Affordable Housing In Madisonville
Madison County, Texas

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Madisonville

Briarcrest Apartments

208 E Wells St
Madisonville, Texas
Income Based
2 BR

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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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Madisonville, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Madisonville, Texas

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Madisonville Public Housing
Brazos Valley Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Madisonville, Texas

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 140 affordable apartments for rent in Madisonville, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Madisonville, Texas

Madisonville 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 Madisonville, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Madisonville, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Madisonville, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $788 and $964.

2022 Madisonville, 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
Madisonville, Texas Fair Market Rent $648 $732 $876 $1,083 $1,279
Madisonville, Texas Payment Standard Range $583 to $713 $659 to $805 $788 to $964 $975 to $1,191 $1,151 to $1,407

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Madisonville, 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 47.37%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.27
Median Household Income $31,745 ±$7,390
Median Rent $762 ±$86
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.82% ± 11.91pp
Total Population 4,518

Population and Household Demographics

Madisonville is a city in Madison County, Texas with a population of 4,518. There are 1,919 households in the city with an average household size of 2.27 persons. 47.37% of households in Madisonville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Madisonville

The median gross income for households in Madisonville is $31,745 a year, or $2,645 a month. The median rent for the city is $762 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Madisonville, a household making less than $2,540 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Madisonville.

Area Median Income In Madisonville

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 Madisonville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Madison County.

In Madisonville, 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 Madisonville

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 Madisonville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Madisonville 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 Madisonville 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 Madisonville 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