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Discover affordable housing in Dallas where there are 218+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

The Tuscany at Goldmark

13731 Goldmark Dr, Dallas, Texas 75240



The Waterford at Goldmark

13695 Goldmark Dr, Dallas, Texas 75240


Peoples El Shaddai Village

2836 E Overton Rd, Dallas, Texas 75216


St. James Manor Apartments

3119 Easter Ave, Dallas, Texas 75216


The Continental

1810 Commerce St, Dallas, Texas 75201


The Peak at Juliette Fowler

1234 Abrams Road, Dallas, Texas 75214


Buckeye Trail Family Residences

6707 Buckeye Cmns, Dallas, Texas 75215


Rosemont at Bluff Ridge

7051 Clarkride Drive, Dallas, Texas 75236

Rosemont at Hickory Trace

8410 S. Westmoreland Road, Dallas, Texas 75237

Primrose at Park Villas

2519 John West Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75228

Rosemont at Sierra Vista

9901 Scyene Rd, Dallas, Texas 75227

Primrose at Highland Meadows

2100 Highland Rd, Dallas, Texas 75228

Rosemont at Lakewest ( Arbor Woods )

3000 N Hampton Rd, Dallas, Texas 75212

Potter's House at Primrose

2515 Perryton Drive, Dallas, Texas 75233

Rosemont of Oak Hollow

3015 E. Ledbetter, Dallas, Texas 75216

Rosemont at Arlington Park

1716 Chattanooga Pl, Dallas, Texas 75235

Treymore Eastfield Apartment Homes

2631 John West Rd, Dallas, Texas 75228



Primrose Oaks, Fka, the Oaks at Hampton

2514 Perryton Drive, Dallas, Texas 75224

Roseland Townhomes

3535 Munger Ave, Dallas, Texas 75204

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Dallas, Texas

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.


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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.


Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.

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Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you


Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.

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Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.


Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.


Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
City of Dallas; and Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Rockwall, and Tarrant County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List

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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment InDallas, Texas



(+359%) more thanTexas minimum wage and


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What HUD offices serve Dallas, Texas?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs atlocal levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within theirjurisdiction.

Dallas Housing Authority

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Mainstream Voucher programs for Dallas, Texas.

Dallas County Housing Agency

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency programs for Dallas, Texas.

Go to theTexasPublic Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Dallas.

How many renters live in Dallas, Texas?

The City of Dallas haspeople living in households.

There are renters living inrenter households in thisCity. Renters make up 51.86percent of the population living in Dallas.

What is the rental market like in Dallas, Texas?

There are an estimated housing units in theDallas area. Of these, units are rentalhomes, making up percent of the housing market. Forevery renter household in Dallas, Texas, there are1.11 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Dallas?

The rental vacancy rate in Dallas is 9 percent.This is ahigher than averagevacancy rate.When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tendto be lower.

How many rental units are in Dallas for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Dallas
StudioOne-BedroomTwo-BedroomThree-BedroomFour+ Bedrooms

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Dallas

A large number of apartments in Dallas have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and youngprofessionalsespecially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Dallas

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - rangesfrom $1,426 to $2,847. FMRs areupdated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size2024 Fair Market Rents
One BR$1,500
Two BR$1,758
Three BR$2,212
Four BR$2,847

2024 Fair Market Rents in Dallas, Texas

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Dallas?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s FairMarket Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find aqualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shortersearch times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit SizeCount of Units Below FMRPercentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio20,00264 percent
One BR87,76968 percent
Two BR57,61353 percent

Rental Units Below FMR in Dallas, Texas

How many affordable rental units are in Dallas?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households inDallas, Texas including the following:

Federal ProgramUnit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Mod Rehab Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Dallas, Texas

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Dallas, Texas

Dallas features 9,289 income based apartments.Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent andutilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Dallas, Texas

There are 25,628 rent subsidized apartments that do notprovide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dallas.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dallas, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Dallas landlords$900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holdercontributes $300 towards rent inDallas.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dallas, Texas fora two-bedroom apartment is between $1,582 and $1,934.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.comresearch.

Affordable Housing Tip

Report unemployment income to your housing agency.

All employment income is required to be reported for federal housing assistance - including unemployment income.

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