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Affordable Housing In Nolan County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Nolan County

Sun Village I ( One )

1217 Coral Dr
Sweetwater, Texas

Northwest Apartments

408 Robert Lee St
Sweetwater, Texas

Mustang Heights Apartments

815 E Arizona Ave
Sweetwater, Texas


1200 Town Creek Dr
Sweetwater, Texas

Apache Bend

515 Newman St.
Sweetwater, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Nolan County

Housing Authority Programs
Abilene Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Section 8 HCV Money Follows the Person (MFP); Public Housing Money Follows the Person (MFP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Nolan County, Texas

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 424 affordable apartments for rent in Nolan County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Nolan County, Texas

Nolan County features 338 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 Nolan County, Texas

There are 86 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Nolan County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nolan County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Nolan County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Nolan County, 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 $529 $542 $714 $937 $1,254
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $843 to $1,031 $1,129 to $1,379

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Nolan County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 424
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 338
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $37,102 ±$2,028
Median Rent $579 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.28% ± 6.87pp
Total Population 15,061

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.

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 $60,400

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 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 $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,050 $37,450 $39,900
50% of Median $21,150 $24,200 $27,200 $30,200 $32,650 $35,050 $37,450 $39,900
80% of Median $33,850 $38,650 $43,500 $48,300 $52,200 $56,050 $59,900 $63,800

Cities In Nolan County

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City Served By
Roscoe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roscoe is the Abilene Housing Authority.
Sweetwater The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sweetwater are the Housing Authority of Sweetwater and Abilene Housing Authority.