Low Income Apartments In Hutchinson County
Texas

Low Income Apartments In Hutchinson County

The Reserves at Brookside

600 E Wilson St
Borger, TX
Income Based
2-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Francis and Carver Homes

1005 Parkway St
Borger, TX

Tenth Street Apartments

SE Corner of Tenth St And Whi
Borger, TX
HCV Welcome

La Mirage

200 Pecan St
Borger, TX
Subsidized
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There are 4 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 348 affordable apartments for rent in Hutchinson County, Texas. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 252 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 0 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Hutchinson County. There are 96 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 Hutchinson County

Housing Authority Programs
Panhandle Community Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Other Housing Authorities located in Hutchinson County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Borger Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hutchinson County, Texas

Hutchinson County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 348
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 252
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Total Population 21,858
Housing Units 8,297
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $49,353 ±$3,242
Median Rent $694 ±$59
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.63% ± 6.95pp

Population and Household Demographics

Hutchinson County is a County in Texas with a population of 21,858. There are 8,297 households in the county with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 23.23% of households in Hutchinson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hutchinson County

The median gross income for households in Hutchinson County is $49,353 a year, or $4,113 a month. The median rent for the county is $694 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hutchinson County, a household making less than $2,313 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.63% of households who rent are overburdened in Hutchinson County.1

Area Median Income In Hutchinson 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 Hutchinson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,300

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 Hutchinson 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 Hutchinson County HUD Rental Assistance in Hutchinson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,300 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $41,800
50% of Median $22,200 $25,350 $28,500 $31,650 $34,200 $36,750 $39,250 $41,800
80% of Median $35,500 $40,550 $45,600 $50,650 $54,750 $58,800 $62,850 $66,900

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 Hutchinson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $26,640 $30,420 $34,200 $37,980 $41,040 $44,100 $47,100 $50,160

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 Hutchinson County is $34,200 a year, or $2,850 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,850 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $855 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% $555 $594 $713 $823 $919 $1,013
60% $666 $713 $855 $988 $1,103 $1,216
Fair Market Rents in Hutchinson 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.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$587 $590 $781 $996 $1,289

Cities In Hutchinson County

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City Listings Served By
Borger 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Borger are the Housing Authority of Borger and Panhandle Community Services.
Fritch 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fritch is the Panhandle Community Services.
Lake Meredith Estates 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Meredith Estates is the Panhandle Community Services.
Sanford 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sanford is the Panhandle Community Services.
Stinnett 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stinnett is the Panhandle Community Services.