Affordable Housing In Rosenberg
Fort Bend County, Texas

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rosenberg

Brazos Senior Villas

5801 Reading Rd
Rosenberg, Texas
1-2 BR

Fort Bend Gardens

313 Ln Dr
Rosenberg, Texas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Chupik House

2808 Chupik St
Rosenberg, Texas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Crossroads Villas

4706 Airport Ave
Rosenberg, Texas
Disabled Supportive Housing

Kings Arms Apartments

1317 Mahlmann St
Rosenberg, Texas

Falcon Pointe Apartments

915 Cole Ave
Rosenberg, Texas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Rosenberg, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Rosenberg, Texas

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rosenberg, Texas

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 400 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 192 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 $1,087 and $1,329.

2022 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
Rosenberg, Texas Fair Market Rent $944 $1,014 $1,208 $1,603 $2,058
Rosenberg, Texas Payment Standard Range $850 to $1,038 $913 to $1,115 $1,087 to $1,329 $1,443 to $1,763 $1,852 to $2,264

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rosenberg, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 400
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.

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 $90,100

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 HUD Rental Assistance in Rosenberg

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rosenberg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,650 $21,300 $23,950 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rosenberg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,050 $35,450 $39,900 $44,300 $47,850 $51,400 $54,950 $58,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rosenberg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,600 $56,700 $63,800 $70,850 $76,550 $82,200 $87,900 $93,550