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Affordable Housing In Nacogdoches
Nacogdoches County, Texas

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Nacogdoches


804 Jordan St
Nacogdoches, Texas

Cypress Ridge Apartments

2701 Logan Cir
Nacogdoches, Texas

Park Estates

715 Summit St
Nacogdoches, Texas

M536264, 5317 Northway Drive

5317 Northway Dr
Nacogdoches, Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Nacogdoches

Housing Authority Programs
Nacogdoches Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Nacogdoches, Texas

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 962 affordable apartments for rent in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Nacogdoches, Texas

Nacogdoches features 380 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 Nacogdoches, Texas

There are 582 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Nacogdoches.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nacogdoches, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Nacogdoches, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $735 and $899.

2020 Nacogdoches, 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 $540 $670 $817 $1,071 $1,243
Payment Standard Range $486 to $594 $603 to $737 $735 to $899 $964 to $1,178 $1,119 to $1,367

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Nacogdoches, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 962
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 380
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 62.62%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $32,357 ±$2,719
Median Rent $740 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.6% ± 5.95pp
Total Population 33,774

Population and Household Demographics

Nacogdoches is a city in Nacogdoches County, Texas with a population of 33,774. There are 12,135 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 62.62% of households in Nacogdoches are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Nacogdoches

The median gross income for households in Nacogdoches is $32,357 a year, or $2,696 a month. The median rent for the city is $740 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Nacogdoches, a household making less than $2,467 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.6% of households who rent are overburdened in Nacogdoches.

Area Median Income In Nacogdoches

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 Nacogdoches, the AMI is calculated from all households within Nacogdoches County.

In Nacogdoches, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,100

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 Nacogdoches

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 Nacogdoches

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,300 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,250 $41,800
50% of Median $22,200 $25,350 $28,500 $31,650 $34,200 $36,750 $39,250 $41,800
80% of Median $35,500 $40,550 $45,600 $50,650 $54,750 $58,800 $62,850 $66,900