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Affordable Housing In Jones County
Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Jones County

Housing Authority Programs
Abilene Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Section 8 HCV Money Follows the Person (MFP); Public Housing Money Follows the Person (MFP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jones County, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Jones County, Texas

Jones 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 Jones County, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jones County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jones County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $777 and $949.

2020 Jones 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 $631 $655 $863 $1,134 $1,464
Payment Standard Range $568 to $694 $590 to $721 $777 to $949 $1,021 to $1,247 $1,318 to $1,610

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jones 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 23.85%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Average Household Size 2.26
Median Household Income $43,897 ±$5,136
Median Rent $659 ±$198
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.07% ± 7.36pp
Total Population 19,978

Population and Household Demographics

Jones County is a county in Texas with a population of 19,978. There are 5,489 households in the county with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 23.85% of households in Jones County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jones County

The median gross income for households in Jones County is $43,897 a year, or $3,658 a month. The median rent for the county is $659 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jones County, a household making less than $2,197 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Jones County.

Area Median Income In Jones 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 Jones County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,800

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 Jones 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 Jones County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,650 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,800
50% of Median $22,700 $25,950 $29,200 $32,400 $35,000 $37,600 $40,200 $42,800
80% of Median $36,300 $41,500 $46,700 $51,850 $56,000 $60,150 $64,300 $68,450

Cities In Jones County

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City Served By
Anson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anson is the Abilene Housing Authority.
Hawley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hawley is the Abilene Housing Authority.
Lueders The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lueders is the Abilene Housing Authority.