Affordable Housing In Brazoria
Brazoria County, Texas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Brazoria

Brazoria Manor Apartments

301 Yerby St
Brazoria, Texas
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Brazoria

Housing Authority Programs
Brazoria County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Brazoria, Texas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 56 affordable apartments for rent in Brazoria, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Brazoria, Texas

Brazoria features 56 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 Brazoria, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Brazoria, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Brazoria, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $959 and $1,172.

2020 Brazoria, 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 $716 $925 $1,065 $1,433 $1,870
Payment Standard Range $644 to $788 $833 to $1,018 $959 to $1,172 $1,290 to $1,576 $1,683 to $2,057

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Brazoria, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 56
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 56
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.49%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $45,076 ±$5,600
Median Rent $723 ±$90
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.39% ± 15.21pp
Total Population 3,049

Population and Household Demographics

Brazoria is a City in Brazoria County, Texas with a population of 3,049. There are 1,212 households in the city with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 34.49% of households in Brazoria are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Brazoria

The median gross income for households in Brazoria is $45,076 a year, or $3,756 a month. The median rent for the city is $723 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Brazoria, a household making less than $2,410 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.39% of households who rent are overburdened in Brazoria.1

Area Median Income In Brazoria

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 Brazoria, the AMI is calculated from all households within Brazoria County.

In Brazoria, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $94,200

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 Brazoria

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 Brazoria

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $19,800 $22,600 $25,450 $28,250 $30,550 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200
80% of Median $52,750 $60,300 $67,850 $75,350 $81,400 $87,450 $93,450 $99,500