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Affordable Housing In Chireno
Nacogdoches County, Texas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chireno

El Camino Corp II

822 Main St
Chireno, Texas

El Camino Corp I

801 Main St
Chireno, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Chireno

Housing Authority Programs
Nacogdoches Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chireno, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 34 affordable apartments for rent in Chireno, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Chireno, Texas

Chireno features 22 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 Chireno, Texas

There are 12 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chireno.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chireno, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chireno, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $754 and $922.

2021 Chireno, 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
Chireno, Texas Fair Market Rent $576 $683 $838 $1,096 $1,242
Chireno, Texas Payment Standard Range $518 to $634 $615 to $751 $754 to $922 $986 to $1,206 $1,118 to $1,366

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Chireno, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 34
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 22
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.29%
Average Renter Household Size 1.33
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $38,750 ±$12,260
Median Rent $413 ±$181
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.39% ± 28.86pp
Total Population 408

Population and Household Demographics

Chireno is a city in Nacogdoches County, Texas with a population of 408. There are 155 households in the city with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 21.29% of households in Chireno are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chireno

The median gross income for households in Chireno is $38,750 a year, or $3,229 a month. The median rent for the city is $413 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chireno, a household making less than $1,377 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.39% of households who rent are overburdened in Chireno.

Area Median Income In Chireno

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Chireno, the AMI is calculated from all households within Nacogdoches County.

In Chireno, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,400

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 Chireno

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 Chireno

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Chireno AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,950 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $43,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Chireno AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,250 $26,600 $29,900 $33,200 $35,900 $38,550 $41,200 $43,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Chireno AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,200 $42,500 $47,800 $53,100 $57,350 $61,600 $65,850 $70,100