Affordable Housing In Eastland County
Texas

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Eastland County

Gholson Hotel Apartments

215 W Main St
Ranger, Texas
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Laguna Hotel Lofts

400 Conrad Hilton Blvd
Cisco, Texas
$584-696
1-2 BR

Cisco Manor Apartments

1512-1518 Primrose Lane
Cisco, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Colony Park Apartments

500 W. Sadosa
Eastland, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Comanche Retirement Village

500 W. Sadosa
Eastland, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Camelot Square Apartments

700 S. Connellee
Eastland, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

108 W Mills St

108 W Mills St
Rising Star, Texas
Subsidized

Terry Place

526 N Austin St
Ranger, Texas

602 Parker St

602 Parker St
Rising Star, Texas

201 E 9th St

201 E 9th St
Cisco, Texas
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Eastland County, Texas

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Eastland County, Texas

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 Eastland County, Texas

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 428 affordable apartments for rent in Eastland County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Eastland County, Texas

Eastland County features 258 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 Eastland County, Texas

There are 170 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Eastland County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Eastland County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Eastland County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Eastland County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Eastland County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $681 and $833.

2022 Eastland 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
Eastland County, Texas Fair Market Rent $503 $664 $757 $936 $1,027
Eastland County, Texas Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $598 to $730 $681 to $833 $842 to $1,030 $924 to $1,130

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

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.

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 $47,500

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 HUD Rental Assistance in Eastland County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Eastland County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Eastland County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,350 $24,400 $27,450 $30,450 $32,900 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Eastland County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,100 $39,000 $43,850 $48,700 $52,600 $56,500 $60,400 $64,300

Cities In Eastland County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

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