Affordable Housing In Mitchell County
Texas

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mitchell County

Taylor - Witta Senior Complex.

125 S Main St
Loraine, TX
Subsidized

Texas

1105 Nicholosa St
Colorado City, TX
HCV Welcome

Colorado City Apartments, II, Ltd

2330 N State Highway 208
Colorado City, TX
HCV Welcome

Colorado City Seniors

1324 E 10th St
Colorado City, TX
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Mitchell County

Housing Authority Programs
Abilene Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Section 8 HCV Money Follows the Person (MFP); Public Housing Money Follows the Person (MFP)

Other Housing Authorities located in Mitchell County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Colorado City Public Housing
Housing Authority of Loraine Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mitchell County, Texas

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 77 affordable apartments for rent in Mitchell County, Texas. Mitchell County features 40 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 37 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mitchell County.

Mitchell County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 77
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.75%
Average Renter Household Size 2.60
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $49,870 ±$2,833
Median Rent $603 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 24.05% ± 11.45pp
Total Population 9,169

Population and Household Demographics

Mitchell County is a County in Texas with a population of 9,169. There are 2,753 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 29.75% of households in Mitchell County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mitchell County

The median gross income for households in Mitchell County is $49,870 a year, or $4,156 a month. The median rent for the county is $603 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mitchell County, a household making less than $2,010 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 24.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Mitchell County.1

Area Median Income In Mitchell 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 Mitchell County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,400

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 Mitchell 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 Mitchell County HUD Rental Assistance in Mitchell County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,950 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,250 $26,600 $29,900 $33,200 $35,900 $38,550 $41,200 $43,850
80% of Median $37,200 $42,500 $47,800 $53,100 $57,350 $61,600 $65,850 $70,100
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Mitchell County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1991 to 2000, 2 low income apartment communities containing 56 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Mitchell County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Mitchell County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $23,250 $26,600 $29,900 $33,200 $35,900 $38,550 $41,200 $43,850
60% of Median $27,900 $31,920 $35,880 $39,840 $43,080 $46,260 $49,440 $52,620

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Mitchell County is $35,880 a year, or $2,990 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,990 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $897 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $581 $623 $748 $864 $964 $1,063
60% $698 $748 $897 $1,037 $1,157 $1,276
Fair Market Rents in Mitchell County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$529 $542 $714 $910 $1,110

Cities In Mitchell County

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City Listings Served By
Colorado City 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Colorado City are the Housing Authority of Colorado City and Abilene Housing Authority.
Loraine 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Loraine are the Housing Authority of Loraine and Abilene Housing Authority.
Lake Colorado City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Colorado City is the Abilene Housing Authority.
Westbrook 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westbrook is the Abilene Housing Authority.