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Affordable Housing In Hopkins County

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hopkins County

Trinity Oaks Apartments

600 Woodlawn St
Sulphur Springs, Texas

303 Odom St

303 Odom St
Cumby, Texas

M538090, 1000 South League Street

100 League
Sulphur Springs, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Shadowridge Apartments

1230 Jackson St N
Sulphur Springs, Texas

Harrington Road 3

FM Harrington Rd
Sulphur Springs, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Heartland Village Apartments

749 Wildcat Way
Sulphur Springs, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

604 and 606 Jefferson Street

604 Jefferson St E
Sulphur Springs, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

820 Church Street

820 Church St
Sulphur Springs, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

200 W Main St

200 W Main St
Cumby, Texas

307 Carter

307 Carter St
Sulphur Springs, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Hopkins County

Housing Authority Programs
Ark-Tex Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hopkins County, Texas

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 284 affordable apartments for rent in Hopkins County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Hopkins County, Texas

Hopkins County features 91 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 Hopkins County, Texas

There are 193 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hopkins County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hopkins County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hopkins County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Hopkins County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hopkins County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $680 and $832.

2020 Hopkins 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 $561 $597 $756 $1,091 $1,153
Payment Standard Range $505 to $617 $537 to $657 $680 to $832 $982 to $1,200 $1,038 to $1,268

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Hopkins County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 284
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 91
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.95%
Average Renter Household Size 2.67
Average Household Size 2.65
Median Household Income $44,396 ±$2,791
Median Rent $676 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.64% ± 5.5pp
Total Population 35,645

Population and Household Demographics

Hopkins County is a county in Texas with a population of 35,645. There are 13,273 households in the county with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 28.95% of households in Hopkins County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hopkins County

The median gross income for households in Hopkins County is $44,396 a year, or $3,700 a month. The median rent for the county is $676 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hopkins County, a household making less than $2,253 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.64% of households who rent are overburdened in Hopkins County.

Area Median Income In Hopkins 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 Hopkins County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,800

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 Hopkins 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 Hopkins County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,800 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $37,700 $40,150
50% of Median $21,300 $24,350 $27,400 $30,400 $32,850 $35,300 $37,700 $40,150
80% of Median $34,100 $38,950 $43,800 $48,650 $52,550 $56,450 $60,350 $64,250

Cities In Hopkins County

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City Served By
Como The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Como is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Cumby The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cumby are the Housing Authority of Cumby and Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Sulphur Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sulphur Springs is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Tira The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tira is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.