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Affordable Housing In Morris County
Texas

Waiting List Openings In Morris County

Multi-County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be accepted from June 1, 2021, until June 30, 2021 at 5:00 pm CT.

How to Apply for the Multi-County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List.

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Morris County

Lone Star Seniors

147 Alamo St
Lone Star, Texas
Subsidized

Country Square

1001 Lakeview Dr
Lone Star, Texas
Subsidized

103 Pecan St

103 Pecan St
Naples, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Morris County

Housing Authority Programs
Ark-Tex Council of Governments Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Morris County, Texas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 139 affordable apartments for rent in Morris County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Morris County, Texas

Morris County features 139 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 Morris County, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Morris County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Morris County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Morris County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Morris County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Morris 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
Morris County, Texas Fair Market Rent $484 $557 $734 $1,050 $1,252
Morris County, Texas Payment Standard Range $436 to $532 $501 to $613 $661 to $807 $945 to $1,155 $1,127 to $1,377

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Morris County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 139
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 139
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.72
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $39,453 ±$3,350
Median Rent $648 ±$69
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.53% ± 8.17pp
Total Population 12,700

Population and Household Demographics

Morris County is a county in Texas with a population of 12,700. There are 4,954 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 27.88% of households in Morris County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Morris County

The median gross income for households in Morris County is $39,453 a year, or $3,288 a month. The median rent for the county is $648 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Morris County, a household making less than $2,160 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Morris County.

Area Median Income In Morris 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 Morris County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,900

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 Morris 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 Morris County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Morris County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Morris County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,350 $24,400 $27,450 $30,450 $32,900 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Morris County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,100 $39,000 $43,850 $48,700 $52,600 $56,500 $60,400 $64,300

Cities In Morris County

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City Served By
Daingerfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Daingerfield is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Lone Star The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lone Star is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Naples The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Naples is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.
Omaha The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Omaha is the Ark-Tex Council of Governments.