Low Income Apartments In Harris County
Texas

Low Income Apartments In Harris County

Garden City Apartments

9601 W Montgomery Rd
Houston, TX
Income Based
1-5 BR
Subsidized

Town Parc at Sherwood

1521 Sherwood Forest St
Houston, TX
$787-1,168
Studio-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Kings Row Apartments

4141 Barberry Dr
Houston, TX
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Goldberg B Nai B Rith Towers

10909 Fondren Rd
Houston, TX
$660-887
Studio-2 BR
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Copperwood I

4407 S Panther Creek Dr
Spring, TX
$683-773
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Yale Village Apts.

5673 Yale Street
Houston, TX
1-5 BR
Subsidized

The Village Apartments

517 School Street
Tomball, TX
Studio-2 BR
Subsidized

Villa Americana

5901 Selinsky Rd
Houston, TX
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Cullen Park Apartments

4700 Wenda St
Houston, TX
2 BR
HCV Welcome

The Fountains of Westchase

3600 Woodchase Drive
Houston, TX
$580-775
1-2 BR

There are 320 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 51,248 affordable apartments for rent in Harris County, Texas. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 15,690 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 7,946 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Harris County. There are 34,969 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Harris County

Housing Authority Programs
Harris County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher
Harris County-Other Dhap Only Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

Other Housing Authorities located in Harris County

Housing Authority Programs
Houston Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing
City of Pasadena Housing Department Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Harris County, Texas

Harris County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 320
Total Low Income Apartments 51,248
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 15,690
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.07%
Average Renter Household Size 2.66
Total Population 4,356,362
Housing Units 1,499,528
Average Household Size 2.88
Median Household Income $54,457 ±$400
Median Rent $906 ±$5
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.64% ± 0.56pp

Population and Household Demographics

Harris County is a County in Texas with a population of 4,356,362. There are 1,499,528 households in the county with an average household size of 2.88 persons. 45.07% of households in Harris County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Harris County

The median gross income for households in Harris County is $54,457 a year, or $4,538 a month. The median rent for the county is $906 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Harris County, a household making less than $3,020 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.64% of households who rent are overburdened in Harris County.1

Fair Market Rents in Harris County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$812 $907 $1,104 $1,509 $1,897

Cities In Harris County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Listings Served By
Houston 254 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Houston are the Houston Housing Authority and Harris County-Other Dhap Only.
Pasadena 16 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pasadena are the City of Pasadena Housing Department, Harris County Housing Authority and Harris County-Other Dhap Only.
South Houston 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve South Houston are the Harris County Housing Authority and Harris County-Other Dhap Only.
Waller 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Waller are the Harris County Housing Authority and Harris County-Other Dhap Only.
Spring 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Spring are the Harris County Housing Authority and Harris County-Other Dhap Only.
The Woodlands 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve The Woodlands are the Harris County Housing Authority and Harris County-Other Dhap Only.
La Porte 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve La Porte are the Harris County Housing Authority and Harris County-Other Dhap Only.
Humble 12 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Humble are the Harris County Housing Authority and Harris County-Other Dhap Only.
Channelview 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Channelview are the Harris County Housing Authority and Harris County-Other Dhap Only.
Crosby 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Crosby are the Harris County Housing Authority and Harris County-Other Dhap Only.
Tomball 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tomball are the Harris County Housing Authority and Harris County-Other Dhap Only.
Highlands 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Highlands are the Harris County Housing Authority and Harris County-Other Dhap Only.
Webster 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Webster are the Harris County Housing Authority and Harris County-Other Dhap Only.
Deer Park 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Deer Park are the Harris County Housing Authority and Harris County-Other Dhap Only.
Jersey Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jersey Village is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Aldine 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aldine is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Atascocita 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Atascocita is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Barrett 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barrett is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Bellaire 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bellaire is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Bunker Hill Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bunker Hill Village is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Cloverleaf 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cloverleaf is the Harris County Housing Authority.
El Lago 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves El Lago is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Galena Park 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Galena Park is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Hedwig Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hedwig Village is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Hilshire Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hilshire Village is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Hunters Creek Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hunters Creek Village is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Jacinto City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jacinto City is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Morgan's Point 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Morgan's Point is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Nassau Bay 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nassau Bay is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Piney Point Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Piney Point Village is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Sheldon 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sheldon is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Southside Place 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Southside Place is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Spring Valley Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Valley Village is the Harris County Housing Authority.
Taylor Lake Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taylor Lake Village is the Harris County Housing Authority.
West University Place 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West University Place is the Harris County Housing Authority.