Affordable Housing In Hale County
11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hale County
Housing Authorities that serve Hale County
|Hale County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Hale County, Texas
There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 470 affordable apartments for rent in Hale County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Hale County, Texas
Hale County features 341 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 Hale County, Texas
There are 129 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hale County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Hale County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hale County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Hale County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hale County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.
2020 Hale 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||$619||$714||$1,025||$1,200|
|Payment Standard Range||$476 to $582||$557 to $681||$643 to $785||$923 to $1,128||$1,080 to $1,320|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Hale County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||11|
|Total Low Income Apartments||470|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||341|
|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|
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.
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 $55,500
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 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||$12,760||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$34,200||$36,550||$38,900|
|50% of Median||$20,650||$23,600||$26,550||$29,450||$31,850||$34,200||$36,550||$38,900|
|80% of Median||$33,000||$37,700||$42,400||$47,100||$50,900||$54,650||$58,450||$62,200|
Cities In Hale County
Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.
|Abernathy||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Abernathy is the Hale County Housing Authority.|
|Edmonson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edmonson is the Hale County Housing Authority.|
|Hale Center||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hale Center is the Hale County Housing Authority.|
|Petersburg||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Petersburg is the Hale County Housing Authority.|
|Plainview||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plainview is the Hale County Housing Authority.|
|Seth Ward||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seth Ward is the Hale County Housing Authority.|