Affordable Housing In Tarrant County
Texas

68 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tarrant County

Kennedale Seniors Apartments

332 S New Hope Rd
Kennedale, Texas

Villas of Forest Hill

7415 Forest Hill Dr
Forest Hill, Texas
55+

Manhattan Park Townhomes

2225 New York Ave
Arlington, Texas
Subsidized

Arlington Voa Living Center

2310 Sharpshire Ln
Arlington, Texas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Nuestro Hogar Apartments

709 Magnolia St
Arlington, Texas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Fielder House

1824 S Fielder Rd
Arlington, Texas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ft Worth Voa Living Center, Inc

2008 Oakwood Ct
Arlington, Texas
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Windcastle

4624 Windstone Dr
Arlington, Texas

Summer Brook

1908 Randy Snow Rd
Arlington, Texas

Summer Oaks

812 Brown Blvd
Arlington, Texas

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 68 low income housing apartment communities offering 10,051 affordable apartments for rent in Tarrant County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Tarrant County, Texas

Tarrant County features 1,317 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 8,405 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 $1,118 and $1,366.

2021 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
Tarrant County, Texas Fair Market Rent $901 $1,021 $1,242 $1,661 $2,077
Tarrant County, Texas Payment Standard Range $811 to $991 $919 to $1,123 $1,118 to $1,366 $1,495 to $1,827 $1,869 to $2,285

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tarrant County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 68
Total Low Income Apartments 10,051
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,317
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 $80,800

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

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tarrant County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,000 $19,400 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tarrant County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,300 $32,350 $36,400 $40,400 $43,650 $46,900 $50,100 $53,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tarrant County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,300 $51,750 $58,200 $64,650 $69,850 $75,000 $80,200 $85,350

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 Agencies that serve Benbrook are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
Blue Mound The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Blue Mound are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
Colleyville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Colleyville are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
Dalworthington Gardens The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dalworthington Gardens are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
Edgecliff Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Edgecliff Village are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
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 Agencies that serve Everman are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
Forest Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Forest Hill are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
Fort Worth The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fort Worth are the Fort Worth Housing Solutions, Dallas Housing Authority, Weatherford Housing Authority, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
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 Agencies that serve Lake Worth are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
Lakeside The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lakeside are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
Newark The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Newark are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
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 Agencies that serve Pantego are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
Pecan Acres The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pecan Acres are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
Pelican Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pelican Bay are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
Rendon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rendon are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
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 Agencies that serve River Oaks are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
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 Agencies that serve Sansom Park are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
Watauga The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Watauga are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
Westover Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Westover Hills are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
Westworth Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Westworth Village are the Dallas Housing Authority and Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office.
White Settlement The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve White Settlement are the Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office and Dallas Housing Authority.