an average household size of 3.24 persons. 25.45% of households in Forest Hill are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Forest Hill

The median gross income for households in Forest Hill is $43,750 a year, or $3,646 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,113 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Forest Hill, a household making less than $3,710 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 64.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Forest Hill.

Area Median Income In Forest Hill

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Forest Hill, the AMI is calculated from all households within Tarrant County.

In Forest Hill, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $92,300

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 Forest Hill

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 Forest Hill

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Forest Hill AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,000 $21,700 $24,400 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Forest Hill AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,650 $36,200 $40,700 $45,200 $48,850 $52,450 $56,050 $59,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Forest Hill AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$50,650 $57,850 $65,100 $72,300 $78,100 $83,900 $89,700 $95,450