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Affordable Housing In Mclean
Gray County, Texas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mclean

Ha of Mclean

904 W 5th St
Mclean, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Mclean

Housing Authority Programs
Panhandle Community Services Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mclean, Texas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 8 affordable apartments for rent in Mclean, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Mclean, Texas

Mclean features 8 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 Mclean, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mclean, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mclean, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $699 and $855.

2020 Mclean, 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 $576 $590 $777 $1,033 $1,168
Payment Standard Range $518 to $634 $531 to $649 $699 to $855 $930 to $1,136 $1,051 to $1,285

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Mclean, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 8
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 8
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.76%
Average Renter Household Size 2.84
Average Household Size 2.86
Median Household Income $38,456 ±$13,059
Median Rent $514 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.27% ± 31.63pp
Total Population 942

Population and Household Demographics

Mclean is a city in Gray County, Texas with a population of 942. There are 317 households in the city with an average household size of 2.86 persons. 27.76% of households in Mclean are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mclean

The median gross income for households in Mclean is $38,456 a year, or $3,205 a month. The median rent for the city is $514 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mclean, a household making less than $1,713 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.27% of households who rent are overburdened in Mclean.

Area Median Income In Mclean

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 Mclean, the AMI is calculated from all households within Gray County.

In Mclean, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,900

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 Mclean

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 Mclean

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,450 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,200
50% of Median $22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,100 $39,650 $42,200
80% of Median $35,800 $40,900 $46,000 $51,100 $55,200 $59,300 $63,400 $67,500