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Affordable Housing In Collingsworth County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Collingsworth County

100 W 13th St

100 W 13th St
Wellington, Texas

Wellington I Apartments

9th Arlington St
Wellington, Texas

Wellington II Apartments

8th Ennis St
Wellington, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Collingsworth County

Housing Authority Programs
Panhandle Community Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Collingsworth County, Texas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 73 affordable apartments for rent in Collingsworth County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Collingsworth County, Texas

Collingsworth County features 57 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 Collingsworth County, Texas

There are 16 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Collingsworth County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Collingsworth County, Texas

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

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

2020 Collingsworth 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 $570 $714 $890 $1,074
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $513 to $627 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $967 to $1,181

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Collingsworth County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 73
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 57
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.18%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $39,743 ±$7,242
Median Rent $486 ±$110
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 18.29% ± 6.98pp
Total Population 3,058

Population and Household Demographics

Collingsworth County is a county in Texas with a population of 3,058. There are 1,109 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 22.18% of households in Collingsworth County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Collingsworth County

The median gross income for households in Collingsworth County is $39,743 a year, or $3,312 a month. The median rent for the county is $486 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Collingsworth County, a household making less than $1,620 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 18.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Collingsworth County.

Area Median Income In Collingsworth 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 Collingsworth County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,200

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 Collingsworth 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 Collingsworth 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 Collingsworth County

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City Served By
Dodson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dodson is the Panhandle Community Services.
Quail The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Quail is the Panhandle Community Services.
Samnorwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Samnorwood is the Panhandle Community Services.
Wellington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wellington are the Housing Authority of Wellington and Panhandle Community Services.