Affordable Housing In Grimes County
7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Grimes County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Grimes County, Texas
Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.
Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.
Public Housing Agencies Serving Grimes County, Texas
|Brazos Valley Council of Governments||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Grimes County, Texas
There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 421 affordable apartments for rent in Grimes County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Grimes County, Texas
Grimes County features 279 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 Grimes County, Texas
There are 142 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grimes County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Grimes County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Grimes County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Grimes County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grimes County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $734 and $897.
2022 Grimes 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|
|Grimes County, Texas Fair Market Rent||$603||$619||$815||$1,007||$1,105|
|Grimes County, Texas Payment Standard Range||$543 to $663||$557 to $681||$734 to $897||$906 to $1,108||$995 to $1,216|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Grimes County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||7|
|Total Low Income Apartments||421|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||279|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||22.42%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.63|
|Average Household Size||2.63|
|Median Household Income||$46,195 ±$2,338|
|Median Rent||$666 ±$113|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||38.14% ± 8.37pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Grimes County is a county in Texas with a population of 26,961. There are 9,005 households in the county with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 22.42% of households in Grimes County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Grimes County
The median gross income for households in Grimes County is $46,195 a year, or $3,850 a month. The median rent for the county is $666 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grimes County, a household making less than $2,220 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Grimes County.
Area Median Income In Grimes 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 Grimes County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,000
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 Grimes 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 Grimes County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Grimes County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Grimes County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Grimes County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Grimes County
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|Anderson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anderson is the Brazos Valley Council of Governments.|
|Bedias||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bedias is the Brazos Valley Council of Governments.|
|Iola||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Iola is the Brazos Valley Council of Governments.|
|Navasota||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Navasota are the Housing Authority of City of Navasota, Brazos Valley Council of Governments and Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.|
|Todd Mission||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Todd Mission is the Brazos Valley Council of Governments.|