Low Income Apartments In Jack County
Texas

Low Income Apartments In Jack County

Bent Tree Apartments

401 N 9th St
Jacksboro, TX
HCV Welcome

Tower

701 N College St
Bryson, TX

Bent Tree Apartments

323 N 9th St
Jacksboro, TX
Subsidized

Pecan Hill Apartments

400 E Dempsey St
Bryson, TX
Subsidized

Bryson Place Apartments

Hwy 380
Bryson, TX
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Mesquite Trails Apartments

119 S 5th St
Jacksboro, TX
Subsidized

Pecan Hill Apartments

103 N Depot St
Bryson, TX
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There are 7 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 222 affordable apartments for rent in Jack County, Texas. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 166 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 0 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Jack County. There are 56 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Other Housing Authorities located in Jack County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Bryson Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jack County, Texas

Jack County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 222
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 166
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.43%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Total Population 8,946
Housing Units 3,031
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $50,324 ±$7,203
Median Rent $717 ±$102
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.06% ± 9.73pp

Population and Household Demographics

Jack County is a County in Texas with a population of 8,946. There are 3,031 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 22.43% of households in Jack County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jack County

The median gross income for households in Jack County is $50,324 a year, or $4,194 a month. The median rent for the county is $717 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jack County, a household making less than $2,390 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Jack County.1

Area Median Income In Jack 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 Jack County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,000

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 Jack 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 Jack County HUD Rental Assistance in Jack County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,050 $16,460 $20,780 $25,100 $29,420 $33,740 $38,060 $40,950
50% of Median $21,700 $24,800 $27,900 $31,000 $33,500 $36,000 $38,450 $40,950
80% of Median $34,750 $39,700 $44,650 $49,600 $53,600 $57,550 $61,550 $65,500
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Jack County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1989 to 1998, 4 low income apartment communities containing 91 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Jack County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

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 Jack County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $26,040 $29,760 $33,480 $37,200 $40,200 $43,200 $46,140 $49,140

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 Jack County is $33,480 a year, or $2,790 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,790 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $837 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% $543 $581 $698 $806 $900 $993
60% $651 $698 $837 $968 $1,080 $1,191
Fair Market Rents in Jack 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
$637 $640 $847 $1,061 $1,239

Cities In Jack County

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City Listings Served By
Jacksboro 3
Bryson 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bryson is the Housing Authority of Bryson.
Perrin 0