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Affordable Housing In Gray County

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gray County

Pam Apartments

1200 N. Wells
Pampa, Texas
Income Based
1 BR

Pampa Manor Apartments

2700 N Hobart St
Pampa, Texas

Hampton Villages

1517 Alcock St
Pampa, Texas

M539115, Sommerville and Wells Street

1400 W Somerville St
Pampa, Texas

Schneider Apartments

120 S Russell St
Pampa, Texas

Ha of Mclean

904 W 5th St
Mclean, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Gray County

Housing Authority Programs
Panhandle Community Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Gray County, Texas

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 286 affordable apartments for rent in Gray County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Gray County, Texas

Gray County features 136 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 Gray County, Texas

There are 150 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gray County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gray County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Gray County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Gray County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gray County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $699 and $855.

2020 Gray 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 $576 $590 $777 $1,033 $1,168
Payment Standard Range $518 to $634 $531 to $649 $699 to $855 $930 to $1,136 $1,051 to $1,285

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Gray County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 286
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 136
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.46%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $43,288 ±$2,693
Median Rent $674 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.84% ± 8.31pp
Total Population 22,983

Population and Household Demographics

Gray County is a county in Texas with a population of 22,983. There are 8,250 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 26.46% of households in Gray County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gray County

The median gross income for households in Gray County is $43,288 a year, or $3,607 a month. The median rent for the county is $674 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gray County, a household making less than $2,247 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Gray County.

Area Median Income In Gray 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 Gray County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,900

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 Gray 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 Gray County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,450 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,200
50% of Median $22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% of Median $35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500

Cities In Gray County

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City Served By
Lefors The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lefors is the Panhandle Community Services.
Mclean The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mclean is the Panhandle Community Services.
Pampa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pampa is the Panhandle Community Services.