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Affordable Housing In Gregg County
Texas

21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gregg County

Crestview Apartments

1001 S Eastman Rd
Longview, Texas
$365-460
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Longview Square Apartments

1600 Pine Tree Rd
Longview, Texas
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Hillside

205 W Whaley St
Longview, Texas
Subsidized

Ware Meadows Apartments

901 S High St
Longview, Texas
Subsidized

Juliawood Homes

67 Julia Woods
Gladewater, Texas
Subsidized

Page Place I

1907 Page Rd
Longview, Texas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mill Creek Terrace Apartments

200 Bostic Dr
Longview, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Eden Place

327 Eden Dr
Longview, Texas
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Pegues Place

801 Pegues Pl
Longview, Texas
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Stone Creek Apartments

400 Pine Burr Ln
Kilgore, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Gregg County

Housing Authority Programs
Tatum Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Beckville Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Gregg County, Texas

There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,517 affordable apartments for rent in Gregg County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Gregg County, Texas

Gregg County features 823 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 Gregg County, Texas

There are 694 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gregg County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gregg County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Gregg County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Gregg County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gregg County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $826 and $1,010.

2020 Gregg 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 $616 $781 $918 $1,228 $1,464
Payment Standard Range $554 to $678 $703 to $859 $826 to $1,010 $1,105 to $1,351 $1,318 to $1,610

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gregg County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 1,517
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 823
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $47,639 ±$1,690
Median Rent $771 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.7% ± 3.26pp
Total Population 123,178

Population and Household Demographics

Gregg County is a county in Texas with a population of 123,178. There are 45,618 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 39.57% of households in Gregg County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gregg County

The median gross income for households in Gregg County is $47,639 a year, or $3,970 a month. The median rent for the county is $771 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gregg County, a household making less than $2,570 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Gregg County.

Area Median Income In Gregg 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 Gregg County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,800

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 Gregg 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 Gregg 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 Gregg County

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City Served By
Clarksville City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clarksville City are the Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.
East Mountain The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve East Mountain are the Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.
Easton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Easton are the Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.
Gladewater The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gladewater are the Housing Authority of the City of Gladewater, Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.
Kilgore The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kilgore are the Longview Housing Authority, Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.
Lake Cherokee The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Cherokee are the Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.
Lakeport The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lakeport are the Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.
Liberty City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Liberty City are the Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.
Longview The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Longview are the Longview Housing Authority, Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.
Warren City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Warren City are the Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.
White Oak The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve White Oak are the Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.