Affordable Housing In Rosenberg
Fort Bend County, Texas

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rosenberg

Fort Bend Gardens

313 Ln Dr
Rosenberg, TX
Elderly Supportive Housing

Chupik House

2808 Chupik St
Rosenberg, TX
Elderly Supportive Housing

Crossroads Villas

4706 Airport Ave
Rosenberg, TX
Disabled Supportive Housing

Kings Arms Apartments

1317 Mahlmann St
Rosenberg, TX

Falcon Pointe Apartments

915 Cole Ave
Rosenberg, TX
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Rosenberg

Housing Authority Programs
Rosenberg Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rosenberg, Texas

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 320 affordable apartments for rent in Rosenberg, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Rosenberg, Texas

Rosenberg features 208 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 Rosenberg, Texas

There are 112 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rosenberg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rosenberg, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rosenberg landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Rosenberg.

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

2020 Rosenberg, 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.

Rosenberg, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 320
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 208
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.76%
Average Renter Household Size 3.01
Average Household Size 3.08
Median Household Income $44,916 ±$3,648
Median Rent $907 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.73% ± 6.82pp
Total Population 33,600

Population and Household Demographics

Rosenberg is a City in Fort Bend County, Texas with a population of 33,600. There are 10,853 households in the city with an average household size of 3.08 persons. 47.76% of households in Rosenberg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rosenberg

The median gross income for households in Rosenberg is $44,916 a year, or $3,743 a month. The median rent for the city is $907 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rosenberg, a household making less than $3,023 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Rosenberg.1

Area Median Income In Rosenberg

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 Rosenberg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Fort Bend County.

In Rosenberg, 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 Rosenberg

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 Rosenberg HUD Rental Assistance in Rosenberg

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