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Affordable Housing In Garza County

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Garza County

Post Manor CO Ashcroft Group

802 W 15th St
Post, Texas

23 Burlington Pl

23 Burlington Pl
Post, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Garza County

Housing Authority Programs
South Plains Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Garza County, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 114 affordable apartments for rent in Garza County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Garza County, Texas

Garza County features 114 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 Garza County, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Garza County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Garza County, Texas

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

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

2020 Garza 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 $946 $1,204
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $513 to $627 $643 to $785 $851 to $1,041 $1,084 to $1,324

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Garza County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 114
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 114
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.96%
Average Renter Household Size 3.36
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $48,508 ±$5,305
Median Rent $727 ±$160
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.56% ± NANpp
Total Population 6,410

Population and Household Demographics

Garza County is a county in Texas with a population of 6,410. There are 1,532 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 32.96% of households in Garza County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Garza County

The median gross income for households in Garza County is $48,508 a year, or $4,042 a month. The median rent for the county is $727 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Garza County, a household making less than $2,423 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Garza County.

Area Median Income In Garza 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 Garza County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,100

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 Garza 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 Garza County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,900 $37,300 $39,700
50% of Median $21,050 $24,050 $27,050 $30,050 $32,500 $34,900 $37,300 $39,700
80% of Median $33,700 $38,500 $43,300 $48,100 $51,950 $55,800 $59,650 $63,500

Cities In Garza County

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City Served By
Post The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Post is the Housing Authority of Post.