Low Income Apartments In Brown County
Texas

Low Income Apartments In Brown County

Riverside Park

130 Sudderth Dr
Early, TX
Income Based
2-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Brownwood Apartments

322 Bluffview Drive
Brownwood, TX
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Brownwood Apartments II

320 Bluffview Drive
Brownwood, TX
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Brownwood Retirement Village

318 Bluffview Drive
Brownwood, TX
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Brownwood Manor

300 Center Ave
Brownwood, TX
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Brownwood Retirement Village

318 Bluffview Dr
Brownwood, TX
HCV Welcome

The Brownwood Apartments

320 Bluffview Dr
Brownwood, TX
HCV Welcome

Market Place Apartments

340 Market Place Blvd
Brownwood, TX
HCV Welcome

Sunset Terrace

1500 Dublin St
Brownwood, TX

Vicksburg Retirement Community

3020 4th St
Brownwood, TX
HCV Welcome

There are 13 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 1,024 affordable apartments for rent in Brown County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 395 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Brown County, HUD housing programs support 0 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 629 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Other Housing Authorities located in Brown County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Housing Authority of Bangs Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Brown County, Texas

Brown County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 1,024
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 395
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.68
Total Population 37,833
Housing Units 13,295
Average Household Size 2.71
Median Household Income $41,962 ±$2,246
Median Rent $661 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.46% ± 6.59pp

Population and Household Demographics

Brown County is a County in Texas with a population of 37,833. There are 13,295 households in the county with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 29.3% of households in Brown County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Brown County

The median gross income for households in Brown County is $41,962 a year, or $3,497 a month. The median rent for the county is $661 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Brown County, a household making less than $2,203 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Brown County.1

Area Median Income In Brown 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 Brown County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,000

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 Brown 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 Brown County HUD Rental Assistance in Brown County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
80% of Median $32,900 $37,600 $42,300 $46,950 $50,750 $54,500 $58,250 $62,000
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Brown County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1991 to 2007, 5 low income apartment communities containing 424 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Brown County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Brown County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $24,660 $28,200 $31,740 $35,220 $38,040 $40,860 $43,680 $46,500

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Brown County is $31,740 a year, or $2,645 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,645 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $794 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $514 $551 $661 $763 $851 $939
60% $617 $661 $794 $916 $1,022 $1,127
Fair Market Rents in Brown County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$497 $598 $705 $1,019 $1,140

Cities In Brown County

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City Listings Served By
Brownwood 11 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brownwood is the Housing Authority of the City of Brownwood.
Bangs 1
Blanket 0
Early 1
Lake Brownwood 0
Thunderbird Bay 0