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

Discover affordable housing in Rosenberg where there are 13+ 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.

Crossroads Villas

4706 Airport Ave, Rosenberg, Texas 77471

Fort Bend Gardens

313 Ln Dr , Rosenberg, Texas 77471

elderly Senior

Chupik House

2808 Chupik St , Rosenberg, Texas 77471

elderly Senior

6519 Colonial Rose Lane Rosenberg TX

6519 Colonial Rose Ln, Rosenberg, Texas 77469

bed 4
payment $1949/mo.

1315 Millers Pass Dr

1315 Millers Pass Dr, Rosenberg, Texas 77471

bed 4
payment $2100/mo.

1205 Divin Dr

1205 Divin Dr, Rosenberg, Texas 77471

bed 4
payment $2195/mo.

1208 Houston St Unit 4

1208 Houston St Unit 4, Rosenberg, Texas 77471

bed 2
payment $1277/mo.

4520 Mustang Run Dr

4520 Mustang Run Dr, Rosenberg, Texas 77469

bed 4
payment $2200/mo.

1115 Frances Dr

1115 Frances Dr, Rosenberg, Texas 77471

bed 4
payment $1995/mo.

1210 Gibbons Ct

1210 Gibbons Ct, Rosenberg, Texas 77471

bed 4
payment $2100/mo.

Falcon Pointe Apartments

915 Cole Ave, Rosenberg, Texas 77471

Brazos Senior Villas

5801 Reading Rd, Rosenberg, Texas 77471

bed 1-2
payment $403-1013/mo.

Kings Arms Apartments

1317 Mahlmann St, Rosenberg, Texas 77471

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Rosenberg, 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 Rosenberg, Texas
$25.70/hour
$18.45 (+254%) more than Texas minimum wage and $18.45 (+254%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Rosenberg, Texas Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Rosenberg, Texas.

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

How many renters live in Rosenberg, Texas?

The City of Rosenberg has 38,722 people living in 14,344 households.

There are 16,534 renters living in 6,638 renter households in this City. Renters make up 42.7 percent of the population living in Rosenberg.

What is the rental market like in Rosenberg, Texas?

There are an estimated 15,324 housing units in the Rosenberg area. Of these, 7,012 units are rental homes, making up 46 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Rosenberg, Texas, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Rosenberg?

The rental vacancy rate in Rosenberg is 5 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Rosenberg
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
359 1,714 1,726 2,537 289
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Rosenberg

A large number of apartments in Rosenberg have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Rosenberg are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 40 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 20 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Rosenberg

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,073 to $2,303. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,073
One BR $1,135
Two BR $1,357
Three BR $1,792
Four BR $2,303
2024 Fair Market Rents in Rosenberg, Texas

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

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 143 40 percent
One BR 908 53 percent
Two BR 1,179 68 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Rosenberg, Texas

How many affordable rental units are in Rosenberg?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Rosenberg, Texas including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 414
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 134
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 14
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Rosenberg, Texas

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

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 $1,221 and $1,493.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.