Affordable Housing In Brazoria County
30 Low Income Apartment Communities In Brazoria County
Housing Authorities that serve Brazoria County
|Brazoria County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Brazoria County, Texas
There are 30 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,222 affordable apartments for rent in Brazoria County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Brazoria County, Texas
Brazoria County features 856 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 County, Texas
There are 1,366 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Brazoria County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Brazoria County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Brazoria County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Brazoria County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Brazoria County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $959 and $1,172.
2020 Brazoria 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||$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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Brazoria County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||30|
|Total Low Income Apartments||2,222|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||856|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||28.23%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.50|
|Average Household Size||2.85|
|Median Household Income||$69,749 ±$2,073|
|Median Rent||$904 ±$27|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||37.99% ± 2.8pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Brazoria County is a county in Texas with a population of 331,741. There are 112,510 households in the county with an average household size of 2.85 persons. 28.23% of households in Brazoria County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Brazoria County
The median gross income for households in Brazoria County is $69,749 a year, or $5,812 a month. The median rent for the county is $904 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Brazoria County, a household making less than $3,013 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.99% of households who rent are overburdened in Brazoria County.
Area Median Income In Brazoria 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 Brazoria County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $104,200
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 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 Brazoria County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$21,350||$24,400||$27,450||$30,500||$32,950||$35,400||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$35,600||$40,650||$45,750||$50,800||$54,900||$58,950||$63,000||$67,100|
|80% of Median||$54,950||$62,800||$70,650||$78,500||$84,800||$91,100||$97,350||$103,650|
Cities In Brazoria County
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|Alvin||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alvin is the Brazoria County Housing Authority.|
|Angleton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Angleton is the Brazoria County Housing Authority.|
|Brazoria||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brazoria is the Brazoria County Housing Authority.|
|Clute||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clute is the Brazoria County Housing Authority.|
|Danbury||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Danbury is the Brazoria County Housing Authority.|
|Freeport||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Freeport is the Brazoria County Housing Authority.|
|Lake Jackson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Jackson is the Brazoria County Housing Authority.|
|Pearland||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pearland is the Brazoria County Housing Authority.|
|Sweeny||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sweeny is the Brazoria County Housing Authority.|
|West Columbia||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Columbia is the Brazoria County Housing Authority.|
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