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Affordable Housing In Little Elm
Denton County, Texas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Little Elm

Lakeview Court Apartments

204 Main St
Little Elm, Texas
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Little Elm

Housing Authority Programs
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Dallas Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Little Elm, Texas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 48 affordable apartments for rent in Little Elm, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Little Elm, Texas

Little Elm features 48 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 Little Elm, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Little Elm, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Little Elm landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Little Elm.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Little Elm, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,183 and $1,445.

2020 Little Elm, 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 $957 $1,093 $1,314 $1,727 $2,262
Payment Standard Range $861 to $1,053 $984 to $1,202 $1,183 to $1,445 $1,554 to $1,900 $2,036 to $2,488

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Little Elm, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 48
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.97%
Average Renter Household Size 3.06
Average Household Size 3.18
Median Household Income $82,563 ±$6,714
Median Rent $1,340 ±$88
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.51% ± 9.54pp
Total Population 32,581

Population and Household Demographics

Little Elm is a city in Denton County, Texas with a population of 32,581. There are 10,239 households in the city with an average household size of 3.18 persons. 21.97% of households in Little Elm are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Little Elm

The median gross income for households in Little Elm is $82,563 a year, or $6,880 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,340 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Little Elm, a household making less than $4,467 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.51% of households who rent are overburdened in Little Elm.

Area Median Income In Little Elm

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 Little Elm, the AMI is calculated from all households within Denton County.

In Little Elm, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,200

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 Little Elm

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 Little Elm

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,100 $20,700 $23,300 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,200 $34,500 $38,800 $43,100 $46,550 $50,000 $53,450 $56,900
80% of Median $48,300 $55,200 $62,100 $68,950 $74,500 $80,000 $85,500 $91,050