Affordable Housing In Hurst
Tarrant County, Texas

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hurst

Wellesley Park Apartments

365 E Pecan St
Hurst, Texas

Whispering Run

600 Bellaire Dr
Hurst, Texas

Hurstonian

745 E Pecan St
Hurst, Texas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Hurst, 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 Hurst, Texas

Housing Authority Programs
Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Dallas Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hurst, Texas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 541 affordable apartments for rent in Hurst, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Hurst, Texas

Hurst features 0 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 Hurst, Texas

There are 541 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hurst.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hurst, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hurst landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Hurst.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hurst, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,142 and $1,396.

2022 Hurst, 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
Hurst, Texas Fair Market Rent $939 $1,064 $1,269 $1,685 $2,098
Hurst, Texas Payment Standard Range $845 to $1,033 $958 to $1,170 $1,142 to $1,396 $1,517 to $1,854 $1,888 to $2,308

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hurst, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 541
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Average Household Size 2.64
Median Household Income $53,788 ±$2,346
Median Rent $837 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.98% ± 6.68pp
Total Population 38,458

Population and Household Demographics

Hurst is a city in Tarrant County, Texas with a population of 38,458. There are 14,432 households in the city with an average household size of 2.64 persons. 33.98% of households in Hurst are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hurst

The median gross income for households in Hurst is $53,788 a year, or $4,482 a month. The median rent for the city is $837 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hurst, a household making less than $2,790 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Hurst.

Area Median Income In Hurst

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

In Hurst, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,800

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 Hurst

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 Hurst

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hurst AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,000 $19,400 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hurst AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,300 $32,350 $36,400 $40,400 $43,650 $46,900 $50,100 $53,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hurst AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,300 $51,750 $58,200 $64,650 $69,850 $75,000 $80,200 $85,350