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Affordable Housing In Bartlett
Bell County, Texas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bartlett

Crittenden Village

220 Fred Blair Dr
Bartlett, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Bartlett

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Bartlett Public Housing
Central Texas Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bartlett, Texas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 51 affordable apartments for rent in Bartlett, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Bartlett, Texas

Bartlett features 51 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 Bartlett, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bartlett, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bartlett, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $707 and $864.

2020 Bartlett, 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 $607 $611 $785 $1,132 $1,378
Payment Standard Range $546 to $668 $550 to $672 $707 to $864 $1,019 to $1,245 $1,240 to $1,516

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bartlett, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 51
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 51
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 3.06
Median Household Income $36,065 ±$6,424
Median Rent $419 ±$205
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.59% ± 22.22pp
Total Population 2,226

Population and Household Demographics

Bartlett is a city in Bell County, Texas with a population of 2,226. There are 439 households in the city with an average household size of 3.06 persons. 24.6% of households in Bartlett are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bartlett

The median gross income for households in Bartlett is $36,065 a year, or $3,005 a month. The median rent for the city is $419 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bartlett, a household making less than $1,397 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.59% of households who rent are overburdened in Bartlett.

Area Median Income In Bartlett

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 Bartlett, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bell County.

In Bartlett, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,900

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 Bartlett

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 Bartlett

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,450 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,200
50% of Median $22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% of Median $35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500