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Affordable Housing In Fisher County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fisher County

Roby Rural Housing

405 S 5th St
Roby, Texas

108 Neves St

108 Neves St
Roby, Texas

501 E 7th St

501 E 7th St
Rotan, Texas

Irvin Place Apartments

702 E 6th St
Rotan, Texas

200 SE Avenue a

200 SE Avenue a
Hamlin, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Fisher 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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fisher County, Texas

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 167 affordable apartments for rent in Fisher County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Fisher County, Texas

Fisher County features 163 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 Fisher County, Texas

There are 4 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fisher County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fisher County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fisher County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Fisher County.

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

2020 Fisher 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 $570 $714 $973 $1,074
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $513 to $627 $643 to $785 $876 to $1,070 $967 to $1,181

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Fisher County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 167
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 163
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.03%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $41,406 ±$2,956
Median Rent $494 ±$52
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 17.77% ± 7.81pp
Total Population 3,858

Population and Household Demographics

Fisher County is a county in Texas with a population of 3,858. There are 1,667 households in the county with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 29.03% of households in Fisher County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fisher County

The median gross income for households in Fisher County is $41,406 a year, or $3,451 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 Fisher County, a household making less than $1,647 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 17.77% of households who rent are overburdened in Fisher County.

Area Median Income In Fisher 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 Fisher County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,000

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 Fisher 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 Fisher 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 Fisher County

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City Served By
Hamlin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hamlin are the Housing Authority of Hamlin and Abilene Housing Authority.
Roby The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Roby are the Housing Authority of Roby and Abilene Housing Authority.
Rotan The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rotan are the Housing Authority of Rotan and Abilene Housing Authority.