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Affordable Housing In Haskell County

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Haskell County

Stamford Housing Dev

1000 S Anson St
Stamford, Texas

Brick Village

807 S 7th St
Haskell, Texas

Heritage Homes

600 S Hobart St
Stamford, Texas

Southside Apartments

702 S Avenue H
Haskell, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Haskell County

Housing Authority Programs
Abilene Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Section 8 HCV Money Follows the Person (MFP); Public Housing Money Follows the Person (MFP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Haskell County, Texas

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 194 affordable apartments for rent in Haskell County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Haskell County, Texas

Haskell County features 166 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 Haskell County, Texas

There are 28 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Haskell County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Haskell County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Haskell County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Haskell 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 $627 $714 $902 $1,074
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $564 to $690 $643 to $785 $812 to $992 $967 to $1,181

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Haskell County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 194
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 166
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.37%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.20
Median Household Income $39,850 ±$6,568
Median Rent $421 ±$39
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.46% ± 10.39pp
Total Population 5,853

Population and Household Demographics

Haskell County is a county in Texas with a population of 5,853. There are 2,285 households in the county with an average household size of 2.20 persons. 23.37% of households in Haskell County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Haskell County

The median gross income for households in Haskell County is $39,850 a year, or $3,321 a month. The median rent for the county is $421 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Haskell County, a household making less than $1,403 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Haskell County.

Area Median Income In Haskell 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 Haskell County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,200

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 Haskell 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 Haskell 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 Haskell County

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

City Served By
Haskell The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Haskell are the Housing Authority of Haskell and Abilene Housing Authority.
O'Brien The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves O'Brien is the Abilene Housing Authority.
Rochester The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rochester is the Abilene Housing Authority.
Rule The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rule is the Abilene Housing Authority.
Stamford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Stamford are the Housing Authority of Stamford and Abilene Housing Authority.
Weinert The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Weinert is the Abilene Housing Authority.