Affordable Housing In Fort Bend County
Texas

29 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fort Bend County

Kings Arms Apartments

1317 Mahlmann St
Rosenberg, Texas
Subsidized

Villas of Park Grove

600 Park Grove Ln
Katy, Texas

Pineview Terrace Apartments

Tallowpine Terrace Dr
Katy, Texas

Falcon Pointe Apartments

915 Cole Ave
Rosenberg, Texas

Scattered Sites

16622 Quail Briar Dr
Missouri City, Texas

Willow Park Apartments

14001 Fondren Rd
Missouri City, Texas

Meadows Place Senior Village

12221 S Kirkwood Rd
Meadows Place, Texas

Providence Place Apartments

20300 Saums Rd
Katy, Texas

Brazos Bend Villas Apartments

2020 Rocky Falls Rd
Richmond, Texas

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Fort Bend County, Texas

Housing Authority Programs
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fort Bend County, Texas

There are 29 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,421 affordable apartments for rent in Fort Bend County, Texas.

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 2,991 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 $1,087 and $1,329.

2022 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 $944 $1,014 $1,208 $1,603 $2,058
Fort Bend County, Texas Payment Standard Range $850 to $1,038 $913 to $1,115 $1,087 to $1,329 $1,443 to $1,763 $1,852 to $2,264

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

Cities In Fort Bend County

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City Served By
Arcola
Beasley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beasley is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Cinco Ranch
Cumings
Fairchilds
Fifth Street
Four Corners
Fresno The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fresno is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Fulshear The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fulshear is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Greatwood
Houston
Katy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Katy is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Kendleton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kendleton is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Meadows Place
Mission Bend
Missouri City
Needville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Needville is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
New Territory
Orchard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orchard is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Pecan Grove
Pleak
Richmond
Rosenberg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rosenberg is the Rosenberg Housing Authority.
Sienna Plantation
Simonton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Simonton is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Stafford
Sugar Land
Thompsons The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thompsons is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Weston Lakes