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Affordable Housing In Irion County

Guide To Affordable Housing in Irion County, Texas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Irion County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Irion County, Texas

Irion County features 0 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 Irion County, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Irion County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Irion County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Irion County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Irion County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Irion County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $882 and $1,078.

2021 Irion 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
Irion County, Texas Fair Market Rent $647 $762 $980 $1,297 $1,572
Irion County, Texas Payment Standard Range $582 to $712 $686 to $838 $882 to $1,078 $1,167 to $1,427 $1,415 to $1,729

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Irion County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.95%
Average Renter Household Size 2.73
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $58,500 ±$7,101
Median Rent $842 ±$117
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 17.88% ± 17.74pp
Total Population 1,644

Population and Household Demographics

Irion County is a county in Texas with a population of 1,644. There are 658 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 22.95% of households in Irion County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Irion County

The median gross income for households in Irion County is $58,500 a year, or $4,875 a month. The median rent for the county is $842 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Irion County, a household making less than $2,807 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 17.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Irion County.

Area Median Income In Irion 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 Irion County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,400

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 Irion 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 Irion County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Irion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Irion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $35,000 $37,800 $40,600 $43,400 $46,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Irion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,200 $44,800 $50,400 $56,000 $60,500 $65,000 $69,450 $73,950