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Affordable Housing In Erath County

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Erath County

Stephenville Crossing

1300 W Hyman St
Stephenville, Texas
Income Based
Studio-1 BR

Shamrock Apartments

1041 N. Patrick
Dublin, Texas
Call For Rent
1 BR

Bunker Hill Senior Village

1801 W. Lingleville Road
Stephenville, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Shamrock Addition

801 Courtney Dr
Dublin, Texas

Dublin Apartments

333 Highland Ave
Dublin, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

109 E May St

109 E May St
Dublin, Texas

Riverwalk Townhomes

1001 E Washington St
Stephenville, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

201 N Railroad Ave

201 N Railroad Ave
Hico, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Erath County

Housing Authority Programs
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Erath County, Texas

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 414 affordable apartments for rent in Erath County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Erath County, Texas

Erath County features 270 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 Erath County, Texas

There are 144 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Erath County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Erath County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Erath County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $711 and $869.

2020 Erath 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 $650 $654 $790 $1,066 $1,070
Payment Standard Range $585 to $715 $589 to $719 $711 to $869 $959 to $1,173 $963 to $1,177

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Erath County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 414
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 270
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.17%
Average Renter Household Size 2.60
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $41,416 ±$1,503
Median Rent $703 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.12% ± 5.33pp
Total Population 40,039

Population and Household Demographics

Erath County is a county in Texas with a population of 40,039. There are 14,572 households in the county with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 40.17% of households in Erath County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Erath County

The median gross income for households in Erath County is $41,416 a year, or $3,451 a month. The median rent for the county is $703 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Erath County, a household making less than $2,343 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Erath County.

Area Median Income In Erath 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 Erath County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,400

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 Erath 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 Erath County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,300 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,250 $41,800
50% of Median $22,200 $25,350 $28,500 $31,650 $34,200 $36,750 $39,250 $41,800
80% of Median $35,500 $40,550 $45,600 $50,650 $54,750 $58,800 $62,850 $66,900

Cities In Erath County

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

City Served By
Dublin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dublin are the Housing Authority of Dublin and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Hico The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hico is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Stephenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stephenville is the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.