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Affordable Housing In Hutchinson County

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hutchinson County

The Reserves at Brookside

600 E Wilson St
Borger, Texas
Income Based
2-3 BR

Francis and Carver Homes

1005 Parkway St
Borger, Texas

Tenth Street Apartments

SE Corner of Tenth St And Whi
Borger, Texas

La Mirage

200 Pecan St
Borger, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Hutchinson County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hutchinson County, Texas

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 348 affordable apartments for rent in Hutchinson County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Hutchinson County, Texas

Hutchinson County features 252 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 Hutchinson County, Texas

There are 96 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hutchinson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hutchinson County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hutchinson County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Hutchinson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hutchinson County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $733 and $895.

2021 Hutchinson 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 $597 $618 $814 $1,056 $1,262
Payment Standard Range $537 to $657 $556 to $680 $733 to $895 $950 to $1,162 $1,136 to $1,388

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Hutchinson County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

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

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.

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 $65,700

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 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 $13,800 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,400
50% of Median $23,000 $26,300 $29,600 $32,850 $35,500 $38,150 $40,750 $43,400
80% of Median $36,800 $42,050 $47,300 $52,550 $56,800 $61,000 $65,200 $69,400

Cities In Hutchinson County

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