Affordable Housing In Frisco
Collin County, Texas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Frisco

Frisco Villas

9400 3rd St
Frisco, Texas

Stonebrook Village Apartments

7500 Rolling Brook Dr
Frisco, Texas
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Frisco

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Frisco Public Housing
Dallas Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Frisco, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 236 affordable apartments for rent in Frisco, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Frisco, Texas

Frisco features 20 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 Frisco, Texas

There are 216 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Frisco.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Frisco, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Frisco landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Frisco.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Frisco, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,183 and $1,445.

2020 Frisco, 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
Fair Market Rent $957 $1,093 $1,314 $1,727 $2,262
Payment Standard Range $861 to $1,053 $984 to $1,202 $1,183 to $1,445 $1,554 to $1,900 $2,036 to $2,488

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Frisco, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 236
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 20
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.49
Average Household Size 3.03
Median Household Income $114,098 ±$3,125
Median Rent $1,310 ±$44
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.5% ± 4.22pp
Total Population 137,797

Population and Household Demographics

Frisco is a City in Collin County, Texas with a population of 137,797. There are 45,452 households in the city with an average household size of 3.03 persons. 25.11% of households in Frisco are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Frisco

The median gross income for households in Frisco is $114,098 a year, or $9,508 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,310 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Frisco, a household making less than $4,367 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Frisco.1

Area Median Income In Frisco

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 Frisco, the AMI is calculated from all households within Collin County.

In Frisco, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,100

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 Frisco

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 Frisco

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,500 $20,000 $22,500 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $29,100 $33,250 $37,400 $41,550 $44,900 $48,200 $51,550 $54,850
80% of Median $46,550 $53,200 $59,850 $66,500 $71,850 $77,150 $82,500 $87,800