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Affordable Housing In Jim Hogg County

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jim Hogg County

Jh ( Jim ) Gonzales Homes

508 N Dagmar Ave
Hebbronville, Texas

Hebbronville Apartments

800 N Sigrid Ave
Hebbronville, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Jim Hogg County

Housing Authority Programs
Jim Hogg County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jim Hogg County, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 50 affordable apartments for rent in Jim Hogg County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Jim Hogg County, Texas

Jim Hogg County features 50 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 Jim Hogg County, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jim Hogg County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jim Hogg County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Jim Hogg County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jim Hogg County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Jim Hogg 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 $529 $570 $714 $1,030 $1,074
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $513 to $627 $643 to $785 $927 to $1,133 $967 to $1,181

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Jim Hogg County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 50
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 50
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.86%
Average Renter Household Size 3.37
Average Household Size 3.09
Median Household Income $35,521 ±$5,606
Median Rent $490 ±$82
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.59% ± 15.84pp
Total Population 5,239

Population and Household Demographics

Jim Hogg County is a county in Texas with a population of 5,239. There are 1,688 households in the county with an average household size of 3.09 persons. 21.86% of households in Jim Hogg County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jim Hogg County

The median gross income for households in Jim Hogg County is $35,521 a year, or $2,960 a month. The median rent for the county is $490 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jim Hogg County, a household making less than $1,633 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.59% of households who rent are overburdened in Jim Hogg County.

Area Median Income In Jim Hogg 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 Jim Hogg County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $44,800

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 Jim Hogg 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 Jim Hogg County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
50% of Median $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,450 $31,850 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
80% of Median $33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200

Cities In Jim Hogg County

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City Served By
Hebbronville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hebbronville is the Jim Hogg County Housing Authority.
Las Lomitas
South Fork Estates