Alief, TX Low Income Housing

Alief, TX Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Alief, TX

How do I qualify for low income housing in Alief, TX?
To qualify for low income housing in Texas, you must meet the following income requirements:

Your household income must be below 80% of the area median income (AMI). The AMI is updated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and varies by county.

You must have a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).

You must be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant.

In addition to the income requirements, you may also need to meet other eligibility requirements, such as:

- You must not have been evicted from any public housing or Section 8 housing in the past three years.
- You must not have any outstanding felony convictions for drug-related offenses.
- You must not be a registered sex offender.

Types of Low Income Housing in Alief, TX

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Alief, TX, including:
  • Public Housing: Public housing is owned and operated by your area Housing Authority. Public housing units are rented to low-income households at below-market rates.
  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers: Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households. Vouchers can be used to rent apartments, townhouses, or single-family homes from private landlords.
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC): LIHTC is a federal program that provides tax credits to developers who build or renovate affordable housing units. LIHTC units are typically rented at below-market rates.
  • Project-Based Section 8: Project-based Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households who live in specific apartment buildings or housing developments.
  • Very Low Income Housing Development (VLID): VLID is a federal program that provides grants to states and local governments to fund the development of affordable housing for low-income households.

In addition to these federal programs, there are also a number of state and local programs that provide low-income housing assistance in Alief, TX. These programs may offer rental assistance, down payment assistance, or other forms of financial assistance to help low-income households afford housing. puts together our list of properties using the above program listings all on one website.

We display monthly rates for the apartments when possible. Most of subsidized apartments base the rent on income, therefore, you will need to contact the apartment directly for rates. We list all pertinent contact information.

HUD Fair Market Rent For Alief, Texas - Harris County

Studio Apartments $1,095
One Bedroom Apartments $1,307
Two Bedroom Apartments $1,722
Three Bedroom Apartments $2,226

List of Low Income Housing in or near Alief, TX

Golden Bamboo Village III - Houston

6628 Synott Rd.
Houston, TX - 77083
(832) 328-1986
Harris County
Listing Location: 1.27 miles from Alief

Oleander Commons - Houston

12805 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX - 77099
(832) 289-0812
Harris County
Listing Location: 2.33 miles from Alief

Ahepa 29 I II and III - Senior Affordable Living Apartments - Houston

13830 Canyon Hill Drive
Houston, TX - 77083
(281) 236-9286
Harris County
Listing Location: 2.35 miles from Alief

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Ahepa 29 IV - Senior Affordable Living Apartments - Houston

8401 Rustling Leaves Drive
Houston, TX - 77083
(281) 530-0986
Harris County
Listing Location: 2.41 miles from Alief

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Aspen Park Apartments - TX - Houston

8811 Boone Rd
Houston, TX - 77099
(281) 498-3714
Harris County
Listing Location: 2.46 miles from Alief

Chinese Community Center - Houston

9800 Town Park Drive
Houston, TX - 77036
Harris County
Listing Location: 2.52 miles from Alief

Bayou Glen Apartments - Houston

11810 South Glen Drive
Houston, TX - 77099
(281) 568-8994
Harris County
Listing Location: 2.76 miles from Alief

Evening Star Villa - Houston

11800 South Glen Drive
Houston, TX - 77099
(281) 498-7758
Harris County
Listing Location: 2.78 miles from Alief

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Matthew Ridge Apartments - Affordable - Houston

14551 Beechnut St
Houston, TX - 77083
(844) 617-6543
Harris County
Listing Location: 3.00 miles from Alief

Bayou West - Houston

9898 Club Creek Drive
Houston, TX - 77036
(713) 981-8557
Harris County
Listing Location: 3.39 miles from Alief

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Alief, TX

  • 1. Check with local social service agencies. Many social service agencies offer affordable housing programs or can provide you with information on affordable housing resources in your area.
  • 2. HUD Exchange: The HUD Exchange website provides information on a variety of federal housing programs, including Section 8 and HOME.
  • 3. National Low Income Housing Coalition: The NLIHC website provides information on affordable housing programs and policies at the national and state levels.

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