Affordable Housing In Early
Brown County, Texas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Early

Riverside Park

130 Sudderth Dr
Early, Texas
Income Based
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Early

Housing Authority Programs
Abilene Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Section 8 HCV Money Follows the Person (MFP); Public Housing Money Follows the Person (MFP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Early, Texas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 60 affordable apartments for rent in Early, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Early, Texas

Early 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 Early, Texas

There are 60 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Early.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Early, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Early landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Early.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Early, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $656 and $802.

2020 Early, 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 $500 $594 $729 $1,052 $1,132
Payment Standard Range $450 to $550 $535 to $653 $656 to $802 $947 to $1,157 $1,019 to $1,245

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Early, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 60
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.02%
Average Renter Household Size 3.48
Average Household Size 3.09
Median Household Income $48,984 ±$6,165
Median Rent $722 ±$81
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.37% ± 19.33pp
Total Population 2,804

Population and Household Demographics

Early is a City in Brown County, Texas with a population of 2,804. There are 907 households in the city with an average household size of 3.09 persons. 26.02% of households in Early are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Early

The median gross income for households in Early is $48,984 a year, or $4,082 a month. The median rent for the city is $722 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Early, a household making less than $2,407 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Early.1

Area Median Income In Early

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 Early, the AMI is calculated from all households within Brown County.

In Early, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,000

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 Early

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 Early

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