Affordable Housing In Cisco
Eastland County, Texas

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cisco

Laguna Hotel Lofts

400 Conrad Hilton Blvd
Cisco, Texas
1-2 BR

Cisco Manor Apartments

1512-1518 Primrose Lane
Cisco, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

201 E 9th St

201 E 9th St
Cisco, Texas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Cisco, Texas

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Cisco, Texas

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Cisco Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Abilene Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Section 8 HCV Money Follows the Person (MFP); Public Housing Money Follows the Person (MFP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cisco, Texas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 143 affordable apartments for rent in Cisco, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Cisco, Texas

Cisco features 87 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 Cisco, Texas

There are 56 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cisco.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cisco, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cisco, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $681 and $833.

2022 Cisco, 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
Cisco, Texas Fair Market Rent $503 $664 $757 $936 $1,027
Cisco, Texas Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $598 to $730 $681 to $833 $842 to $1,030 $924 to $1,130

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Cisco, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 143
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 87
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.28%
Average Renter Household Size 2.44
Average Household Size 2.24
Median Household Income $31,009 ±$7,790
Median Rent $518 ±$210
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 16.98% ± 11.76pp
Total Population 3,833

Population and Household Demographics

Cisco is a city in Eastland County, Texas with a population of 3,833. There are 1,546 households in the city with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 34.28% of households in Cisco are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cisco

The median gross income for households in Cisco is $31,009 a year, or $2,584 a month. The median rent for the city is $518 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cisco, a household making less than $1,727 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 16.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Cisco.

Area Median Income In Cisco

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 Cisco, the AMI is calculated from all households within Eastland County.

In Cisco, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,500

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 Cisco

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 Cisco

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cisco AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,350 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $44,950
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cisco AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,850 $27,250 $30,650 $34,050 $36,800 $39,500 $42,250 $44,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cisco AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,150 $43,600 $49,050 $54,450 $58,850 $63,200 $67,550 $71,900