Leander, TX Low Income Housing

Leander, TX Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Leander, TX

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

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Leander, 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 Leander, 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 Leander, Texas - Williamson County

Studio Apartments $1,386
One Bedroom Apartments $1,626
Two Bedroom Apartments $2,088
Three Bedroom Apartments $2,416

List of Low Income Housing in or near Leander, TX

Windy Ridge Apartments - Austin

10910 N FM 620
Austin, TX - 78726
(512) 973-9900
Williamson County
Listing Location: 9.07 miles from Leander

Mosaic Housing Corporation Ix - Austin

13122 Humphrey Dr
Austin, TX - 78729
Williamson County
Listing Location: 10.28 miles from Leander

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Chisholm Trail Apartments - Round Rock

1525 Chisholm Trl
Round Rock, TX - 78681
512 255-7122
Williamson County
Listing Location: 10.36 miles from Leander

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Catholic Charities Of Central Texas - Georgetown

805 W. University Ste 135
Georgetown, TX - 78626
Williamson County
Listing Location: 10.76 miles from Leander

Corporation For Affordable Housing And Community Economic Development - Austin

PO Box 500275
Austin, TX - 78750
Williamson County
Listing Location: 10.91 miles from Leander

Non Profit Apartment

Georgetown Housing Authority - Georgetown

210 West 18th Street
Georgetown, TX - 78626
Williamson County
Listing Location: 11.10 miles from Leander

Shady Oaks Apartments - Georgetown

501 E Janis Dr
Georgetown, TX - 78628
512 863-2522
Williamson County
Listing Location: 11.81 miles from Leander

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Georgetown Square - Affordable Community - Georgetown

214 Royal Dr
Georgetown, TX - 78626
(512) 863-3782
Williamson County
Listing Location: 11.94 miles from Leander

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Trinity Place - Round Rock

1203 Cushing Dr
Round Rock, TX - 78664
512 459-1000
Williamson County
Listing Location: 12.04 miles from Leander

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Summit Oaks - Travis County Low Rent Public Housing Apartments - Austin

11607 Sierra Nevada
Austin, TX - 78759
(512) 480-8245
Williamson County
Listing Location: 12.36 miles from Leander

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Leander, 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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