Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Lubbock, TX

Discover affordable housing in Lubbock where there are 30+ 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.

Emory Senior Living Apartments

500 N Martin Luther King Blvd, Lubbock, Texas 79403

bed 1-2
payment $550-620/mo.

Silver Village

5401 54th St, Lubbock, Texas 79414

bed 1-2

Parkview Place

6402 Hartford Ave, Lubbock, Texas 79413

bed 1

Cantibury Pointe Townhomes

1415 N Knoxville Ave., Lubbock, Texas 79415

bed 3-4
payment $1034-1135/mo.

Hillcrest Manor Senior Apartments

1102 North Memphis Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79415

bed 1-2

Metro Tower Lofts

1220 Broadway , Lubbock, Texas 79401

bed Studio-2
payment $736-946/mo.

Guadalupe Villas

1001 3rd St, Lubbock, Texas 79401

bed 1-2

Park Meadows Villas

2502 Weber Dr, Lubbock, Texas 79404

Homestead Apartments

5401 56th St, Lubbock, Texas 79414

High Plains - Lubbock

1607 Iola Ave, Lubbock, Texas 79416

Cornerstone Homes

222 Redbud Ave, Lubbock, Texas 79403

Garden Apartments

1340 65th Dr, Lubbock, Texas 79412

Casa Orlando

1810 3rd St, Lubbock, Texas 79415

The Providence

5814 98th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79424

bed 1-2

The Vineyards at Monterey

9410 Milwaukee Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79424

bed 1-3

The Reserves at South Plains

2011 98th Street , Lubbock, Texas 79423

bed 2-3
payment $799/mo.

Stonebridge at Ironton

7010 Ironton Ave, Lubbock, Texas 79424

bed 1-3

Cameron Court Apartments

1001 North Indiana Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79415

bed 1-4

Southstead Apartments

5520 58th St, Lubbock, Texas 79414

bed Studio-3

Residences at Shadow Hills

6202 W 4th St, Lubbock, Texas 79416

bed 1-2
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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 Lubbock, 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 Lubbock, Texas
$13.83 (+191%) more than Texas minimum wage and $13.83 (+191%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Lubbock, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Mainstream Voucher programs for Lubbock, Texas.

Go to the Texas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Lubbock.

How many renters live in Lubbock, Texas?

The City of Lubbock has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 42.5 percent of the population living in Lubbock.

What is the rental market like in Lubbock, Texas?

There are an estimated housing units in the Lubbock area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Lubbock, Texas, there are 1.09 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Lubbock?

The rental vacancy rate in Lubbock is 8 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Lubbock for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Lubbock
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
2,467 12,260 18,190 19,350 2,747
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Lubbock

A large number of apartments in Lubbock 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 Lubbock

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $778 to $1,829. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $778
One BR $931
Two BR $1,113
Three BR $1,551
Four BR $1,829
2024 Fair Market Rents in Lubbock, Texas

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Lubbock?

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 1,485 60 percent
One BR 7,081 58 percent
Two BR 8,810 48 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Lubbock, Texas

How many affordable rental units are in Lubbock?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Lubbock, 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
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Lubbock, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Lubbock, Texas

Lubbock features 1,249 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 Lubbock, Texas

There are 2,137 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lubbock.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lubbock, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lubbock landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lubbock.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lubbock, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,002 and $1,224.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.