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Affordable Housing In Coleman County

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Coleman County

Hirise - Santa Fe

311 S Commercial Ave
Coleman, Texas

Ha of Coleman

605 W 2nd St
Coleman, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Coleman County

Housing Authority Programs
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 Coleman County, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 143 affordable apartments for rent in Coleman County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Coleman County, Texas

Coleman County features 143 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 Coleman County, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Coleman County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Coleman County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Coleman County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Coleman 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 $529 $542 $714 $964 $967
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $868 to $1,060 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Coleman County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 143
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 143
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.67
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $35,156 ±$4,158
Median Rent $529 ±$61
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.93% ± 8.1pp
Total Population 8,536

Population and Household Demographics

Coleman County is a county in Texas with a population of 8,536. There are 3,405 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 31.72% of households in Coleman County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Coleman County

The median gross income for households in Coleman County is $35,156 a year, or $2,930 a month. The median rent for the county is $529 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Coleman County, a household making less than $1,763 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Coleman County.

Area Median Income In Coleman 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 Coleman County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,200

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 Coleman 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 Coleman County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
50% of Median $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,450 $31,850 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
80% of Median $33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200

Cities In Coleman County

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City Served By
Coleman The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Coleman are the Housing Authority of Coleman and Abilene Housing Authority.
Novice The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Novice is the Abilene Housing Authority.
Santa Anna The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Santa Anna is the Abilene Housing Authority.