Affordable Housing In Sugar Land
Fort Bend County, Texas

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sugar Land

Gala at Four Corners

15010 Old Richmond Rd
Sugar Land, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+

The Terraces at Arboretum

15928 Old Richmond Rd
Sugar Land, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Provision at West Bellfort

13701 W Bellfort Blvd
Sugar Land, Texas
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Provision at Four Corners

15014 Old Richmond Rd
Sugar Land, Texas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Sugar Land, Texas

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 356 affordable apartments for rent in Sugar Land, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Sugar Land, Texas

Sugar Land 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 Sugar Land, Texas

There are 222 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sugar Land.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sugar Land, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sugar Land, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,087 and $1,329.

2022 Sugar Land, 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
Sugar Land, Texas Fair Market Rent $944 $1,014 $1,208 $1,603 $2,058
Sugar Land, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sugar Land, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 356
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.82%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 3.02
Median Household Income $104,939 ±$4,029
Median Rent $1,512 ±$89
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.75% ± 5.06pp
Total Population 84,268

Population and Household Demographics

Sugar Land is a city in Fort Bend County, Texas with a population of 84,268. There are 27,587 households in the city with an average household size of 3.02 persons. 17.82% of households in Sugar Land are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sugar Land

The median gross income for households in Sugar Land is $104,939 a year, or $8,745 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,512 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sugar Land, a household making less than $5,040 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.75% of households who rent are overburdened in Sugar Land.

Area Median Income In Sugar Land

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

In Sugar Land, 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 Sugar Land

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 Sugar Land

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sugar Land 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 Sugar Land 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 Sugar Land 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