Low Income Apartments In Jefferson County
Texas

Low Income Apartments In Jefferson County

O.W. Collins Apartments

4440 Gulfway Dr
Port Arthur, TX
Income Based
Studio-2 BR
Subsidized

Villas of Sunnyside

1425 Washington Village Pkwy
Beaumont, TX
1-3 BR
55+
Accessible
HCV Welcome

Pebble Creek Apartments

4261 Jimmy Johnson Blvd
Port Arthur, TX
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Southwood Crossing Apartments

3901 Hwy 73
Port Arthur, TX
Income Based
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Virginia Estates

2250 W Virginia St
Beaumont, TX
Income Based
1-5 BR
Subsidized

The Carlyle

19245 US HWY 90
Beaumont, TX
Income Based
1-3 BR

Crystal Creek Park Apartments

3101 Honeywood Trail
Port Arthur, TX
Income Based
Studio-2 BR

Cedar Ridge Apartments

7601 9th Ave
Port Arthur, TX
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Sunlight Manor

2950 S 8th St
Beaumont, TX
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Edison Square

3501 12th St
Port Arthur, TX
Income Based
1-2 BR
62+

There are 50 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 5,947 affordable apartments for rent in Jefferson County, Texas. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 4,098 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 2,899 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Jefferson County. There are 1,849 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 Jefferson County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in Jefferson County

Housing Authority Programs
Beaumont Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jefferson County, Texas

Jefferson County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 50
Total Low Income Apartments 5,947
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 4,098
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.96%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Total Population 252,872
Housing Units 93,495
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $43,540 ±$1,070
Median Rent $761 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.44% ± 2.09pp

Population and Household Demographics

Jefferson County is a County in Texas with a population of 252,872. There are 93,495 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 36.96% of households in Jefferson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jefferson County

The median gross income for households in Jefferson County is $43,540 a year, or $3,628 a month. The median rent for the county is $761 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jefferson County, a household making less than $2,537 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.44% of households who rent are overburdened in Jefferson County.1

Fair Market Rents in Jefferson 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
$647 $745 $920 $1,187 $1,310

Cities In Jefferson County

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City Listings Served By
Beaumont 29 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Beaumont are the Beaumont Housing Authority and Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Port Arthur 21 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Arthur is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Nederland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nederland is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Groves 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Groves is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Bevil Oaks 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bevil Oaks is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Central Gardens 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Central Gardens is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
China 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves China is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Fannett 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fannett is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Nome 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nome is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Port Neches 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Neches is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Taylor Landing 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taylor Landing is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.