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Affordable Housing In Bullard
Smith County, Texas

Bullard city limits extend into  and  Cherokee County.

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bullard

Tidmore Bullard Family Apartments

423 E Main St
Bullard, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

The Cottages at Main

417 E. Main St.
Bullard, Texas

The Village at Main

417 E. Main St.
Bullard, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Bullard

Housing Authority Programs
Jacksonville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Rusk Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Housing Authority of Alto Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
City of Tyler Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bullard, Texas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 72 affordable apartments for rent in Bullard, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Bullard, Texas

Bullard features 48 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 Bullard, Texas

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bullard.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bullard, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bullard, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $831 and $1,015.

2020 Bullard, 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 $762 $765 $923 $1,175 $1,512
Payment Standard Range $686 to $838 $689 to $842 $831 to $1,015 $1,058 to $1,293 $1,361 to $1,663

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Bullard, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 72
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.41%
Average Renter Household Size 1.88
Average Household Size 2.87
Median Household Income $63,177 ±$5,134
Median Rent $637 ±$126
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.7% ± 17pp
Total Population 2,677

Population and Household Demographics

Bullard is a city in Smith County, Texas with a population of 2,677. There are 934 households in the city with an average household size of 2.87 persons. 27.41% of households in Bullard are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bullard

The median gross income for households in Bullard is $63,177 a year, or $5,265 a month. The median rent for the city is $637 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bullard, a household making less than $2,123 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Bullard.

Area Median Income In Bullard

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 Bullard, the AMI is calculated from all households within Smith County.

In Bullard, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,600

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 Bullard

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 Bullard

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,050 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,450 $26,800 $30,150 $33,450 $36,150 $38,850 $41,500 $44,200
80% of Median $37,450 $42,800 $48,150 $53,500 $57,800 $62,100 $66,350 $70,650