Our affordable housing communities provide more than a roof over people’s heads.

We also offer a wide range of opportunities for our residents and neighbors to transform their lives through on-site support services in the areas of
education, financial stability and health.

Foundation Communities owns and operates 28 affordable apartment communities, 20 for families in Austin and North Texas and eight efficiency studio communities for single adults in Austin.


Benefits of Our Communities Include:

Family-friendly environments in close proximity to schools and public transportation.

Community Learning Centers with free after-school and summer learning programs for children and teens, as well as adult education classes like English as a Second Language, money management, and fitness and nutrition.

Commitment to green building practices and sustainability, including reduced utility bills and community gardens.

On-site support services in the areas of education, financial stability, and health.

Welcome to Laurel Creek and Zilker Studios!

This video takes us on a fast-paced visit to two of Foundation Communities’ newest affordable communities. We hear from several residents and learn about some of the support services offered on-site that help them and their neighbors find success.


Meet the Watkins Family!

Rebecca and Sunao fell in love after each served time in the Marines. Rebecca had health problems, which led to employment and housing challenges. After years of living in motels and a shed, the blended family found affordable housing and financial success at Lakeline Station.

Requirements for Living in Our Communities

We hope you will find a home with us.

Our apartments and duplexes are perfect for individuals
and families with low to moderate incomes.

The minimum and maximum income requirements vary by location.


To live at a Foundation Communities property you must:

  • Meet specific
    income guidelines

  • Pass criminal and
    credit checks

  • Have a good
    rental history


The Loretta opened in North Austin in late 2023 and is home to 137 low-income families, including many who exited homeless. Learn more.


Foundation Communities provides affordable housing for over 2,800 families,
including 228 formerly homeless children.

We also have close to 1,000 efficiency apartments for single adults.