Affordable Housing In Kirbyville
Jasper County, Texas

Affordable Housing programs support 120 income based apartments in Kirbyville where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Kirbyville that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Kirbyville, Texas

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Kirbyville. Go to the Texas Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Kirbyville.

Kirbyville Pine Shadows Apartments, Ltd.

1001 Charlsie Ave
Kirbyville, Texas
1 BR
Rent Assisted

224 W Levert St

224 W Levert St
Kirbyville, Texas
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Affordable Housing Near Kirbyville

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Buna, TX Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Buna.
Affordable Housing In Jasper, TX Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Jasper.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Kirbyville, Texas

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Kirbyville Public Housing
Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency
Go to the Texas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Kirbyville.

Kirbyville, Texas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Kirbyville, Texas

Kirbyville features 120 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 Kirbyville, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kirbyville, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Kirbyville landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Kirbyville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kirbyville, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $822 and $1,004.

2023 Kirbyville, 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
Kirbyville, Texas Fair Market Rent $688 $701 $913 $1,222 $1,226
Kirbyville, Texas Payment Standard Range $619 to $757 $631 to $771 $822 to $1,004 $1,100 to $1,344 $1,103 to $1,349

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kirbyville, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 120
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 120
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 51%
Average Renter Household Size 2.70
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $22,639 ±$6,498
Median Rent $550 ±$172
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.39% ± 15pp
Total Population 2,409

Population and Household Demographics

Kirbyville is a city in Jasper County, Texas with a population of 2,409. There are 896 households in the city with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 51% of households in Kirbyville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kirbyville

The median gross income for households in Kirbyville is $22,639 a year, or $1,887 a month. The median rent for the city is $550 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kirbyville, a household making less than $1,833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.39% of households who rent are overburdened in Kirbyville.

Area Median Income In Kirbyville

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Kirbyville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Jasper County.

In Kirbyville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,600

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 Kirbyville

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 Kirbyville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kirbyville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,500 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $45,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kirbyville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,100 $27,550 $31,000 $34,400 $37,200 $39,950 $42,700 $45,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kirbyville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,550 $44,050 $49,550 $55,050 $59,500 $63,900 $68,300 $72,700