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Affordable Housing In Mills County

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mills County

Whispering Oaks Apartments

1209 8th St
Goldthwaite, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Mills County

Housing Authority Programs
Central Texas Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mills County, Texas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Mills County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Mills County, Texas

Mills County features 24 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 Mills County, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mills County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mills County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Mills 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
Fair Market Rent $529 $570 $714 $890 $1,074
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $513 to $627 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $967 to $1,181

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Mills County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.45%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $43,920 ±$4,799
Median Rent $520 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.38% ± 12.18pp
Total Population 4,875

Population and Household Demographics

Mills County is a county in Texas with a population of 4,875. There are 1,848 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 18.45% of households in Mills County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mills County

The median gross income for households in Mills County is $43,920 a year, or $3,660 a month. The median rent for the county is $520 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mills County, a household making less than $1,733 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Mills County.

Area Median Income In Mills 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 Mills County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,500

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 Mills 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 Mills County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,150 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $38,750 $41,250
50% of Median $21,900 $25,000 $28,150 $31,250 $33,750 $36,250 $38,750 $41,250
80% of Median $35,000 $40,000 $45,000 $50,000 $54,000 $58,000 $62,000 $66,000

Cities In Mills County

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City Served By
Goldthwaite The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Goldthwaite is the Housing Authority of Goldthwaite.