Fort Worth, Texas Affordable Housing

Fort Worth city limits extend into  Parker CountyDenton County,  and  Wise County.

Affordable Housing programs support 6,614 income based apartments in Fort Worth where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 11,551 affordable apartments in Fort Worth that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Fort Worth, Texas

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Fort Worth.

Go to the Texas Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Fort Worth.

Palladium Fain Street

1069 Kings Hwy.
Fort Worth, Texas
$457-1,681
1-3 BR
Affordable

Providence at Marine Creek

4307 Old Decatur Rd
Fort Worth, Texas
$790-1,093
1-3 BR
Affordable

Cavile Place Apartments

1501 Amanda Ave
Fort Worth, Texas
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Family & Senior

Linwood Square

3201 Sondra Dr
Fort Worth, Texas
Income Based
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Valley at Cobb Park

1701 E Robert St
Fort Worth, Texas
Income Based
1-3 BR
Affordable

Hunter Plaza Apartments

605 W 1st St
Fort Worth, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Columbia at Renaissance Square

3801 W.G. Daniel Dr
Fort Worth, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Woodmont Apartments

1021 Oak Grove Rd
Fort Worth, Texas
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Affordable

Gardens at Cobb Park

1800 E Robert St
Fort Worth, Texas
Income Based
1-3 BR
Affordable

Mercantile Square

3600 Tanacross Drive
Fort Worth, Texas
$834-1,294
1-4 BR
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Fort Worth

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City Apartments
Arlington, TX Affordable Housing programs support 33 apartment communities in Arlington.
Hurst, TX Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Hurst.
Euless, TX Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Euless.
Kennedale, TX Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Kennedale.
Benbrook, TX Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Benbrook.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Fort Worth, 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
Fort Worth Housing Solutions Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Dallas Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher
Weatherford Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
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 Fort Worth.

Fort Worth, Texas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth features 6,614 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 Worth, Texas

There are 11,551 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fort Worth.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fort Worth, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fort Worth landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Fort Worth.

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

2023 Fort Worth, 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 Worth, Texas Fair Market Rent $1,101 $1,234 $1,456 $1,927 $2,385
Fort Worth, 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.

Fort Worth, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 130
Total Low Income Apartments 18,654
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 6,614
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.78%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.86
Median Household Income $53,214 ±$734
Median Rent $892 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.98% ± 1.27pp
Total Population 796,614

Population and Household Demographics

Fort Worth is a city in Tarrant County, Texas with a population of 796,614. There are 273,457 households in the city with an average household size of 2.86 persons. 42.78% of households in Fort Worth are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fort Worth

The median gross income for households in Fort Worth is $53,214 a year, or $4,435 a month. The median rent for the city is $892 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fort Worth, a household making less than $2,973 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Fort Worth.

Area Median Income In Fort Worth

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 Fort Worth, the AMI is calculated from all households within Tarrant County.

In Fort Worth, 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 Fort Worth

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 Worth

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth 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