Affordable Housing In Burleson County
Texas

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Burleson County

Somerville Plaza

785 3rd Street
Somerville, Texas
Income Based
1-2 BR

Burleson Heights Apartments, Ltd

300 Highway 36 S
Caldwell, Texas

507 N Hall St

507 N Hall St
Caldwell, Texas

Stone Street Retirement

401 Molly Dr
Caldwell, Texas
Subsidized

Burleson Hts Apts

490 State Hwy 36 S
Caldwell, Texas

Cotton Village Ltd Pinnacle Homestead

10048 E Highway 60
Snook, Texas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Burleson County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Burleson County, Texas

Housing Authority Programs
Brazos Valley Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Burleson County, Texas

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 168 affordable apartments for rent in Burleson County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Burleson County, Texas

Burleson County features 120 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 Burleson County, Texas

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Burleson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Burleson County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Burleson County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Burleson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Burleson County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $878 and $1,073.

2022 Burleson 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
Burleson County, Texas Fair Market Rent $759 $841 $975 $1,385 $1,582
Burleson County, Texas Payment Standard Range $683 to $835 $757 to $925 $878 to $1,073 $1,247 to $1,524 $1,424 to $1,740

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Burleson County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 168
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 120
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.78%
Average Renter Household Size 3.23
Average Household Size 2.67
Median Household Income $51,821 ±$4,534
Median Rent $712 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.18% ± 9.73pp
Total Population 17,293

Population and Household Demographics

Burleson County is a county in Texas with a population of 17,293. There are 6,401 households in the county with an average household size of 2.67 persons. 19.78% of households in Burleson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Burleson County

The median gross income for households in Burleson County is $51,821 a year, or $4,318 a month. The median rent for the county is $712 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Burleson County, a household making less than $2,373 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Burleson County.

Area Median Income In Burleson 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 Burleson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,600

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 Burleson 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 Burleson County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Burleson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,500 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Burleson County 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 Burleson County 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

Cities In Burleson County

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City Served By
Caldwell The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Caldwell are the Housing Authority of the City of Caldwell and Brazos Valley Council of Governments.
Snook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Snook is the Brazos Valley Council of Governments.
Somerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Somerville is the Brazos Valley Council of Governments.