Affordable Housing In Comanche County
5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Comanche County
Housing Authorities that serve Comanche County
|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)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Comanche County, Texas
There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 207 affordable apartments for rent in Comanche County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Comanche County, Texas
Comanche County features 185 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 Comanche County, Texas
There are 22 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Comanche County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Comanche County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Comanche County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Comanche County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Comanche County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.
2021 Comanche 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|
|Comanche County, Texas Fair Market Rent||$538||$644||$734||$1,050||$1,092|
|Comanche County, Texas Payment Standard Range||$484 to $592||$580 to $708||$661 to $807||$945 to $1,155||$983 to $1,201|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Comanche County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||5|
|Total Low Income Apartments||207|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||185|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||23.74%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.53|
|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.
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 $57,200
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 HUD Rental Assistance in Comanche County
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Comanche County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Comanche County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Comanche County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Comanche County
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|Comanche||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||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||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gustine are the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and Abilene Housing Authority.|