Affordable Housing In Hunt County
18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hunt County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Hunt County, Texas
There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,040 affordable apartments for rent in Hunt County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Hunt County, Texas
Hunt County features 172 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 Hunt County, Texas
There are 868 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hunt County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Hunt County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hunt County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Hunt County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hunt County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,183 and $1,445.
2020 Hunt 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||$957||$1,093||$1,314||$1,727||$2,262|
|Payment Standard Range||$861 to $1,053||$984 to $1,202||$1,183 to $1,445||$1,554 to $1,900||$2,036 to $2,488|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Hunt County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||18|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,040|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||172|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||30.19%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.51|
|Average Household Size||2.77|
|Median Household Income||$45,197 ±$1,896|
|Median Rent||$755 ±$22|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||50.17% ± 3.94pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Hunt County is a county in Texas with a population of 88,052. There are 30,832 households in the county with an average household size of 2.77 persons. 30.19% of households in Hunt County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Hunt County
The median gross income for households in Hunt County is $45,197 a year, or $3,766 a month. The median rent for the county is $755 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hunt County, a household making less than $2,517 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Hunt County.
Area Median Income In Hunt 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 Hunt County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,200
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 Hunt 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 Hunt County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$18,100||$20,700||$23,300||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$30,200||$34,500||$38,800||$43,100||$46,550||$50,000||$53,450||$56,900|
|80% of Median||$48,300||$55,200||$62,100||$68,950||$74,500||$80,000||$85,500||$91,050|
Cities In Hunt County
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|Caddo Mills||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Caddo Mills is the Housing Authority of Caddo Mills.|
|Commerce||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Commerce is the Housing Authority of Commerce.|
|Greenville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenville is the Greenville Housing Authority.|
|Wolfe City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wolfe City is the Housing Authority of Wolfe City.|