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Affordable Housing In Butterfield
El Paso County, Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Butterfield

Housing Authority Programs
El Paso County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
El Paso County Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Butterfield, Texas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Butterfield, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Butterfield, Texas

Butterfield 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 Butterfield, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Butterfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Butterfield, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Butterfield, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $748 and $914.

2021 Butterfield, 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
Butterfield, Texas Fair Market Rent $548 $687 $831 $1,174 $1,415
Butterfield, Texas Payment Standard Range $493 to $603 $618 to $756 $748 to $914 $1,057 to $1,291 $1,274 to $1,557

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Butterfield, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 12%
Average Renter Household Size 5.33
Average Household Size 3.32
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 0% ± 866.67pp
Total Population 83

Population and Household Demographics

Butterfield is a city in El Paso County, Texas with a population of 83. There are 25 households in the city with an average household size of 3.32 persons. 12% of households in Butterfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Butterfield

The median gross income for households in Butterfield is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Butterfield, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 0% of households who rent are overburdened in Butterfield.

Area Median Income In Butterfield

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 Butterfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within El Paso County.

In Butterfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,500

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 Butterfield

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 Butterfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Butterfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Butterfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,450 $31,850 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Butterfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200