Affordable Housing In Newton County
1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Newton County
Housing Authorities that serve Newton County
|Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency|
Other Housing Authorities located in Newton County
|Housing Authority of Newton||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Newton County, Texas
There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 63 affordable apartments for rent in Newton County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Newton County, Texas
Newton County features 63 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 Newton County, Texas
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Newton County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Newton County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Newton County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Newton County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Newton County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||1|
|Total Low Income Apartments||63|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||63|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||23.44%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.48|
|Average Household Size||2.88|
|Median Household Income||$38,144 ±$4,657|
|Median Rent||$703 ±$134|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||16.98% ± 8.39pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Newton County is a County in Texas with a population of 14,231. There are 4,825 households in the county with an average household size of 2.88 persons. 23.44% of households in Newton County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Newton County
The median gross income for households in Newton County is $38,144 a year, or $3,179 a month. The median rent for the county is $703 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Newton County, a household making less than $2,343 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 16.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Newton County.1
Area Median Income In Newton 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 Newton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,900
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 Newton 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 Newton County
|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|
Cities In Newton County
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|Newton||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Newton are the Housing Authority of Newton and Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.|
|Deweyville||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deweyville is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.|
|South Toledo Bend||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Toledo Bend is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.|