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Affordable Housing In Lubbock County

29 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lubbock County

Silver Village

5401 54th St
Lubbock, Texas
Income Based
1-2 BR

Parkview Place

6402 Hartford Ave
Lubbock, Texas
Income Based
1 BR

Reserves at South Plains

2011 98th Street
Lubbock, Texas
Income Based
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Emory Senior Living Apartments

500 N Martin Luther King Blvd
Lubbock, Texas
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Cameron Court Apartments

1001 North Indiana Avenue
Lubbock, Texas
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Providence

5814 98th Street
Lubbock, Texas
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Cricket Court Apartments

1102 58th St
Lubbock, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Stonebridge at Ironton

7010 Ironton Ave
Lubbock, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Vineyards at Monterey

9410 Milwaukee Avenue
Lubbock, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Reserves at Preston Trails

7102 Alcove Ave
Wolfforth, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lubbock County, Texas

There are 29 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,013 affordable apartments for rent in Lubbock County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Lubbock County, Texas

Lubbock County features 1,377 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 Lubbock County, Texas

There are 1,636 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lubbock County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lubbock County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lubbock County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $772 and $944.

2020 Lubbock 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 $613 $708 $858 $1,238 $1,506
Payment Standard Range $552 to $674 $637 to $779 $772 to $944 $1,114 to $1,362 $1,355 to $1,657

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lubbock County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 29
Total Low Income Apartments 3,013
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,377
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.12%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $46,075 ±$738
Median Rent $811 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.73% ± 2.11pp
Total Population 290,782

Population and Household Demographics

Lubbock County is a county in Texas with a population of 290,782. There are 107,540 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 43.12% of households in Lubbock County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lubbock County

The median gross income for households in Lubbock County is $46,075 a year, or $3,840 a month. The median rent for the county is $811 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lubbock County, a household making less than $2,703 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Lubbock County.

Area Median Income In Lubbock 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 Lubbock County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,200

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 Lubbock 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 Lubbock County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,150 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,500 $26,850 $30,200 $33,550 $36,250 $38,950 $41,650 $44,300
80% of Median $37,600 $43,000 $48,350 $53,700 $58,000 $62,300 $66,600 $70,900

Cities In Lubbock County

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City Served By
Buffalo Springs
Lubbock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lubbock is the Housing Authority of Lubbock.
New Deal
Ransom Canyon
Slaton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Slaton is the Housing Authority of Slaton.