Affordable Housing In Travis County
Texas

169 Low Income Apartment Communities In Travis County

Pathways at Northgate

9120 Northgate Blvd
Austin, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Oaks on Lamar Apartments

8071 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Harris Branch Seniors

12433 Dessau Rd
Austin, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
62+

Summit Oaks Apartments

11607 Sierra Nevada
Austin, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

William Cannon Apartments

2112 E William Cannon Dr
Austin, Texas
$1,017-1,408
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Heights on Parmer Apartment Homes

1500 E Parmer Ln
Austin, Texas
$919-1,276
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Waters at Sunrise

2750 Sunrise Rd
Round Rock, Texas
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Chalmers Courts

1638 E 2nd St
Austin, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

The Reserve at Springdale

5605 Springdale Rd
Austin, Texas
$1,011-1,390
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Terrace at Walnut Creek

8712 Old Manor Rd
Austin, Texas
$992-1,462
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Travis County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Travis County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in Travis County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Austin Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Travis County, Texas

There are 169 low income housing apartment communities offering 22,514 affordable apartments for rent in Travis County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Travis County, Texas

Travis County features 4,409 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 Travis County, Texas

There are 17,929 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Travis County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Travis County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Travis County landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Travis County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Travis County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 169
Total Low Income Apartments 22,514
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4,409
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.29%
Average Renter Household Size 2.36
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $61,451 ±$591
Median Rent $1,054 ±$7
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.89% ± 0.98pp
Total Population 1,121,645

Population and Household Demographics

Travis County is a County in Texas with a population of 1,121,645. There are 428,220 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 48.29% of households in Travis County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Travis County

The median gross income for households in Travis County is $61,451 a year, or $5,121 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,054 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Travis County, a household making less than $3,513 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Travis County.1

Area Median Income In Travis 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 Travis County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $95,900

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 Travis 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 Travis County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $19,900 $22,750 $25,600 $28,400 $30,700 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $33,150 $37,850 $42,600 $47,300 $51,100 $54,900 $58,700 $62,450
80% of Median $52,850 $60,400 $67,950 $75,500 $81,550 $87,600 $93,650 $99,700

Cities In Travis County

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City Listings Served By
Austin 146 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Austin is the Housing Authority of the City of Austin.
Cedar Park 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedar Park is the Housing Authority of Travis County.
Round Rock 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Round Rock are the Round Rock Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Travis County.
Pflugerville 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pflugerville is the Housing Authority of Travis County.
Leander 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leander is the Housing Authority of Travis County.
Bee Cave 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bee Cave is the Housing Authority of Travis County.
West Lake Hills 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Lake Hills is the Housing Authority of Travis County.
Lakeway 0
Barton Creek 0
Briarcliff 0
Creedmoor 0
Garfield 0
Hornsby Bend 0
Hudson Bend 0
Jollyville 0
Jonestown 0
Lago Vista 0
Lost Creek 0
Manchaca 0
Manor 0
Point Venture 0
Rollingwood 0
San Leanna 0
Shady Hollow 0
Sunset Valley 0
The Hills 0
Volente 0
Webberville 0
Wells Branch 0
Windemere 0