Affordable Housing In Buna
Jasper County, Texas

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Buna where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 23 affordable apartments in Buna that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Buna, Texas

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Buna. Go to the Texas Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Buna.

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Affordable Housing Near Buna

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Jasper, TX Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Jasper.
Affordable Housing In Kirbyville, TX Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Kirbyville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Buna, Texas

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency
Go to the Texas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Buna.

Buna, Texas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Buna, Texas

Buna features 0 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 Buna, Texas

There are 23 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Buna.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Buna, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Buna, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $822 and $1,004.

2023 Buna, 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
Buna, Texas Fair Market Rent $688 $701 $913 $1,222 $1,226
Buna, Texas Payment Standard Range $619 to $757 $631 to $771 $822 to $1,004 $1,100 to $1,344 $1,103 to $1,349

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Buna, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 23
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.55%
Average Renter Household Size 2.81
Average Household Size 2.98
Median Household Income $33,281 ±$3,003
Median Rent $671 ±$278
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 25.48% ± 21.85pp
Total Population 2,600

Population and Household Demographics

Buna is a city in Jasper County, Texas with a population of 2,600. There are 861 households in the city with an average household size of 2.98 persons. 30.55% of households in Buna are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Buna

The median gross income for households in Buna is $33,281 a year, or $2,773 a month. The median rent for the city is $671 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Buna, a household making less than $2,237 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 25.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Buna.

Area Median Income In Buna

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 Buna, the AMI is calculated from all households within Jasper County.

In Buna, 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 Buna

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 Buna

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Buna AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,500 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $45,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Buna AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,100 $27,550 $31,000 $34,400 $37,200 $39,950 $42,700 $45,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Buna AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,550 $44,050 $49,550 $55,050 $59,500 $63,900 $68,300 $72,700