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Affordable Housing In Jackson County

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jackson County

Miracle Manor

1207 Miracle Dr
Edna, Texas
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Post Oak

920 Victoria St.
Edna, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Mauritz Village

600 N Kleas St
Edna, Texas

Rose Villa Apartments

305 Mary Rose
Ganado, Texas

Texana Apartments

307 S Bryan St
Edna, Texas

Vanderbilt Apartments

704 W Division St
Edna, Texas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Jackson County, Texas

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 298 affordable apartments for rent in Jackson County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Jackson County, Texas

Jackson County features 234 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 Jackson County, Texas

There are 64 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jackson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jackson County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jackson County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $725 and $887.

2020 Jackson 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 $598 $635 $806 $1,163 $1,212
Payment Standard Range $538 to $658 $572 to $699 $725 to $887 $1,047 to $1,279 $1,091 to $1,333

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Jackson County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 298
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 234
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.19%
Average Renter Household Size 3.05
Average Household Size 2.79
Median Household Income $54,926 ±$4,976
Median Rent $805 ±$92
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.36% ± 8.26pp
Total Population 14,486

Population and Household Demographics

Jackson County is a county in Texas with a population of 14,486. There are 5,109 households in the county with an average household size of 2.79 persons. 25.19% of households in Jackson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jackson County

The median gross income for households in Jackson County is $54,926 a year, or $4,577 a month. The median rent for the county is $805 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jackson County, a household making less than $2,683 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Jackson County.

Area Median Income In Jackson 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 Jackson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,300

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 Jackson 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 Jackson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,850 $18,100 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,400 $30,150 $33,900 $37,650 $40,700 $43,700 $46,700 $49,700
80% of Median $42,200 $48,200 $54,250 $60,250 $65,100 $69,900 $74,750 $79,550

Cities In Jackson County

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City Served By
Edna The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edna is the Edna Housing Authority.
La Ward