Capital Studios

Affordable living downtown

Capital Studios, a vibrant and modern residence, is the first affordable housing community in downtown Austin in 45 years. The community includes 135 efficiency apartments and offers an ideal opportunity for those working downtown to actually live there too.

Efficiency studios for single adults.

Rents between $465-$1059, with a $100 deposit

Gas, electric and water included in rent.

Capital Studios is a community with a car-free lifestyle. There is no resident or guest parking available.

Contact Capital Studios

309 East 11th Street

Austin, TX 78701

phone: 512-610-7977

fax: 512-852-9690

Monday to Friday, 8 am – 4 pm (Closed Weekends)

Capital Studios Map


 The benefits of living at Capital Studios:

  • Furnished efficiency studios for single adults
  • Located in the heart of downtown Austin
  • Fitness center
  • Controlled access
  • Computer lounge
  • Indoor mail room
  • On-site laundry
  • 24-hour on-site staff
  • Balcony areas
  • Common area lounge
  • Resident support services, including case management



Home Amenities  

  • All bills paid
  • Rents average $585
  • Downtown and Capitol views
  • Versatile floor plans
  • Refrigerators
  • Stoves
  • Ceiling fans
  • Closets
  • Furnished units available

Community Amenities  

  • Outdoor courtyards
  • Steps from public transit
  • Bicycle friendly
  • Car-free lifestyle
  • Non-smoking
  • On-site support services



Services Available at Capital Studios

Education Services from Foundation Communities in Austin, Texas



  • Adult education classes

Financial Stability Programs from Foundation Communities in Austin, Texas

Financial Stability

Financial Stability

  • Matched savings
  • Free income tax preparation
  • Money management classes

Heatlh Services from Foundation Communities in Austin, Texas

Healthy Living

Healthy Living

  • Coming soon!

Basic Requirements for Living at Capital Studios

To View Our Tenant Selection Criteria Click Here

To View Our Written Policies and Procedures Click Here

*Please note: The Tenant Selection Criteria and Written Policies and Procedures is subject to change at any time.  The most recent version is held in the Property Management office and supersedes the version on the website.

The waitlist for Capital Studios will be closed in the month of February.

**Applicants to the Capital Studios waitlist must call the property on the first Wednesday of the month starting at 9am. Walk-ins are not accepted.**

(Waitlist information is posted by the 25th of each month for the following month.)

Helpful Tips for Getting on the Waitlist


Have an income below $34,650

Meet criminal criteria

Complete application and interview to qualify

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