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Affordable Housing In Malakoff
Henderson County, Texas

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Malakoff

Sunset Place Apartments

100 Sunset St
Malakoff, Texas

329 S Martin Plaza

329 S Martin Plaza
Malakoff, Texas

Wheeler Apartments

400 Sunset St
Malakoff, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Malakoff

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Malakoff Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Malakoff, Texas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 114 affordable apartments for rent in Malakoff, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Malakoff, Texas

Malakoff features 82 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 Malakoff, Texas

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Malakoff.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Malakoff, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Malakoff landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Malakoff.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Malakoff, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $716 and $876.

2020 Malakoff, 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 $590 $611 $796 $1,039 $1,223
Payment Standard Range $531 to $649 $550 to $672 $716 to $876 $935 to $1,143 $1,101 to $1,345

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Malakoff, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 114
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 82
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.39%
Average Renter Household Size 3.02
Average Household Size 3.08
Median Household Income $26,842 ±$7,153
Median Rent $663 ±$61
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.72% ± 15.24pp
Total Population 2,982

Population and Household Demographics

Malakoff is a city in Henderson County, Texas with a population of 2,982. There are 942 households in the city with an average household size of 3.08 persons. 46.39% of households in Malakoff are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Malakoff

The median gross income for households in Malakoff is $26,842 a year, or $2,237 a month. The median rent for the city is $663 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Malakoff, a household making less than $2,210 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.72% of households who rent are overburdened in Malakoff.

Area Median Income In Malakoff

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 Malakoff, the AMI is calculated from all households within Henderson County.

In Malakoff, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,200

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 Malakoff

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 Malakoff

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 $34,350 $36,750 $39,100
50% of Median $20,750 $23,700 $26,650 $29,600 $32,000 $34,350 $36,750 $39,100
80% of Median $33,150 $37,900 $42,650 $47,350 $51,150 $54,950 $58,750 $62,550