Affordable Housing In Madison County

Affordable Housing programs support 72 income based apartments in Madison County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 68 affordable apartments in Madison County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Madison County, Texas

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Madison County.

Go to the Texas Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Madison County.

Briarcrest Apartments

208 E Wells St
Madisonville, Texas
Income Based
2 BR
Rent Assisted

Madisonville Manor

1610 E Collard St
Madisonville, Texas

Madison Place

701 N Madison St
Madisonville, Texas

114 Byers St

114 Byers St
Madisonville, Texas
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Affordable Housing In Madison County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Madisonville, TX Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Madisonville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Madison County, Texas

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Brazos Valley Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Texas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Madison County.

Madison County, Texas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Madison County, Texas

Madison County features 72 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 Madison County, Texas

There are 68 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Madison County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Madison County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Madison County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Madison County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Madison County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $796 and $972.

2023 Madison 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
Madison County, Texas Fair Market Rent $666 $769 $884 $1,121 $1,300
Madison County, Texas Payment Standard Range $599 to $733 $692 to $846 $796 to $972 $1,009 to $1,233 $1,170 to $1,430

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Madison County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 140
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 72
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.03%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $39,390 ±$3,449
Median Rent $751 ±$100
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.17% ± 8.01pp
Total Population 13,838

Population and Household Demographics

Madison County is a county in Texas with a population of 13,838. There are 4,121 households in the county with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 33.03% of households in Madison County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Madison County

The median gross income for households in Madison County is $39,390 a year, or $3,283 a month. The median rent for the county is $751 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Madison County, a household making less than $2,503 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Madison County.

Area Median Income In Madison 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 Madison County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,600

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 Madison 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 Madison County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Madison County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,750 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,350
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Madison County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,600 $28,100 $31,600 $35,100 $37,950 $40,750 $43,550 $46,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Madison County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,350 $44,950 $50,550 $56,150 $60,650 $65,150 $69,650 $74,150