Low Income Apartments In Hillsboro
Hill County, Texas

Low Income Apartments In Hillsboro

Allen's Point Apartments

1031 Old Bynum Rd.
Hillsboro, TX
1-2 BR
62+
HCV Welcome

Emerald Retirement Village

1940 Old Brandon Rd
Hillsboro, TX
1-2 BR
62+

Rosemont of Hillsboro

807 Abbott Avenue
Hillsboro, TX

Allens Point Ltd

103 Old Bynum Rd
Hillsboro, TX

Allens Point Apartments

1031 Old Bynum Rd
Hillsboro, TX
Subsidized

Hillsboro Gardens Phase II

800 Abbott Ave
Hillsboro, TX
HCV Welcome

Pecan Creek Apartments CO Hillsboro Fountainhead Mgmt

1815 Old Brandon Rd
Hillsboro, TX
HCV Welcome

Ha of Hillsboro

617 Cliff St
Hillsboro, TX

Emerald Retirement Village

1940 Old Brandon Rd
Hillsboro, TX
Subsidized
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There are 9 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 498 affordable apartments for rent in Hillsboro, Texas. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 88 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 0 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Hillsboro. There are 394 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Hillsboro

Housing Authority Programs
Hill County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Other Housing Authorities located in Hillsboro

Housing Authority Programs
Somervell County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hillsboro, Texas

Hillsboro, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 498
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 88
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 51.39%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Total Population 8,360
Housing Units 2,847
Average Household Size 2.71
Median Household Income $28,422 ±$4,486
Median Rent $646 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.62% ± 9.48pp

Population and Household Demographics

Hillsboro is a City in Hill County, Texas with a population of 8,360. There are 2,847 households in the city with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 51.39% of households in Hillsboro are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hillsboro

The median gross income for households in Hillsboro is $28,422 a year, or $2,369 a month. The median rent for the city is $646 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hillsboro, a household making less than $2,153 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Hillsboro.1

Area Median Income In Hillsboro

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Hillsboro, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hill County.

In Hillsboro, 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 Hillsboro

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 Hillsboro HUD Rental Assistance in Hillsboro

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
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Hillsboro

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1988 to 2005, 4 low income apartment communities containing 264 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Hillsboro by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Hillsboro

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $24,660 $28,200 $31,740 $35,220 $38,040 $40,860 $43,680 $46,500

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Hillsboro is $31,740 a year, or $2,645 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,645 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $794 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $514 $551 $661 $763 $851 $939
60% $617 $661 $794 $916 $1,022 $1,127
Fair Market Rents in Hillsboro

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.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$484 $588 $754 $945 $1,019