Affordable Housing In Kaufman County
Texas

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kaufman County

Bluff View Senior Village

1135 FM 741
Crandall, Texas
1 BR

Kaufman Retirement Village

1100 Janet Circle
Kaufman, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+
Subsidized

Meadowview Townhomes

151 Meadowview Ct
Terrell, Texas
Accessible

Village of Kaufman

421 E 7th St
Kaufman, Texas
Subsidized

Terrell Senior Terraces

260 British Flying School Blvd
Terrell, Texas
55+

Willow Bend Apartments

101 Hampton Ct
Kaufman, Texas

Eastgate Village Apartments Ashcroft Group, Llc

615 Cedar St
Forney, Texas
Subsidized

Heather Lane Apartments

100 Heather Lane Cir
Terrell, Texas

400 N Main St

400 N Main St
Kemp, Texas

Lavillita Apartments

630 Cedar St
Forney, Texas
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Kaufman County

Housing Authority Programs
Dallas Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kaufman County, Texas

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,067 affordable apartments for rent in Kaufman County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Kaufman County, Texas

Kaufman County features 316 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 Kaufman County, Texas

There are 751 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kaufman County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kaufman County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Kaufman County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Kaufman County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kaufman County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,217 and $1,487.

2021 Kaufman 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
Kaufman County, Texas Fair Market Rent $1,029 $1,134 $1,352 $1,746 $2,309
Kaufman County, Texas Payment Standard Range $926 to $1,132 $1,021 to $1,247 $1,217 to $1,487 $1,571 to $1,921 $2,078 to $2,540

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kaufman County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 1,067
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 316
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.94
Average Household Size 3.05
Median Household Income $60,391 ±$2,724
Median Rent $902 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.38% ± 4.13pp
Total Population 109,289

Population and Household Demographics

Kaufman County is a county in Texas with a population of 109,289. There are 35,418 households in the county with an average household size of 3.05 persons. 22.6% of households in Kaufman County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kaufman County

The median gross income for households in Kaufman County is $60,391 a year, or $5,033 a month. The median rent for the county is $902 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kaufman County, a household making less than $3,007 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Kaufman County.

Area Median Income In Kaufman 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 Kaufman County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,000

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 Kaufman 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 Kaufman County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kaufman County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,700 $21,400 $24,050 $26,700 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kaufman County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,150 $35,600 $40,050 $44,500 $48,100 $51,650 $55,200 $58,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kaufman County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,850 $57,000 $64,100 $71,200 $76,900 $82,600 $88,300 $94,000

Cities In Kaufman County

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City Served By
Cottonwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cottonwood is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Crandall The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crandall is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Elmo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elmo is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Forney The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forney is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Grays Prairie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grays Prairie is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Heath The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Heath is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Kaufman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kaufman is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Kemp The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kemp is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Oak Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Grove is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Oak Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Ridge is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Post Oak Bend City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Post Oak Bend City is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Rosser The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rosser is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Scurry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scurry is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Talty The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Talty is the Dallas Housing Authority.
Terrell The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Terrell are the Terrell Housing Department and Dallas Housing Authority.
Travis Ranch The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Travis Ranch is the Dallas Housing Authority.