Affordable Housing In Hansford County

Housing Authorities that serve Hansford County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hansford County, Texas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Hansford County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Hansford County, Texas

Hansford County features 0 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 Hansford County, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hansford County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hansford County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hansford County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Hansford County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Hansford County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.59%
Average Renter Household Size 2.81
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $44,219 ±$6,188
Median Rent $638 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.81% ± 12.39pp
Total Population 5,559

Population and Household Demographics

Hansford County is a County in Texas with a population of 5,559. There are 1,972 households in the county with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 24.59% of households in Hansford County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hansford County

The median gross income for households in Hansford County is $44,219 a year, or $3,685 a month. The median rent for the county is $638 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hansford County, a household making less than $2,127 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.81% of households who rent are overburdened in Hansford County.1

Area Median Income In Hansford 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 Hansford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,600

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 Hansford 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 Hansford 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