Affordable Housing In Hill County
14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hill County
Housing Authorities that serve Hill County
|Hill County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Hill County
|Housing Authority of Whitney||Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of Hubbard||Public Housing|
|Somervell County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Hill County, Texas
There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 644 affordable apartments for rent in Hill County, Texas. Hill County features 132 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 496 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hill County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Hill County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||14|
|Total Low Income Apartments||644|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||132|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||27.78%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.53|
|Average Household Size||2.63|
|Median Household Income||$41,382 ±$1,897|
|Median Rent||$651 ±$31|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||39.82% ± 5.03pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Hill County is a County in Texas with a population of 34,923. There are 12,902 households in the county with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 27.78% of households in Hill County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Hill County
The median gross income for households in Hill County is $41,382 a year, or $3,449 a month. The median rent for the county is $651 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hill County, a household making less than $2,170 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Hill County.1
Area Median Income In Hill 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 Hill County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,400
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 Hill 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 Hill County HUD Rental Assistance in Hill 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|
Fair Market Rents in Hill 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|
Cities In Hill County
Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.
|Hillsboro||9||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hillsboro is the Hill County Housing Authority.|
|Itasca||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Itasca is the Hill County Housing Authority.|
|Whitney||4||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Whitney are the Housing Authority of Whitney and Hill County Housing Authority.|
|Hubbard||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hubbard are the Housing Authority of Hubbard and Hill County Housing Authority.|
|Abbott||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Abbott is the Hill County Housing Authority.|
|Aquilla||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aquilla is the Hill County Housing Authority.|
|Blum||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blum is the Hill County Housing Authority.|
|Bynum||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bynum is the Hill County Housing Authority.|
|Carl's Corner||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carl's Corner is the Hill County Housing Authority.|
|Covington||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Covington is the Hill County Housing Authority.|
|Malone||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Malone is the Hill County Housing Authority.|
|Mertens||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mertens is the Hill County Housing Authority.|
|Mount Calm||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Calm is the Hill County Housing Authority.|
|Penelope||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Penelope is the Hill County Housing Authority.|