Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Jim Wells County, TX

Discover affordable housing in Jim Wells County where there are 13+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

San Diego Creek Apartments

1499 Easterling Drive, Alice, Texas 78332

Orange Grove Seniors Apartments

520 E Orange Ave, Orange Grove, Texas 78372

Alice Village Apartments

123 Terrell St, Alice, Texas 78332

Easterling Village Apts.

1455 Easterling Drive, Alice, Texas 78332

Orange Grove Housing Associates

700 Thiel, Orange Grove, Texas 78372

Orange Grove Apartments

520 E Orange Ave., Orange Grove, Texas 75966

bed 1-2
payment $569-658/mo.

Guadalupe Haciendas Apartments

2015 S Cameron St, Alice, Texas 78332

Casa Real

1300 Wyoming St, Alice, Texas 78332

125 Olmito St

125 Olmito St, Alice, Texas 78332

MillPond at Alice

2015 S. Cameron St., Alice, Texas 78332

bed 1

Fish Pond at Alice

300 East 3rd St., Alice, Texas 78332

bed 1-2

Casa Real II

325 N.W. Second St., Premont, Texas

Heritage Apartments

600 E Front St, Alice, Texas 78332

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Jim Wells County, Texas

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Jim Wells County, Texas
$10.53 (+145%) more than Texas minimum wage and $10.53 (+145%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Jim Wells County, Texas?

The County of Jim Wells County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 29.74 percent of the population living in Jim Wells County.

What is the rental market like in Jim Wells County, Texas?

There are an estimated housing units in the Jim Wells County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Jim Wells County, Texas, there are 1.08 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Jim Wells County?

The rental vacancy rate in Jim Wells County is 5 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Jim Wells County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Jim Wells County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
76 494 1,486 1,867 200
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Jim Wells County

A large number of apartments in Jim Wells County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Jim Wells County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $795 to $1,593. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $795
One BR $811
Two BR $939
Three BR $1,275
Four BR $1,593
2024 Fair Market Rents in Jim Wells County, Texas

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Jim Wells County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 70 92 percent
One BR 421 85 percent
Two BR 961 65 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Jim Wells County, Texas

How many affordable rental units are in Jim Wells County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Jim Wells County, Texas including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Jim Wells County, Texas

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Jim Wells County, Texas

Jim Wells County features 610 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 Jim Wells County, Texas

There are 221 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jim Wells County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jim Wells County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jim Wells County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Jim Wells County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jim Wells County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $845 and $1,033.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.