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Affordable Housing In Chambers County
Texas

19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chambers County

Heritage Square Apatments

520 3rd Ave N
Texas City, Texas
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

Rosemont at Baytown

6033 Garth Rd
Baytown, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

The Village Apartments of Baytown

4601 Village Ln
Baytown, Texas
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Centennial Square Apartments

805 Schilling St
Baytown, Texas
Subsidized

Bayview Apartments

6900 N Main Street
Baytown, Texas

Baycity Village Apartments

3301 Royal St
Baytown, Texas

Rollingbrook Apartments

730 Rollingbrook St
Baytown, Texas
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Bay Terrace

1502 Nolan Rd
Baytown, Texas
Subsidized

Colonial Park Apartments

1120 34th St N
Texas City, Texas
Subsidized

Green Meadows Apartments

351 25th Ave N
Texas City, Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Chambers County

Housing Authority Programs
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chambers County, Texas

There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,491 affordable apartments for rent in Chambers County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Chambers County, Texas

Chambers County features 731 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 Chambers County, Texas

There are 1,760 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chambers County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chambers County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chambers County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,041 and $1,273.

2021 Chambers 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
Chambers County, Texas Fair Market Rent $893 $968 $1,157 $1,551 $1,977
Chambers County, Texas Payment Standard Range $804 to $982 $871 to $1,065 $1,041 to $1,273 $1,396 to $1,706 $1,779 to $2,175

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Chambers County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 2,491
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 731
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.12%
Average Renter Household Size 2.70
Average Household Size 2.84
Median Household Income $70,544 ±$6,404
Median Rent $871 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.72% ± 7.54pp
Total Population 37,251

Population and Household Demographics

Chambers County is a county in Texas with a population of 37,251. There are 13,018 households in the county with an average household size of 2.84 persons. 19.12% of households in Chambers County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chambers County

The median gross income for households in Chambers County is $70,544 a year, or $5,879 a month. The median rent for the county is $871 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chambers County, a household making less than $2,903 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.72% of households who rent are overburdened in Chambers County.

Area Median Income In Chambers 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 Chambers County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,200

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 Chambers 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 Chambers County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Chambers County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,650 $19,000 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Chambers County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,750 $31,700 $35,650 $39,600 $42,800 $45,950 $49,150 $52,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Chambers County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,350 $50,700 $57,050 $63,350 $68,450 $73,500 $78,600 $83,650

Cities In Chambers County

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City Served By
Anahuac The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anahuac is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Baytown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Baytown are the Baytown Housing Authority and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Beach City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beach City is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Cove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cove is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Mont Belvieu The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mont Belvieu is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Oak Island The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Island is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Old River Winfree The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Old River Winfree is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Old River-Winfree The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Old River-Winfree is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Seabrook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seabrook is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Shoreacres The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shoreacres is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Stowell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stowell is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Texas City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Texas City are the Texas City Housing Authority and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Winnie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winnie is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.