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Affordable Housing In Jeff Davis County

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jeff Davis County, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Jeff Davis County, Texas

Jeff Davis 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 Jeff Davis County, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jeff Davis County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jeff Davis County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $863 and $1,055.

2020 Jeff Davis 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 $720 $763 $959 $1,273 $1,347
Payment Standard Range $648 to $792 $687 to $839 $863 to $1,055 $1,146 to $1,400 $1,212 to $1,482

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Jeff Davis 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 24.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.12
Median Household Income $50,165 ±$6,378
Median Rent $830 ±$307
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 3.98% ± 8.31pp
Total Population 2,232

Population and Household Demographics

Jeff Davis County is a county in Texas with a population of 2,232. There are 1,023 households in the county with an average household size of 2.12 persons. 24.54% of households in Jeff Davis County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jeff Davis County

The median gross income for households in Jeff Davis County is $50,165 a year, or $4,180 a month. The median rent for the county is $830 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jeff Davis County, a household making less than $2,767 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 3.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Jeff Davis County.

Area Median Income In Jeff Davis 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 Jeff Davis County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,700

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 Jeff Davis 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 Jeff Davis County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,650 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,400 $27,900 $31,400 $34,850 $37,650 $40,450 $43,250 $46,050
80% of Median $39,050 $44,600 $50,200 $55,750 $60,250 $64,700 $69,150 $73,600