Affordable Housing In Milam County
10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Milam County
Housing Authorities that serve Milam County
|Central Texas Council of Governments||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Milam County, Texas
There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 470 affordable apartments for rent in Milam County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Milam County, Texas
Milam County features 354 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 Milam County, Texas
There are 116 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Milam County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Milam County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Milam County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Milam County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Milam County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.
2021 Milam 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|
|Milam County, Texas Fair Market Rent||$538||$599||$734||$1,050||$1,271|
|Milam County, Texas Payment Standard Range||$484 to $592||$539 to $659||$661 to $807||$945 to $1,155||$1,144 to $1,398|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Milam County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||10|
|Total Low Income Apartments||470|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||354|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||34.19%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.40|
|Average Household Size||2.56|
|Median Household Income||$38,929 ±$3,148|
|Median Rent||$652 ±$69|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||38.31% ± 8.81pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Milam County is a county in Texas with a population of 24,344. There are 9,346 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 34.19% of households in Milam County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Milam County
The median gross income for households in Milam County is $38,929 a year, or $3,244 a month. The median rent for the county is $652 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Milam County, a household making less than $2,173 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Milam County.
Area Median Income In Milam 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 Milam County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,400
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 Milam 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 Milam County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Milam County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Milam County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Milam County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Milam County
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|Buckholts||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buckholts is the Central Texas Council of Governments.|
|Cameron||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cameron are the Housing Authority of Cameron and Central Texas Council of Governments.|
|Milano||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milano is the Central Texas Council of Governments.|
|Rockdale||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rockdale are the Housing Authority of Rockdale and Central Texas Council of Governments.|
|Thorndale||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thorndale is the Central Texas Council of Governments.|