Affordable Housing In Cass County
Texas

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cass County

Spring Creek Apartments

305 Hwy. 8 N.
Linden, TX
$597-675
2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Hughes Springs Seniors

202 Keasler
Hughes Springs, TX
Subsidized

Patman Switch Apartments

607 S Pecan
Hughes Springs, TX
Subsidized

Spring Creek {Ole Town}

Hwy 8
Linden, TX
Subsidized

Country Place

1300 Courtland Rd
Atlanta, TX
Subsidized

Heth Apartments

511 S Main St
Linden, TX
Subsidized

Queen City Manor Ltd

806 Houston St
Queen City, TX
Subsidized

1314 E 1st

1314 E 1st
Hughes Springs, TX

106 S Howe St

106 S Howe St
Atlanta, TX

Casa Mia 1

142 Goodson
Hughes Springs, TX

Housing Authorities that serve Cass County

Housing Authority Programs
Ark-Tex Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Other Housing Authorities located in Cass County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Avinger Public Housing
Hughes Springs Housing Authority Public Housing
Housing Authority of Linden Public Housing
Housing Authority of Atlanta Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cass County, Texas

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 374 affordable apartments for rent in Cass County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Cass County, Texas

Cass County features 338 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 Cass County, Texas

There are 36 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cass County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cass County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cass County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Cass County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cass County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Cass 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 $465 $542 $714 $1,030 $1,173
Payment Standard Range $419 to $512 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $927 to $1,133 $1,056 to $1,290

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cass County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 374
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 338
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.73
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $37,352 ±$2,430
Median Rent $540 ±$40
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.9% ± 6.34pp
Total Population 30,328

Population and Household Demographics

Cass County is a County in Texas with a population of 30,328. There are 11,691 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 23.19% of households in Cass County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cass County

The median gross income for households in Cass County is $37,352 a year, or $3,113 a month. The median rent for the county is $540 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cass County, a household making less than $1,800 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.9% of households who rent are overburdened in Cass County.1

Area Median Income In Cass 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 Cass County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,200

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 Cass 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 Cass County HUD Rental Assistance in Cass County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
80% of Median $32,900 $37,600 $42,300 $46,950 $50,750 $54,500 $58,250 $62,000

Cities In Cass County

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City Listings Served By
Atlanta 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Atlanta are the Housing Authority of Atlanta and Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Linden 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Linden are the Housing Authority of Linden and Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Hughes Springs 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hughes Springs are the Hughes Springs Housing Authority and Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Queen City 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Queen City is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Avinger 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Avinger is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Bloomburg 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomburg is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Domino 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Domino is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Douglassville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Douglassville is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Marietta 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marietta is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.