Affordable Housing In Orange County
Texas

17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Orange County

Optimist Village

3650 Optimist Way
Orange, TX
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Arbor Pines Apartments Homes

653 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Orange, TX
Accepts Vouchers

Craig and Alexander Homes

2033 4th St
Orange, TX

Honeysuckle Court Apartments

600 S Main St
Vidor, TX
Subsidized

Pine Grove Homes

21 Cove Dr
Orange, TX

Auburn Square

290 N Main St
Vidor, TX
Accepts Vouchers

Oaks Apartments ( Formerly Sabine Oaks )

605 1st St
Orange, TX
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Orange County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Orange County Public Housing
Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Other Housing Authorities located in Orange County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Orange Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Orange County, Texas

There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,413 affordable apartments for rent in Orange County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Orange County, Texas

Orange County features 743 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 Orange County, Texas

There are 542 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Orange County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Orange County, Texas

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Orange County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 1,413
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 743
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.42
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $49,763 ±$2,575
Median Rent $748 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.86% ± 4.48pp
Total Population 83,217

Population and Household Demographics

Orange County is a County in Texas with a population of 83,217. There are 32,054 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 23.54% of households in Orange County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Orange County

The median gross income for households in Orange County is $49,763 a year, or $4,147 a month. The median rent for the county is $748 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Orange County, a household making less than $2,493 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Orange County.1

Area Median Income In Orange County

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.

In Orange County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,200

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 Orange County

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 Orange County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,700 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,050
50% of Median $22,850 $26,100 $29,350 $32,600 $35,250 $37,850 $40,450 $43,050
80% of Median $36,550 $41,750 $46,950 $52,150 $56,350 $60,500 $64,700 $68,850

Cities In Orange County

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City Listings Served By
Orange 12 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Orange are the Housing Authority of Orange County, Housing Authority of the City of Orange and Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Vidor 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Vidor are the Housing Authority of Orange County and Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Bridge City 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bridge City is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Mauriceville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mauriceville is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Pine Forest 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine Forest is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Pinehurst 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pinehurst is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
Rose City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rose City is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.
West Orange 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Orange is the Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur.