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Income and Rent Limits in TDHCA-Supported Properties

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (“TDHCA”) helps builders build more reduced rent apartments in Texas. TDHCA mostly does this through federal programs.

  • The federal programs have certain rules.
  • The federal rules say how income and rent limits are set.

Below is a general explanation of how income and rent limits are set for TDHCA-supported properties.

Important Information

  • TDHCA does not own or manage properties.
  • TDHCA-properties do not help you pay your rent.
  • See your property manager or owner if you have questions about your rent or income and rent limits.
  • The information on this page does not apply to:
    • Properties funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA” or “rural development properties”)
    • Properties funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD” or “project-based Section 8 properties”)

 

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TDHCA will provide reasonable accommodations and language assistance, as required by law.

The information on this page is provided as a courtesy for informational purposes only, and nothing on this website is either a legal opinion or a complete statement of the laws or administrative rules of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. In any conflict between this information and Texas laws or administrative rules, the laws and administrative rules shall prevail.