Affordable Housing In Mauriceville
Orange County, Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Mauriceville

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mauriceville, Texas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Mauriceville, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Mauriceville, Texas

Mauriceville features 0 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 Mauriceville, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mauriceville, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mauriceville landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Mauriceville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mauriceville, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $771 and $943.

2020 Mauriceville, 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 $623 $688 $857 $1,115 $1,180
Payment Standard Range $561 to $685 $619 to $757 $771 to $943 $1,004 to $1,227 $1,062 to $1,298

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Mauriceville, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 12.2%
Average Renter Household Size 3.19
Average Household Size 2.71
Median Household Income $60,777 ±$11,331
Median Rent $930 ±$71
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.91% ± 46.2pp
Total Population 3,132

Population and Household Demographics

Mauriceville is a City in Orange County, Texas with a population of 3,132. There are 1,156 households in the city with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 12.2% of households in Mauriceville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mauriceville

The median gross income for households in Mauriceville is $60,777 a year, or $5,065 a month. The median rent for the city is $930 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mauriceville, a household making less than $3,100 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Mauriceville.1

Area Median Income In Mauriceville

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 Mauriceville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Orange County.

In Mauriceville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,200

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 Mauriceville

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 Mauriceville HUD Rental Assistance in Mauriceville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,700 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,050
50% of Median $22,850 $26,100 $29,350 $32,600 $35,250 $37,850 $40,450 $43,050
80% of Median $36,550 $41,750 $46,950 $52,150 $56,350 $60,500 $64,700 $68,850