Affordable Housing In Corsicana
Navarro County, Texas

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Corsicana

Friendship Towers ( Corsicana )

2512 W 7th Ave
Corsicana, Texas
Elderly Supportive Housing

Eastside and Northwest Apartments

901 W 13th Ave and 1360 N 13th St
Corsicana, Texas

Lago De Plata

1600 E 13th Ave
Corsicana, Texas

Windvale Park

621 S 44th St
Corsicana, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

1348 North 45th

1348 N 45th St
Corsicana, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Cambridge Crossing

1900 Cambridge St
Corsicana, Texas
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Corsicana

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Guide To Affordable Housing in Corsicana, Texas

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 403 affordable apartments for rent in Corsicana, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Corsicana, Texas

Corsicana features 251 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 Corsicana, Texas

There are 152 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Corsicana.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Corsicana, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Corsicana landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Corsicana.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Corsicana, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $713 and $871.

2020 Corsicana, 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 $597 $601 $792 $1,118 $1,253
Payment Standard Range $537 to $657 $541 to $661 $713 to $871 $1,006 to $1,230 $1,128 to $1,378

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Corsicana, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 403
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 251
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.06%
Average Renter Household Size 2.67
Average Household Size 2.75
Median Household Income $38,734 ±$2,808
Median Rent $698 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.42% ± 6.84pp
Total Population 23,945

Population and Household Demographics

Corsicana is a City in Navarro County, Texas with a population of 23,945. There are 8,424 households in the city with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 46.06% of households in Corsicana are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Corsicana

The median gross income for households in Corsicana is $38,734 a year, or $3,228 a month. The median rent for the city is $698 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Corsicana, a household making less than $2,327 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.42% of households who rent are overburdened in Corsicana.1

Area Median Income In Corsicana

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Corsicana, the AMI is calculated from all households within Navarro County.

In Corsicana, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,500

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 Corsicana

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 Corsicana

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