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Affordable Housing In Archer County

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Archer County

Robins Garden Apartments

207 S Vine St
Archer City, Texas

Beech Street Apts

200 Beech St
Archer City, Texas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Archer County, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 50 affordable apartments for rent in Archer County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Archer County, Texas

Archer County features 50 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 Archer County, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Archer County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Archer County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $706 and $862.

2020 Archer 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 $525 $605 $784 $1,079 $1,308
Payment Standard Range $473 to $578 $545 to $666 $706 to $862 $971 to $1,187 $1,177 to $1,439

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Archer County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 50
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 50
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.75%
Average Renter Household Size 2.65
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $60,275 ±$5,182
Median Rent $659 ±$56
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.06% ± 8.64pp
Total Population 8,779

Population and Household Demographics

Archer County is a county in Texas with a population of 8,779. There are 3,350 households in the county with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 16.75% of households in Archer County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Archer County

The median gross income for households in Archer County is $60,275 a year, or $5,023 a month. The median rent for the county is $659 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Archer County, a household making less than $2,197 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Archer County.

Area Median Income In Archer 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 Archer County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,600

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 Archer 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 Archer County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,600 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $37,100 $39,500
50% of Median $20,950 $23,950 $26,950 $29,900 $32,300 $34,700 $37,100 $39,500
80% of Median $33,500 $38,300 $43,100 $47,850 $51,700 $55,550 $59,350 $63,200

Cities In Archer County

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City Served By
Archer City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Archer City is the Housing Authority of Archer City.
Lakeside City