Affordable Housing In Montgomery
Montgomery County, Texas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Montgomery

The Heritage

325 Flagship Boulevard
Montgomery, TX
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Riverbrook Village

5450 Atascocita Road
Montgomery, TX
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Montgomery

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Montgomery County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Montgomery, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 190 affordable apartments for rent in Montgomery, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Montgomery, Texas

Montgomery 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 Montgomery, Texas

There are 190 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Montgomery.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Montgomery, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Montgomery landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Montgomery.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Montgomery, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $986 and $1,206.

2020 Montgomery, 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
Fair Market Rent $826 $908 $1,096 $1,485 $1,878
Payment Standard Range $743 to $909 $817 to $999 $986 to $1,206 $1,337 to $1,634 $1,690 to $2,066

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Montgomery, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 190
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.12%
Average Renter Household Size 3.77
Average Household Size 2.90
Median Household Income $48,125 ±$16,105
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.87% ± 36.11pp
Total Population 750

Population and Household Demographics

Montgomery is a City in Montgomery County, Texas with a population of 750. There are 259 households in the city with an average household size of 2.90 persons. 30.12% of households in Montgomery are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Montgomery

The median gross income for households in Montgomery is $48,125 a year, or $4,010 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Montgomery, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Montgomery.1

Area Median Income In Montgomery

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 Montgomery, the AMI is calculated from all households within Montgomery County.

In Montgomery, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,300

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 Montgomery

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 Montgomery HUD Rental Assistance in Montgomery

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,050 $18,350 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,750 $30,550 $34,350 $38,150 $41,250 $44,300 $47,350 $50,400
80% of Median $42,750 $48,850 $54,950 $61,050 $65,950 $70,850 $75,750 $80,600