Affordable Housing In Eastland County
Texas

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Eastland County

Gholson Hotel Apartments

215 W Main St
Ranger, TX
Income Based
1 BR
55+
Subsidized

Laguna Hotel Lofts

400 Conrad Hilton Blvd
Cisco, TX
$584-696
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Cisco Manor Apartments

1512-1518 Primrose Lane
Cisco, TX
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Colony Park Apartments

500 W. Sadosa
Eastland, TX
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Comanche Retirement Village

500 W. Sadosa
Eastland, TX
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+
HCV Welcome

Camelot Square Apartments

700 S. Connellee
Eastland, TX
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

108 W Mills St

108 W Mills St
Rising Star, TX
Subsidized

Terry Place

526 N Austin St
Ranger, TX

602 Parker St

602 Parker St
Rising Star, TX

201 E 9th St

201 E 9th St
Cisco, TX
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Housing Authorities that serve Eastland County

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)

Other Housing Authorities located in Eastland County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Cisco Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Housing Authority of Ranger Public Housing
Housing Authority of Rising Star Public Housing
Housing Authority of Gorman Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Eastland County, Texas

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 428 affordable apartments for rent in Eastland County, Texas. Eastland County features 258 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 170 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Eastland County.

Eastland County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 428
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 258
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $34,888 ±$3,563
Median Rent $539 ±$39
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 19.54% ± 5.89pp
Total Population 18,328

Population and Household Demographics

Eastland County is a County in Texas with a population of 18,328. There are 6,810 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 27.72% of households in Eastland County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Eastland County

The median gross income for households in Eastland County is $34,888 a year, or $2,907 a month. The median rent for the county is $539 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Eastland County, a household making less than $1,797 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 19.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Eastland County.1

Area Median Income In Eastland 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 Eastland County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,000

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 Eastland 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 Eastland County HUD Rental Assistance in Eastland 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
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Eastland County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1996 to 1996, 1 low income apartment communities containing 66 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Eastland County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Eastland County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
60% of Median $24,660 $28,200 $31,740 $35,220 $38,040 $40,860 $43,680 $46,500

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Eastland County is $31,740 a year, or $2,645 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,645 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $794 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $514 $551 $661 $763 $851 $939
60% $617 $661 $794 $916 $1,022 $1,127
Fair Market Rents in Eastland County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$465 $542 $714 $890 $967

Cities In Eastland County

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City Listings Served By
Eastland 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eastland is the Abilene Housing Authority.
Ranger 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ranger are the Housing Authority of Ranger and Abilene Housing Authority.
Cisco 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cisco are the Housing Authority of Cisco and Abilene Housing Authority.
Rising Star 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rising Star are the Housing Authority of Rising Star and Abilene Housing Authority.
Carbon 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carbon is the Abilene Housing Authority.
Gorman 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gorman is the Abilene Housing Authority.