Low Income Apartments In Nolan County
Texas

Low Income Apartments In Nolan County

Sun Village I ( One )

1217 Coral Dr
Sweetwater, TX
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Northwest Apartments

408 Robert Lee St
Sweetwater, TX

Mustang Heights Apartments

815 E Arizona Ave
Sweetwater, TX
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1200 Town Creek Dr
Sweetwater, TX
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There are 4 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 368 affordable apartments for rent in Nolan County, Texas. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 282 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 100 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Nolan County. There are 86 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Other Housing Authorities located in Nolan County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Sweetwater Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Nolan County, Texas

Nolan County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 368
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 282
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Total Population 15,061
Housing Units 5,599
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $37,102 ±$2,028
Median Rent $579 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.28% ± 6.87pp

Population and Household Demographics

Nolan County is a County in Texas with a population of 15,061. There are 5,599 households in the county with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 32.72% of households in Nolan County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Nolan County

The median gross income for households in Nolan County is $37,102 a year, or $3,092 a month. The median rent for the county is $579 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Nolan County, a household making less than $1,930 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Nolan County.1

Area Median Income In Nolan 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 Nolan County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,000

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 Nolan 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 Nolan County HUD Rental Assistance in Nolan County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,140 $16,460 $20,780 $25,100 $29,420 $32,800 $35,050 $37,300
50% of Median $19,800 $22,600 $25,450 $28,250 $30,550 $32,800 $35,050 $37,300
80% of Median $31,650 $36,200 $40,700 $45,200 $48,850 $52,450 $56,050 $59,700

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Nolan County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $23,760 $27,120 $30,540 $33,900 $36,660 $39,360 $42,060 $44,760

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Nolan County is $30,540 a year, or $2,545 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,545 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $764 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $495 $530 $636 $735 $820 $904
60% $594 $636 $764 $882 $984 $1,085
Fair Market Rents in Nolan County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$526 $529 $700 $887 $1,230

Cities In Nolan County

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City Listings Served By
Sweetwater 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sweetwater is the Housing Authority of Sweetwater.
Roscoe 0