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Affordable Housing In Armstrong County
Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Armstrong County

Housing Authority Programs
Panhandle Community Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Armstrong County, Texas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Armstrong County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Armstrong County, Texas

Armstrong County features 0 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 Armstrong County, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Armstrong County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Armstrong County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $785 and $959.

2020 Armstrong 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 $596 $675 $872 $1,192 $1,334
Payment Standard Range $536 to $656 $608 to $743 $785 to $959 $1,073 to $1,311 $1,201 to $1,467

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Armstrong County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.95%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $59,737 ±$4,968
Median Rent $708 ±$66
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 11.11% ± 13.04pp
Total Population 1,943

Population and Household Demographics

Armstrong County is a county in Texas with a population of 1,943. There are 714 households in the county with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 23.95% of households in Armstrong County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Armstrong County

The median gross income for households in Armstrong County is $59,737 a year, or $4,978 a month. The median rent for the county is $708 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Armstrong County, a household making less than $2,360 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 11.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Armstrong County.

Area Median Income In Armstrong 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 Armstrong County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,900

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 Armstrong 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 Armstrong County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,350 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,850 $27,250 $30,650 $34,050 $36,800 $39,500 $42,250 $44,950
80% of Median $38,150 $43,600 $49,050 $54,500 $58,900 $63,250 $67,600 $71,950