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Affordable Housing In Carson County

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Carson County

Silverleaf at Panhandle

601 Pecan Ave
Panhandle, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Carson County

Housing Authority Programs
Panhandle Community Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Carson County, Texas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 60 affordable apartments for rent in Carson County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Carson County, Texas

Carson County 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 Carson County, Texas

There are 60 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Carson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Carson County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Carson County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $785 and $959.

2020 Carson 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
Fair Market Rent $596 $675 $872 $1,192 $1,334
Payment Standard Range $536 to $656 $608 to $743 $785 to $959 $1,073 to $1,311 $1,201 to $1,467

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Carson County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 60
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 10.77%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $66,023 ±$7,713
Median Rent $718 ±$196
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 20.65% ± 11.34pp
Total Population 6,068

Population and Household Demographics

Carson County is a county in Texas with a population of 6,068. There are 2,293 households in the county with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 10.77% of households in Carson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Carson County

The median gross income for households in Carson County is $66,023 a year, or $5,502 a month. The median rent for the county is $718 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Carson County, a household making less than $2,393 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 20.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Carson County.

Area Median Income In Carson 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 Carson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,900

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 Carson 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 Carson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,350 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,850 $27,250 $30,650 $34,050 $36,800 $39,500 $42,250 $44,950
80% of Median $38,150 $43,600 $49,050 $54,500 $58,900 $63,250 $67,600 $71,950

Cities In Carson County

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