Affordable Housing In Hale County

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hale County

Conrad Lofts

116 W 6th Street
Plainview, TX
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

SavannahPark of Abernathy

1208 3rd St
Abernathy, TX
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Lakeview Apartments

911 Avenue H
Abernathy, TX

Winwood of Plainview

2812 Houston St
Plainview, TX

Central Village Apartments

910 W 28th St
Plainview, TX

Plains Village, Ltd

2601 Joliet St
Plainview, TX

Plainview Vistas Apts.

1401 W. 33rd Street
Plainview, TX
HCV Welcome

Bethesda Manor, Inc

1407 Wayland St
Plainview, TX
Elderly Supportive Housing

Christian Manor

813 W 8th St
Plainview, TX

210 Avenue B

210 Avenue B
Hale Center, TX
  • «
  • 1
  • »

Housing Authorities that serve Hale County

Housing Authority Programs
Hale County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Other Housing Authorities located in Hale County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Hale Center Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hale County, Texas

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 456 affordable apartments for rent in Hale County, Texas. Hale County features 327 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 129 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hale County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Hale County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 456
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 327
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.99%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Average Household Size 2.86
Median Household Income $43,375 ±$2,063
Median Rent $616 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.97% ± 4.8pp
Total Population 35,504

Population and Household Demographics

Hale County is a County in Texas with a population of 35,504. There are 11,513 households in the county with an average household size of 2.86 persons. 38.99% of households in Hale County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hale County

The median gross income for households in Hale County is $43,375 a year, or $3,615 a month. The median rent for the county is $616 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hale County, a household making less than $2,053 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Hale County.1

Area Median Income In Hale 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 Hale County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,100

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 Hale 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 Hale County HUD Rental Assistance in Hale County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
80% of Median $32,900 $37,600 $42,300 $46,950 $50,750 $54,500 $58,250 $62,000
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Hale County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 2006 to 2006, 1 low income apartment communities containing 60 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Hale County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Hale County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
60% of Median $24,660 $28,200 $31,740 $35,220 $38,040 $40,860 $43,680 $46,500

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Hale County is $31,740 a year, or $2,645 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,645 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $794 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $514 $551 $661 $763 $851 $939
60% $617 $661 $794 $916 $1,022 $1,127
Fair Market Rents in Hale County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$529 $619 $714 $1,025 $1,200

Cities In Hale County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Listings Served By
Plainview 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plainview is the Hale County Housing Authority.
Petersburg 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Petersburg is the Hale County Housing Authority.
Abernathy 2
Edmonson 0
Hale Center 1
Seth Ward 0