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Affordable Housing In Donley County
Texas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Donley County

Hedley Community 2

203 N Main
Hedley, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Donley County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Donley County, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 10 affordable apartments for rent in Donley County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Donley County, Texas

Donley County features 4 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 Donley County, Texas

There are 6 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Donley County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Donley County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Donley County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Donley 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 $529 $542 $714 $1,030 $1,074
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $927 to $1,133 $967 to $1,181

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Donley County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 10
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.8%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $36,681 ±$4,127
Median Rent $494 ±$135
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.26% ± 10.85pp
Total Population 3,588

Population and Household Demographics

Donley County is a county in Texas with a population of 3,588. There are 1,311 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 23.8% of households in Donley County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Donley County

The median gross income for households in Donley County is $36,681 a year, or $3,057 a month. The median rent for the county is $494 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Donley County, a household making less than $1,647 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Donley County.

Area Median Income In Donley 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 Donley County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,100

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 Donley 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 Donley 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 $34,300 $36,650 $39,050
50% of Median $20,700 $23,650 $26,600 $29,550 $31,950 $34,300 $36,650 $39,050
80% of Median $33,150 $37,850 $42,600 $47,300 $51,100 $54,900 $58,700 $62,450

Cities In Donley County

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City Served By
Clarendon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clarendon are the Panhandle Community Services and Housing Authority of Clarendon.
Hedley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hedley is the Panhandle Community Services.
Howardwick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Howardwick is the Panhandle Community Services.