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Affordable Housing In New Summerfield
Cherokee County, Texas

Housing Authorities that serve New Summerfield

Housing Authority Programs
Jacksonville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Rusk Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Housing Authority of Alto Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in New Summerfield, Texas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in New Summerfield, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in New Summerfield, Texas

New Summerfield 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 New Summerfield, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in New Summerfield, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in New Summerfield, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $646 and $790.

2020 New Summerfield, 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 $532 $545 $718 $966 $973
Payment Standard Range $479 to $585 $491 to $600 $646 to $790 $869 to $1,063 $876 to $1,070

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

New Summerfield, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.13%
Average Renter Household Size 3.70
Average Household Size 3.76
Median Household Income $41,442 ±$15,647
Median Rent $525 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.68% ± 23.26pp
Total Population 1,351

Population and Household Demographics

New Summerfield is a city in Cherokee County, Texas with a population of 1,351. There are 359 households in the city with an average household size of 3.76 persons. 28.13% of households in New Summerfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in New Summerfield

The median gross income for households in New Summerfield is $41,442 a year, or $3,454 a month. The median rent for the city is $525 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In New Summerfield, a household making less than $1,750 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.68% of households who rent are overburdened in New Summerfield.

Area Median Income In New Summerfield

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 New Summerfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cherokee County.

In New Summerfield, 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 New Summerfield

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 New Summerfield

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
50% of Median $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,450 $31,850 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
80% of Median $33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200