Western Heights Apartments
Olney, TX - 76374


Western Heights Apartments

1408 W. Elm Street
Olney, TX - 76374
(205) 933-2585

Office Hours

  • Monday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed

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Last-Modified: 2023-07-18 06:13:40

Western Heights Apartments is a HUD Apartment. HUD residents usually pay 30% of their gross income for rent. The rent amount, less approved HUD deductions such as medical and child care expenses, and other allowances, includes a utility allowance. HUD Residents also may choose to pay what is known as flat rent. The HACC works with applicants to determine which rent arrangement is best for them.

Median apartment rental rate in this zip code: $644
Population in zip code: 3,858
Media age of those living in this zip code: 42.4
Media household income of those living in this zip code: $48,214
Average home value in this zip code: $52,552

Western Heights Apartments is a 48 units Family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division).


  • Utilities Included (Gas, Water, Electricity)
  • Pets allowed
  • Assigned Parking

Contact Western Heights Apartments for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications.

Tips Before Applying for Low Income Housing
  • 1. Research all of the different low-income housing programs available in your area. There are a variety of federal, state, and local programs that offer low-income housing assistance. Each program has its own eligibility requirements and application process, so it is important to do your research to find the program that is right for you.
  • 2. Get all of your documentation in order: When you apply for low income housing, you will need to provide documentation of your income, assets, and household composition. This documentation may include tax returns, pay stubs, bank statements, and birth certificates.
  • 3. Be careful and accurate on all information provided: Any false or misleading information on your application will most likely result in your disqualification.
  • 4. Waiting Lists: The waiting lists for most, if not all low-income housing programs is long. Do not limit yourself to only apply to one apartment location.

Qualifications: Do you qualify to live here?
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.

Type: One Bedroom Available
Type: Two Bedroom Available
Type: Three Bedroom Available

Questions and Answers

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  • If you know the apartment costs, let us know.

    • Friday, January 28, 2022

      User Response: Varies.Depending on how many bedrooms and income of potential tenant.

  • Are these apartments low income, sliding scale income based?

    • Sunday, December 19, 2021

      User Response: Yes. Govt assts

  • Do you know any waiting list details? Let us know..

    • Friday, January 28, 2022

      User Response: Not sure. But I know of at least 7 apts that are being worked on that will be available as soon as work is completed.

    • Saturday, February 1, 2020

      User Response: Waiting List Open

  • Are these apartments safe? Please let us know details.

    • Friday, January 28, 2022

      User Response: No, they are not safe.

    • Sunday, December 19, 2021

      User Response: Yes, new management has made it safe for all.

  • Are Pets allowed? Please let us know any details.

    • Sunday, December 19, 2021

      User Response: Yes, deposits and service animals.

    • Saturday, February 1, 2020

      User Response: Yes

  • Which utilities are included in the rent?

    • Friday, January 28, 2022

      User Response: All. So far. Unless HUD does not renew the contract with this apt complex. Rumor has it that HUD will not be renewing the contract because the current Mng has not complied with HUDs requests to get some major issues fixed here.

    • Sunday, December 19, 2021

      User Response: All.

  • Are you familiar with this location? What is your opinion of it?

    • Friday, January 28, 2022

      User Response: Three trees..out dated playground.

    • Saturday, February 1, 2020

      User Response: Yes nice cozy lots of trees

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Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2023
Persons In Family Household Poverty Guideline
For Households with more than 8 persons, add $4,480 for each additional person.
1 $14,580
2 $19,720
3 $24,860
4 $30,000
5 $35,140
6 $40,280
7 $45,420
8 $50,560

*Alaska and Hawaii have different rates for HUD federal poverty guidelines.
These numbers above represent 100% of the Federal Poverty Rate. In order to get in some apartments the 100% rate changes to things like 200%. In these cases, you will only need to multiply the rate in each category by 2.

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