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Affordable Housing In Tarrant County
Texas

60 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tarrant County

Rosemont at Mayfield Villas

2002 Mayfield Villa Drive
Arlington, Texas
$811-912
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Sansom Pointe Senior Apartments

2500 Washington Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
55+

Gala at Oak Crest Estates

100 Dickey Dr
Euless, Texas
$654-1,128
2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Avondale Apartments

13101 Avondale Farms Dr
Fort Worth, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Meridan Apartments

4450 Marine Creek Parkway
Fort Worth, Texas
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Palladium Crowley

301 West Farm to Market 1187
Crowley, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Landings at Marine Creek Apartment Homes

4250 Old Decatur Road
Fort Worth, Texas
$754-1,127
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Ash Lane Apartments

601 E Ash Ln
Euless, Texas
$806-1,119
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Mercantile Square

3600 Tanacross Drive
Fort Worth, Texas
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

2900 Broadmoor Apartments

2900 Broadmoor Drive
Fort Worth, Texas
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Tarrant County

Housing Authority Programs
Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Dallas Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tarrant County, Texas

There are 60 low income housing apartment communities offering 9,330 affordable apartments for rent in Tarrant County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Tarrant County, Texas

Tarrant County features 713 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 Tarrant County, Texas

There are 8,421 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tarrant County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tarrant County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Tarrant County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Tarrant County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tarrant County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,049 and $1,282.

2020 Tarrant County, 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 $838 $945 $1,165 $1,579 $1,980
Payment Standard Range $754 to $922 $851 to $1,040 $1,049 to $1,282 $1,421 to $1,737 $1,782 to $2,178

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tarrant County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 60
Total Low Income Apartments 9,330
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 713
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.07%
Average Renter Household Size 2.58
Average Household Size 2.81
Median Household Income $58,711 ±$488
Median Rent $913 ±$8
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.16% ± 0.87pp
Total Population 1,914,526

Population and Household Demographics

Tarrant County is a county in Texas with a population of 1,914,526. There are 673,737 households in the county with an average household size of 2.81 persons. 39.07% of households in Tarrant County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tarrant County

The median gross income for households in Tarrant County is $58,711 a year, or $4,893 a month. The median rent for the county is $913 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tarrant County, a household making less than $3,043 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.16% of households who rent are overburdened in Tarrant County.

Area Median Income In Tarrant 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 Tarrant County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,500

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 Tarrant 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 Tarrant County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,150 $19,600 $22,050 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,550 $32,600 $36,700 $40,750 $44,050 $47,300 $50,550 $53,800
80% of Median $45,650 $52,200 $58,700 $65,200 $70,450 $75,650 $80,850 $86,100

Cities In Tarrant County

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City Served By
Arlington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Arlington are the Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office, Arlington Housing Authority and Dallas Housing Authority.
Bedford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bedford are the Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office and Dallas Housing Authority.
Benbrook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Benbrook is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Blue Mound The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blue Mound is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Colleyville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colleyville is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Dalworthington Gardens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dalworthington Gardens is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Edgecliff Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edgecliff Village is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Euless The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Euless are the Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office and Dallas Housing Authority.
Everman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Everman is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Forest Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forest Hill is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Fort Worth The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fort Worth are the Fort Worth Housing Solutions and Dallas Housing Authority.
Haltom City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Haltom City are the Haltom Ciy Housing Authority, Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office and Dallas Housing Authority.
Hurst The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hurst are the Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office and Dallas Housing Authority.
Keller The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Keller are the Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office and Dallas Housing Authority.
Kennedale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kennedale are the Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office and Dallas Housing Authority.
Lake Worth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Worth is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Lakeside The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lakeside is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Newark The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newark is the Dallas Housing Authority.
North Richland Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve North Richland Hills are the Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office and Dallas Housing Authority.
Pantego The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pantego is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Pecan Acres The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pecan Acres is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Pelican Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pelican Bay is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Rendon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rendon is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Richland Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richland Hills are the Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office and Dallas Housing Authority.
River Oaks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves River Oaks is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Saginaw The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Saginaw are the Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office and Dallas Housing Authority.
Sansom Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sansom Park is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Watauga The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Watauga is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Westover Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westover Hills is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Westworth Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westworth Village is the Dallas Housing Authority.
White Settlement The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve White Settlement are the Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office and Dallas Housing Authority.