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Affordable Housing In Henderson County

21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Henderson County

Abbington Hill of Brownboro

10811 Ingram Street
Brownsboro, Texas
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Seven Points Apartments

225 Wood St
Seven Points, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

New Haven Apartments

714 Jonathan St
Athens, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Sunset Place Apartments

100 Sunset St
Malakoff, Texas

Oaks of Fairview

160 Gibson Rd
Athens, Texas

Timber Ridge Apartments

427 Martin St
Chandler, Texas

West Hylands

737 W College St
Athens, Texas

Silverleaf at Chandler II

801 FM 2010
Chandler, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Fairview Cottages

1600 S Palestine St
Athens, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Victoria Place Phase II

1000 Barbara St
Athens, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Guide To Affordable Housing in Henderson County, Texas

There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,021 affordable apartments for rent in Henderson County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Henderson County, Texas

Henderson County features 494 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 Henderson County, Texas

There are 527 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Henderson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Henderson County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Henderson County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Henderson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Henderson County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $716 and $876.

2020 Henderson 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 $590 $611 $796 $1,039 $1,223
Payment Standard Range $531 to $649 $550 to $672 $716 to $876 $935 to $1,143 $1,101 to $1,345

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Henderson County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 1,021
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 494
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.7%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $41,607 ±$1,330
Median Rent $749 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.2% ± 4.08pp
Total Population 79,016

Population and Household Demographics

Henderson County is a county in Texas with a population of 79,016. There are 29,780 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 25.7% of households in Henderson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Henderson County

The median gross income for households in Henderson County is $41,607 a year, or $3,467 a month. The median rent for the county is $749 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Henderson County, a household making less than $2,497 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.2% of households who rent are overburdened in Henderson County.

Area Median Income In Henderson 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 Henderson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,200

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 Henderson 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 Henderson 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 $34,350 $36,750 $39,100
50% of Median $20,750 $23,700 $26,650 $29,600 $32,000 $34,350 $36,750 $39,100
80% of Median $33,150 $37,900 $42,650 $47,350 $51,150 $54,950 $58,750 $62,550

Cities In Henderson County

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City Served By
Athens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Athens is the Athens Housing Authority.
Caney City
Coffee City
Enchanted Oaks
Gun Barrel City
Log Cabin
Mabank The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mabank is the Housing Authority of Mabank.
Malakoff The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Malakoff is the Housing Authority of Malakoff.
Moore Station
Payne Springs
Seven Points
Star Harbor