Affordable Housing In Chambers County
19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chambers County
Housing Authorities that serve Chambers County
|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 $986 and $1,206.
2020 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$826||$908||$1,096||$1,485||$1,878|
|Payment Standard Range||$743 to $909||$817 to $999||$986 to $1,206||$1,337 to $1,634||$1,690 to $2,066|
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|
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 $78,800
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
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$16,600||$18,950||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$27,600||$31,550||$35,500||$39,400||$42,600||$45,750||$48,900||$52,050|
|80% of Median||$44,150||$50,450||$56,750||$63,050||$68,100||$73,150||$78,200||$83,250|
Cities In Chambers County
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|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 Agency that serves Texas City is the Texas City Housing Authority.|
|Winnie||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winnie is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.|