Affordable Housing In Dallam County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dallam County

Vista Rita Blanca Apartments

701 Maynard Ave
Dalhart, TX
Income Based
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Dalhart 2 Apartments

1107 Margaret Ave
Dalhart, TX

Quail Run Apartments

1929 Shawnee Trl
Dalhart, TX
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Housing Authorities that serve Dallam County

Housing Authority Programs
Panhandle Community Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dallam County, Texas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 144 affordable apartments for rent in Dallam County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Dallam County, Texas

Dallam County features 24 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 Dallam County, Texas

There are 120 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dallam County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dallam County, Texas

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

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Dallam County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 144
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.14%
Average Renter Household Size 3.33
Average Household Size 3.09
Median Household Income $41,345 ±$3,462
Median Rent $697 ±$64
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.48% ± 11.79pp
Total Population 7,014

Population and Household Demographics

Dallam County is a County in Texas with a population of 7,014. There are 2,256 households in the county with an average household size of 3.09 persons. 39.14% of households in Dallam County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dallam County

The median gross income for households in Dallam County is $41,345 a year, or $3,445 a month. The median rent for the county is $697 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dallam County, a household making less than $2,323 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Dallam County.1

Area Median Income In Dallam 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 Dallam County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,400

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 Dallam 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 Dallam County

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

Cities In Dallam County

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City Listings Served By
Dalhart 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dalhart is the Panhandle Community Services.
Texline 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Texline is the Panhandle Community Services.