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Affordable Housing In Anderson County

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Anderson County

Woodside Village

2020 Martin Luther King Blvd
Palestine, Texas
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Pinehurst Apartments

122 Kickapoo Street
Palestine, Texas
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Academy Hilltop Apartments

1905 E Murchinson
Palestine, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

D Hilltop Apartments Ltd

1500 E Murchison St
Palestine, Texas

Mill Run Apartments

55 Mill Run Cir
Elkhart, Texas

Palestine Seniors Community Ltd

712 Gardner Dr
Palestine, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Sycamore Lane Apartments

321 Old Elkhart Rd
Palestine, Texas

Candlewood Apartments

101 Candlewood Dr
Frankston, Texas

Turner Street Apartments

1020 S Turner Dr
Palestine, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Frankston Retirement Ltd

200 Garrison St
Frankston, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Anderson County

Housing Authority Programs
Anderson County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Anderson County, Texas

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,097 affordable apartments for rent in Anderson County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Anderson County, Texas

Anderson County features 628 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Anderson County, Texas

There are 469 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Anderson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Anderson County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Anderson County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Anderson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Anderson County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $698 and $853.

2020 Anderson County, Texas Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $575 $661 $775 $1,095 $1,361
Payment Standard Range $518 to $633 $595 to $727 $698 to $853 $986 to $1,205 $1,225 to $1,497

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Anderson County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 1,097
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 628
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.55%
Average Renter Household Size 2.80
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $41,327 ±$1,842
Median Rent $721 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.12% ± 6.04pp
Total Population 57,915

Population and Household Demographics

Anderson County is a county in Texas with a population of 57,915. There are 16,737 households in the county with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 29.55% of households in Anderson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Anderson County

The median gross income for households in Anderson County is $41,327 a year, or $3,444 a month. The median rent for the county is $721 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Anderson County, a household making less than $2,403 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Anderson County.

Area Median Income In Anderson County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Anderson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,900

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Anderson County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Anderson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
50% of Median $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,450 $31,850 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
80% of Median $33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200

Cities In Anderson County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Elkhart The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elkhart is the Anderson County Housing Authority.
Frankston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Frankston is the Anderson County Housing Authority.
Palestine The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Palestine are the Anderson County Housing Authority and City of Tyler Housing Agency.