Affordable Housing In Comanche County
Texas

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Comanche County

Park View Addition

507 E Manchaca Ave
De Leon, TX
Subsidized

Hotel Apartments

101 W Labadie Ave
De Leon, TX

Comanche Retirement Village

4 Huett Cir
Comanche, TX
HCV Welcome

Lindsey Apartments

813 Green St
Comanche, TX
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There are 4 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 198 affordable apartments for rent in Comanche County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 176 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Comanche County, HUD housing programs support 19 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 22 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Housing Authorities that serve Comanche County

Housing Authority Programs
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
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)

Other Housing Authorities located in Comanche County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Deleon Public Housing
Housing Authority of Comanche Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Comanche County, Texas

Comanche County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 198
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 176
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.74%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Total Population 13,623
Housing Units 5,119
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $37,470 ±$2,513
Median Rent $525 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.14% ± 8.67pp

Population and Household Demographics

Comanche County is a County in Texas with a population of 13,623. There are 5,119 households in the county with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 23.74% of households in Comanche County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Comanche County

The median gross income for households in Comanche County is $37,470 a year, or $3,123 a month. The median rent for the county is $525 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Comanche County, a household making less than $1,750 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Comanche County.1

Area Median Income In Comanche 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 Comanche 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 Comanche 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 Comanche County HUD Rental Assistance in Comanche County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
80% of Median $32,900 $37,600 $42,300 $46,950 $50,750 $54,500 $58,250 $62,000
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Comanche County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1995 to 1995, 1 low income apartment communities containing 22 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Comanche County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Comanche County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
60% of Median $24,660 $28,200 $31,740 $35,220 $38,040 $40,860 $43,680 $46,500

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Comanche County is $31,740 a year, or $2,645 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,645 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $794 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $514 $551 $661 $763 $851 $939
60% $617 $661 $794 $916 $1,022 $1,127
Fair Market Rents in Comanche 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
$526 $610 $700 $1,012 $1,079

Cities In Comanche County

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City Listings Served By
Comanche 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Comanche are the Housing Authority of Comanche, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Abilene Housing Authority.
De Leon 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve De Leon are the Housing Authority of Deleon, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Abilene Housing Authority.
Gustine 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gustine are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Abilene Housing Authority.