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Affordable Housing In Lake Meredith Estates
Hutchinson County, Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Lake Meredith Estates

Housing Authority Programs
Panhandle Community Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lake Meredith Estates, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Lake Meredith Estates, Texas

Lake Meredith Estates 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 Lake Meredith Estates, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lake Meredith Estates, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lake Meredith Estates, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $696 and $850.

2020 Lake Meredith Estates, 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 $573 $587 $773 $997 $1,273
Payment Standard Range $516 to $630 $528 to $646 $696 to $850 $897 to $1,097 $1,146 to $1,400

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lake Meredith Estates, 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 %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 1.92
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 146

Population and Household Demographics

Lake Meredith Estates is a city in Hutchinson County, Texas with a population of 146. There are 76 households in the city with an average household size of 1.92 persons. % of households in Lake Meredith Estates are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lake Meredith Estates

The median gross income for households in Lake Meredith Estates is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Lake Meredith Estates

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 Lake Meredith Estates, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hutchinson County.

In Lake Meredith Estates, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,700

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 Lake Meredith Estates

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 Lake Meredith Estates

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,800 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,400
50% of Median $23,000 $26,300 $29,600 $32,850 $35,500 $38,150 $40,750 $43,400
80% of Median $36,800 $42,050 $47,300 $52,550 $56,800 $61,000 $65,200 $69,400