Low Income Apartments In Wharton County
Texas

Low Income Apartments In Wharton County

Meadows Apartments

501 Willow Ln
Wharton, TX
Subsidized

Prairie Village

1915 N Wharton St
El Campo, TX
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Pecan Village (University Place Apartments)

310 University St
Wharton, TX
Subsidized

Morning Star Apartments

1520 Barfield Rd
Wharton, TX
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

West Side Housing

1502 Able St
El Campo, TX

M536268, 1720 Red River

1821 Red River Ave
Wharton, TX
HCV Welcome

El Campo Village

1185 Olivia St
El Campo, TX
HCV Welcome

Wharton Square

1510 Barfield Rd
Wharton, TX
Subsidized

El Campo Retirement

2805 West Loop
El Campo, TX
HCV Welcome

Fountainhead Wharton Apartments

526 Wilkes St
Wharton, TX
Subsidized
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There are 10 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 605 affordable apartments for rent in Wharton County, Texas. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 448 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 164 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Wharton County. There are 157 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Wharton County

Housing Authority Programs
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

Other Housing Authorities located in Wharton County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of El Campo Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wharton County, Texas

Wharton County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 605
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 448
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.82
Total Population 41,264
Housing Units 14,741
Average Household Size 2.77
Median Household Income $45,176 ±$3,770
Median Rent $678 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.17% ± 4.33pp

Population and Household Demographics

Wharton County is a County in Texas with a population of 41,264. There are 14,741 households in the county with an average household size of 2.77 persons. 32.3% of households in Wharton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wharton County

The median gross income for households in Wharton County is $45,176 a year, or $3,765 a month. The median rent for the county is $678 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wharton County, a household making less than $2,260 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Wharton County.1

Fair Market Rents in Wharton County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$628 $632 $772 $971 $1,317

Cities In Wharton County

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City Listings Served By
Wharton 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wharton is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
El Campo 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve El Campo are the Housing Authority of the City of El Campo and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Boling 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boling is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
East Bernard 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Bernard is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Hungerford 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hungerford is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Iago 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Iago is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Louise 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Louise is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.