Affordable Housing In Comanche County
Texas

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Comanche County

Park View Addition

507 E Manchaca Ave
De Leon, Texas
Subsidized

Hotel Apartments

101 W Labadie Ave
De Leon, Texas

Comanche Retirement Village

4 Huett Cir
Comanche, Texas

Lindsey Apartments

813 Green St
Comanche, Texas

Village Apts

1411 N Austin St
Comanche, Texas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Comanche County, 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 Comanche County, Texas

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)

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 $681 and $833.

2022 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 $560 $664 $757 $1,075 $1,148
Comanche County, Texas Payment Standard Range $504 to $616 $598 to $730 $681 to $833 $968 to $1,183 $1,033 to $1,263

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
Total Population 13,623

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.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
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.
$21,350 $24,400 $27,450 $30,450 $32,900 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
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.
$34,100 $39,000 $43,850 $48,700 $52,600 $56,500 $60,400 $64,300

Cities In Comanche County

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City Served By
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.