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Affordable Housing In Kurten
Brazos County, Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Kurten

Housing Authority Programs
Brazos Valley Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kurten, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Kurten, Texas

Kurten 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 Kurten, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kurten, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kurten, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $844 and $1,032.

2020 Kurten, 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 $682 $791 $938 $1,353 $1,647
Payment Standard Range $614 to $750 $712 to $870 $844 to $1,032 $1,218 to $1,488 $1,482 to $1,812

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kurten, 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 13.33%
Average Renter Household Size 3.81
Average Household Size 2.84
Median Household Income $62,917 ±$17,184
Median Rent $875 ±$291
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 62.5% ± 32.33pp
Total Population 341

Population and Household Demographics

Kurten is a City in Brazos County, Texas with a population of 341. There are 120 households in the city with an average household size of 2.84 persons. 13.33% of households in Kurten are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kurten

The median gross income for households in Kurten is $62,917 a year, or $5,243 a month. The median rent for the city is $875 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kurten, a household making less than $2,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 62.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Kurten.1

Area Median Income In Kurten

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 Kurten, the AMI is calculated from all households within Brazos County.

In Kurten, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,500

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 Kurten

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 Kurten

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,400 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,000 $27,400 $30,850 $34,250 $37,000 $39,750 $42,500 $45,250
80% of Median $38,400 $43,850 $49,350 $54,800 $59,200 $63,600 $68,000 $72,350