Affordable Housing In Williamson County
Texas

33 Low Income Apartment Communities In Williamson County

Merritt Heritage Senior Apartments

4700 Williams Drive
Georgetown, Texas
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
62+

Hills at Leander

960 Merrill Dr
Leander, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Liberty Trails Apartments

2225 Ranch Rd
Liberty Hill, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

The Oaks at Georgetown Apartments

550 W 22nd St
Georgetown, Texas
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR

Taylor Square Apts

1005 Cottonbowl Dr
Taylor, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Northwest Apartments

1623 Northwest Blvd
Georgetown, Texas

Cypress Creek at River Bend

120 River Bend Dr
Georgetown, Texas

Shady Oaks Apartments

501 E Janis Dr
Georgetown, Texas
Subsidized

Parkview Place, Ltd

2111 N Austin Ave
Georgetown, Texas

Burnett Place Apartments

405 Sloan St
Taylor, Texas

Guide To Affordable Housing in Williamson County, Texas

There are 33 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,339 affordable apartments for rent in Williamson County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Williamson County, Texas

Williamson County features 471 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 Williamson County, Texas

There are 2,868 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Williamson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Williamson County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Williamson County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Williamson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Williamson County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,306 and $1,596.

2022 Williamson 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
Williamson County, Texas Fair Market Rent $1,092 $1,236 $1,451 $1,867 $2,194
Williamson County, Texas Payment Standard Range $983 to $1,201 $1,112 to $1,360 $1,306 to $1,596 $1,680 to $2,054 $1,975 to $2,413

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Williamson County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 33
Total Low Income Apartments 3,339
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 471
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.52%
Average Renter Household Size 2.62
Average Household Size 2.90
Median Household Income $73,750 ±$1,026
Median Rent $1,072 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.41% ± 1.95pp
Total Population 473,592

Population and Household Demographics

Williamson County is a county in Texas with a population of 473,592. There are 161,793 households in the county with an average household size of 2.90 persons. 31.52% of households in Williamson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Williamson County

The median gross income for households in Williamson County is $73,750 a year, or $6,146 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,072 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Williamson County, a household making less than $3,573 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Williamson County.

Area Median Income In Williamson 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 Williamson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $98,900

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 Williamson 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 Williamson County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Williamson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,800 $23,750 $26,700 $29,650 $32,050 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Williamson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$34,650 $39,600 $44,550 $49,450 $53,450 $57,400 $61,350 $65,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Williamson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,400 $63,300 $71,200 $79,100 $85,450 $91,800 $98,100 $104,450

Cities In Williamson County

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City Served By
Brushy Creek
Cedar Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedar Park is the Housing Authority of Travis County.
Florence
Georgetown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Georgetown is the Georgetown Housing Authority.
Granger The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Granger is the Granger Housing Authority.
Hutto
Jarrell
Liberty Hill
Serenada
Taylor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taylor is the Taylor Housing Authority.
Thrall
Weir