Affordable Housing In Nash
Bowie County, Texas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Nash

Nash Senior Village

1420 E New Boston Rd
Nash, Texas
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Abbington Glen

245 E New Boston Rd
Nash, Texas
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Nash

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Nash, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 172 affordable apartments for rent in Nash, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Nash, Texas

Nash features 0 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 Nash, Texas

There are 172 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Nash.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nash, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Nash, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $713 and $871.

2020 Nash, 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 $611 $624 $792 $996 $1,286
Payment Standard Range $550 to $672 $562 to $686 $713 to $871 $896 to $1,096 $1,157 to $1,415

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Nash, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 172
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.87
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $40,588 ±$5,763
Median Rent $848 ±$66
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.5% ± 18.24pp
Total Population 3,083

Population and Household Demographics

Nash is a City in Bowie County, Texas with a population of 3,083. There are 1,233 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 49.88% of households in Nash are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Nash

The median gross income for households in Nash is $40,588 a year, or $3,382 a month. The median rent for the city is $848 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Nash, a household making less than $2,827 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Nash.1

Area Median Income In Nash

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 Nash, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bowie County.

In Nash, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,600

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 Nash

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 Nash

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
80% of Median $32,900 $37,600 $42,300 $46,950 $50,750 $54,500 $58,250 $62,000