Highlands, TX Low Income Housing

Highlands, TX Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Highlands, TX

How do I qualify for low income housing in Highlands, 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 Highlands, TX

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Highlands, 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 Highlands, TX. These programs may offer rental assistance, down payment assistance, or other forms of financial assistance to help low-income households afford housing.

PublicHousing.com 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 Highlands, 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 Highlands, TX

Village Apartments - Baytown

4601 Village Ln
Baytown, TX - 77521
281-424-4566
Harris County
Listing Location: 4.19 miles from Highlands

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Mckinney Lane Apartments 1 Bedroom Efficiency - Crosby

114 Mckinney Lane
Crosby, TX - 88532
832-651-5111
Harris County
Listing Location: 5.32 miles from Highlands


Baytown Supportive Housing - Baytown

730 Rollingbrook St
Baytown, TX - 77521
800-466-7722ex3
Harris County
Listing Location: 6.22 miles from Highlands

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Centennial Square Apartments - Baytown

805 Schilling St
Baytown, TX - 77520
281-420-2112
Harris County
Listing Location: 6.53 miles from Highlands

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Crosby Plaza Apartments - Crosby

6616 Fm 2100 Rd
Crosby, TX - 77532
281-328-4774
Harris County
Listing Location: 7.56 miles from Highlands

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Pines of Woodforest Apartments - Houston

90 Uvalde Road
Houston, TX - 77015
(713) 453-6947
Harris County
Listing Location: 7.63 miles from Highlands


Bay Terrace - Baytown

1502 Nolan Rd
Baytown, TX - 77520
(281) 428-2660
Harris County
Listing Location: 7.86 miles from Highlands

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Baytown Housing Authority - Baytown

805 W Nazro Street
Baytown, TX - 77520
(281) 427-6686
Harris County
Listing Location: 7.89 miles from Highlands


Shady Creek - Senior Apartments - Baytown

1220 Knowlton Drive
Baytown, TX - 77520
(281) 428-1233
Harris County
Listing Location: 7.97 miles from Highlands


Pecan Village Aka Mhmr Of Baytown - Baytown

2208 Cedar Bayou Road
Baytown, TX - 77520
(713) 970-7435
Harris County
Listing Location: 8.30 miles from Highlands

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Highlands, 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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Check to see if you qualify for low cost or free housing by comparing the guidelines to your income records.



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