Low Income Apartments In Cherokee County
Texas

Low Income Apartments In Cherokee County

Timbercreek Village Apartments

1465 W. 6th
Rusk, TX
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Mission Village of Jacksonville

417 Frankston Hwy
Jacksonville, TX
2-3 BR

Pine Creek Apartments

1511 Gay Ave
Jacksonville, TX
Subsidized

Travis Towers

557 S Ragsdale St
Jacksonville, TX
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Sweet Union Apartments

1011 N Jackson St
Jacksonville, TX
Subsidized

Heitage Square Apartments

1308 Jacksonville Square Dr
Jacksonville, TX
HCV Welcome

Heritage Place Apartments

1220 Heritage Dr
Jacksonville, TX
HCV Welcome

Jacksonville Pines Apartments

Tally Nichols Dr
Jacksonville, TX

Rusk Seniors Apartments

275 Cherokee St
Rusk, TX
Subsidized

Jacksonville Square Housing Ltd

1302 Jacksonville Square Dr
Jacksonville, TX
Subsidized

There are 19 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 1,076 affordable apartments for rent in Cherokee County, Texas. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 642 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 136 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Cherokee County. There are 434 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Cherokee County

Housing Authority Programs
Jacksonville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher
Rusk Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher
Housing Authority of Alto Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cherokee County, Texas

Cherokee County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 1,076
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 642
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Total Population 51,167
Housing Units 17,729
Average Household Size 2.74
Median Household Income $39,595 ±$1,845
Median Rent $661 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.96% ± 4.86pp

Population and Household Demographics

Cherokee County is a County in Texas with a population of 51,167. There are 17,729 households in the county with an average household size of 2.74 persons. 28.3% of households in Cherokee County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cherokee County

The median gross income for households in Cherokee County is $39,595 a year, or $3,300 a month. The median rent for the county is $661 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cherokee County, a household making less than $2,203 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Cherokee County.1

Fair Market Rents in Cherokee County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$537 $541 $715 $934 $1,006

Cities In Cherokee County

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City Listings Served By
Troup 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Troup are the Jacksonville Housing Authority, City of Tyler Housing Agency, Rusk Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Alto.
Jacksonville 9 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jacksonville are the Jacksonville Housing Authority, Rusk Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Alto.
Rusk 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rusk are the Rusk Housing Authority, Jacksonville Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Alto.
Bullard 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bullard are the Jacksonville Housing Authority, Rusk Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Alto.
Alto 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alto are the Housing Authority of Alto, Jacksonville Housing Authority and Rusk Housing Authority.
Wells 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wells are the Jacksonville Housing Authority, Rusk Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Alto.
Cuney 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cuney are the Jacksonville Housing Authority, Rusk Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Alto.
Gallatin 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gallatin are the Jacksonville Housing Authority, Rusk Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Alto.
New Summerfield 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New Summerfield are the Jacksonville Housing Authority, Rusk Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Alto.
Reklaw 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Reklaw are the Jacksonville Housing Authority, Rusk Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Alto.
Shadybrook 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shadybrook are the Jacksonville Housing Authority, Rusk Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Alto.