Affordable Housing In Andrews County
22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Andrews County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Andrews County, Texas
There are 22 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,035 affordable apartments for rent in Andrews County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Andrews County, Texas
Andrews County features 719 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 Andrews County, Texas
There are 1,008 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Andrews County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Andrews County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Andrews County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Andrews County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Andrews County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $905 and $1,106.
2020 Andrews 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||$745||$805||$1,005||$1,252||$1,764|
|Payment Standard Range||$671 to $820||$725 to $886||$905 to $1,106||$1,127 to $1,377||$1,588 to $1,940|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Andrews County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||22|
|Total Low Income Apartments||2,035|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||719|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||25.31%|
|Average Renter Household Size||3.40|
|Average Household Size||3.05|
|Median Household Income||$70,423 ±$6,038|
|Median Rent||$929 ±$97|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||26.26% ± 8.28pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Andrews County is a county in Texas with a population of 16,775. There are 5,476 households in the county with an average household size of 3.05 persons. 25.31% of households in Andrews County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Andrews County
The median gross income for households in Andrews County is $70,423 a year, or $5,869 a month. The median rent for the county is $929 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Andrews County, a household making less than $3,097 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Andrews County.
Area Median Income In Andrews 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 Andrews County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,200
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 Andrews 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 Andrews County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$17,700||$20,200||$22,750||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$29,500||$33,700||$37,900||$42,100||$45,500||$48,850||$52,250||$55,600|
|80% of Median||$47,150||$53,900||$60,650||$67,350||$72,750||$78,150||$83,550||$88,950|
Cities In Andrews County
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|Cuero||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cuero is the Cuero Housing Authority.|
|Midland||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Midland are the Housing Authority of Midland and Midland County Housing Authority.|
|Yoakum||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yoakum is the Yoakum Housing Authority.|