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Affordable Housing In Anton
Hockley County, Texas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Anton

Anton Housing

200 E 19th St
Anton, Texas

Plains East Apts

301 Maurer St
Anton, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Anton

Housing Authority Programs
South Plains Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Anton, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Anton, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Anton, Texas

Anton features 10 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 Anton, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Anton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Anton, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Anton landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Anton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Anton, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Anton, 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 $529 $611 $714 $928 $1,254
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $550 to $672 $643 to $785 $835 to $1,021 $1,129 to $1,379

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Anton, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 10
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.05%
Average Renter Household Size 3.39
Average Household Size 3.02
Median Household Income $41,875 ±$10,910
Median Rent $609 ±$77
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 15.75% ± 17.29pp
Total Population 1,236

Population and Household Demographics

Anton is a city in Hockley County, Texas with a population of 1,236. There are 409 households in the city with an average household size of 3.02 persons. 31.05% of households in Anton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Anton

The median gross income for households in Anton is $41,875 a year, or $3,490 a month. The median rent for the city is $609 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Anton, a household making less than $2,030 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 15.75% of households who rent are overburdened in Anton.

Area Median Income In Anton

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Anton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hockley County.

In Anton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,600

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 Anton

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 Anton

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,200 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $38,850 $41,350
50% of Median $21,950 $25,050 $28,200 $31,300 $33,850 $36,350 $38,850 $41,350
80% of Median $35,100 $40,100 $45,100 $50,100 $54,150 $58,150 $62,150 $66,150