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Affordable Housing In Culberson County

Guide To Affordable Housing in Culberson County, Texas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Culberson County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Culberson County, Texas

Culberson County features 0 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 Culberson County, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Culberson County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Culberson County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $646 and $790.

2020 Culberson 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
Fair Market Rent $532 $549 $718 $954 $1,080
Payment Standard Range $479 to $585 $494 to $604 $646 to $790 $859 to $1,049 $972 to $1,188

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Culberson County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.43%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.86
Median Household Income $35,000 ±$5,602
Median Rent $575 ±$146
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.09% ± 17.56pp
Total Population 2,296

Population and Household Demographics

Culberson County is a county in Texas with a population of 2,296. There are 788 households in the county with an average household size of 2.86 persons. 28.43% of households in Culberson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Culberson County

The median gross income for households in Culberson County is $35,000 a year, or $2,917 a month. The median rent for the county is $575 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Culberson County, a household making less than $1,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Culberson County.

Area Median Income In Culberson 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 Culberson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,100

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 Culberson 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 Culberson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
50% of Median $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,450 $31,850 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
80% of Median $33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200