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Affordable Housing In Limestone County

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Limestone County

100 Live Oak Cir

100 Live Oak Cir
Mexia, Texas

Hillside Apartments

1125 N Ross Ave
Mexia, Texas

Mexia Manor

920 E Sumpter St
Mexia, Texas

100 N 5th St

100 N 5th St
Coolidge, Texas

Mexia Gardens

600 N Bailey St
Mexia, Texas

Longbridge Apartments

921 N Tyus St
Groesbeck, Texas

Courtyard Apartments

812 E Palestine St
Mexia, Texas

Parkside Place Apartments

603 Parkside Dr
Groesbeck, Texas

702 W Sabine St

702 W Sabine St
Groesbeck, Texas

Coolidge Apartments

FM 73
Coolidge, Texas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Limestone County, Texas

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 633 affordable apartments for rent in Limestone County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Limestone County, Texas

Limestone County features 517 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 Limestone County, Texas

There are 116 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Limestone County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Limestone County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Limestone County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Limestone County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Limestone County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $674 and $824.

2020 Limestone 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 $488 $578 $749 $933 $1,015
Payment Standard Range $439 to $537 $520 to $636 $674 to $824 $840 to $1,026 $914 to $1,117

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Limestone County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 633
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 517
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.90
Average Household Size 2.77
Median Household Income $37,554 ±$2,526
Median Rent $674 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.7% ± 7.16pp
Total Population 23,454

Population and Household Demographics

Limestone County is a county in Texas with a population of 23,454. There are 8,084 households in the county with an average household size of 2.77 persons. 25.54% of households in Limestone County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Limestone County

The median gross income for households in Limestone County is $37,554 a year, or $3,130 a month. The median rent for the county is $674 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Limestone County, a household making less than $2,247 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Limestone County.

Area Median Income In Limestone 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 Limestone County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,100

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 Limestone 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 Limestone County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
50% of Median $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,450 $31,850 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
80% of Median $33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200

Cities In Limestone County

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City Served By
Coolidge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coolidge is the Housing Authority of Coolidge.
Groesbeck The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Groesbeck is the Housing Authority of Groesbeck.
Mexia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mexia is the Mexia Housing Authority.