Affordable Housing In Crowell
Foard County, Texas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Crowell

409 E California St

409 E California St
Crowell, Texas
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Housing Authority of the City of Crowell Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Crowell, Texas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 30 affordable apartments for rent in Crowell, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Crowell, Texas

Crowell features 30 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 Crowell, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Crowell.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Crowell, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Crowell, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $667 and $815.

2020 Crowell, 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 $549 $592 $741 $984 $1,114
Payment Standard Range $494 to $604 $533 to $651 $667 to $815 $886 to $1,082 $1,003 to $1,225

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Crowell, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 30
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 30
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.53%
Average Renter Household Size 1.89
Average Household Size 2.22
Median Household Income $26,583 ±$9,003
Median Rent $282 ±$71
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 20% ± 24.48pp
Total Population 773

Population and Household Demographics

Crowell is a City in Foard County, Texas with a population of 773. There are 333 households in the city with an average household size of 2.22 persons. 25.53% of households in Crowell are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Crowell

The median gross income for households in Crowell is $26,583 a year, or $2,215 a month. The median rent for the city is $282 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Crowell, a household making less than $940 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 20% of households who rent are overburdened in Crowell.1

Area Median Income In Crowell

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 Crowell, the AMI is calculated from all households within Foard County.

In Crowell, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,300

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 Crowell

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 Crowell

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