Affordable Housing In Fort Bend County
Texas

Affordable Housing programs support 210 income based apartments in Fort Bend County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 3,125 affordable apartments in Fort Bend County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Fort Bend County, Texas

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Fort Bend County. Go to the Texas Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Fort Bend County.

Jubilee at Texas Parkway

3302 Texas Parkway
Missouri City, Texas
$700-1,065
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Mason Senior Apartment Homes

2243 N Mason Rd
Katy, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Park at Fort Bend

3001 Dove Country Dr
Stafford, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Millstone Apartments

23405 W Fernhurst Dr
Katy, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Gala at Four Corners

15010 Old Richmond Rd
Sugar Land, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Gala at Texas Parkway

3102 Texas Parkway
Missouri City, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

The Terraces at Arboretum

15928 Old Richmond Rd
Sugar Land, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Brazos Senior Villas

5801 Reading Rd
Rosenberg, Texas
$403-1,013
1-2 BR
62+
Affordable

Katy Manor Apartments

5360 E 5th St
Katy, Texas
Call For Rent
2 BR
Affordable

Edison Lofts

7100 W Fuqua Dr
Missouri City, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Fort Bend County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Fort Bend County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Arcola, TX Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Arcola.
Affordable Housing In Katy, TX Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Katy.
Affordable Housing In Meadows Place, TX Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Meadows Place.
Affordable Housing In Missouri City, TX Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Missouri City.
Affordable Housing In Richmond, TX Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Richmond.
Affordable Housing In Rosenberg, TX Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Rosenberg.
Affordable Housing In Stafford, TX Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Stafford.
Affordable Housing In Sugar Land, TX Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Sugar Land.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Fort Bend 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Texas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Fort Bend County.

Fort Bend County, Texas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Fort Bend County, Texas

Fort Bend County features 210 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 Fort Bend County, Texas

There are 3,125 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fort Bend County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fort Bend County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fort Bend County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,176 and $1,438.

2023 Fort Bend 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
Fort Bend County, Texas Fair Market Rent $1,030 $1,095 $1,307 $1,722 $2,226
Fort Bend County, Texas Payment Standard Range $927 to $1,133 $986 to $1,205 $1,176 to $1,438 $1,550 to $1,894 $2,003 to $2,449

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fort Bend County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 29
Total Low Income Apartments 3,421
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 210
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.3%
Average Renter Household Size 3.05
Average Household Size 3.17
Median Household Income $89,152 ±$1,584
Median Rent $1,211 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.17% ± 2.2pp
Total Population 658,331

Population and Household Demographics

Fort Bend County is a county in Texas with a population of 658,331. There are 206,188 households in the county with an average household size of 3.17 persons. 21.3% of households in Fort Bend County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fort Bend County

The median gross income for households in Fort Bend County is $89,152 a year, or $7,429 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,211 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fort Bend County, a household making less than $4,037 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Fort Bend County.

Area Median Income In Fort Bend 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 Fort Bend County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $90,100

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 Fort Bend 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 Fort Bend County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fort Bend County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,650 $21,300 $23,950 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fort Bend County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,050 $35,450 $39,900 $44,300 $47,850 $51,400 $54,950 $58,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fort Bend County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,600 $56,700 $63,800 $70,850 $76,550 $82,200 $87,900 $93,550