Affordable Housing In Tarrant County
Texas

Affordable Housing programs support 1,317 income based apartments in Tarrant County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 10,476 affordable apartments in Tarrant County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Tarrant County, Texas

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Tarrant County.

Go to the Texas Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Tarrant County.

Country Villa Apartments

1005 Del Paso St
Euless, Texas
Affordable

Northridge Apartments

701 Ridgeglen Dr
Arlington, Texas
Affordable

Oakcrest Apts

415 Mansfield Cardinal Rd
Kennedale, Texas
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Affordable Housing In Tarrant County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Tarrant County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Arlington, TX Affordable Housing programs support 32 apartment communities in Arlington.
Affordable Housing In Bedford, TX Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Bedford.
Affordable Housing In Benbrook, TX Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Benbrook.
Affordable Housing In Euless, TX Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Euless.
Affordable Housing In Everman, TX Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Everman.
Affordable Housing In Forest Hill, TX Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Forest Hill.
Affordable Housing In Fort Worth, TX Affordable Housing programs support 129 apartment communities in Fort Worth.
Affordable Housing In Haltom City, TX Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Haltom City.
Affordable Housing In Hurst, TX Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Hurst.
Affordable Housing In Keller, TX Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Keller.
Affordable Housing In Kennedale, TX Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Kennedale.
Affordable Housing In North Richland Hills, TX Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in North Richland Hills.
Affordable Housing In Saginaw, TX Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Saginaw.
Affordable Housing In Sansom Park, TX Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Sansom Park.
Affordable Housing In Watauga, TX Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Watauga.
Affordable Housing In White Settlement, TX Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in White Settlement.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Tarrant County, 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.

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

Tarrant County, Texas Affordable Housing Data

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 10,476 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 $1,310 and $1,602.

2023 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 $1,101 $1,234 $1,456 $1,927 $2,385
Tarrant County, Texas Payment Standard Range $991 to $1,211 $1,111 to $1,357 $1,310 to $1,602 $1,734 to $2,120 $2,147 to $2,624

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tarrant County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 83
Total Low Income Apartments 12,122
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 $92,300

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

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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.
$19,000 $21,700 $24,400 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
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.
$31,650 $36,200 $40,700 $45,200 $48,850 $52,450 $56,050 $59,700
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.
$50,650 $57,850 $65,100 $72,300 $78,100 $83,900 $89,700 $95,450