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Affordable Housing In Belton
Bell County, Texas

Waiting List Openings In Belton

Multi-County, Texas Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Central Texas Council of Governments (CTCOG) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be accepted from June 14, 2021 at 8:00 am, until June 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm CT.

How to Apply for the Multi-County, Texas Section 8 HCV Waiting List.

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Belton

Montrose Place Apartments

2200 Montrose Place
Belton, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Country Square Apartments

724 E. Avenue N.
Belton, Texas
Call For Rent
2 BR

Turtle Creek Apartments

2200 Montrose Place
Belton, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Family & Senior

Belle Oaks

1100 Shady Ln
Belton, Texas

Chisholm Trail Senior Village

1003 W. Martin Luther King Jr Ave.
Belton, Texas

Colonial Crossing Apartments

3200 Colonial Parkway
Belton, Texas

Belton Developments Limited

298 W Avenue A
Belton, Texas

Charrs Acres

607 Saunders St
Belton, Texas

900 W Avenue I

900 W Avenue I
Belton, Texas

Ha of Belton

715 Saunders St
Belton, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Belton

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Belton, Texas

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 708 affordable apartments for rent in Belton, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Belton, Texas

Belton features 430 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 Belton, Texas

There are 202 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Belton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Belton, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Belton landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Belton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Belton, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $734 and $897.

2021 Belton, 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
Belton, Texas Fair Market Rent $635 $639 $815 $1,166 $1,411
Belton, Texas Payment Standard Range $572 to $699 $575 to $703 $734 to $897 $1,049 to $1,283 $1,270 to $1,552

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Belton, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 708
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 430
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.82
Average Household Size 2.89
Median Household Income $51,033 ±$4,721
Median Rent $760 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.22% ± 6.16pp
Total Population 19,766

Population and Household Demographics

Belton is a city in Bell County, Texas with a population of 19,766. There are 6,228 households in the city with an average household size of 2.89 persons. 47.11% of households in Belton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Belton

The median gross income for households in Belton is $51,033 a year, or $4,253 a month. The median rent for the city is $760 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Belton, a household making less than $2,533 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Belton.

Area Median Income In Belton

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

In Belton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,700

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 Belton

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 Belton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Belton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,600 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $42,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Belton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,650 $25,900 $29,150 $32,350 $34,950 $37,550 $40,150 $42,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Belton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,250 $41,400 $46,600 $51,750 $55,900 $60,050 $64,200 $68,350