Low Income Apartments In Polk County
Low Income Apartments In Polk County
There are 4 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 294 affordable apartments for rent in Polk County, Texas. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 294 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 0 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Polk County. There are 0 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.
Housing Authorities that serve Polk County
|Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-sufficiency|
Other Housing Authorities located in Polk County
|Housing Authority of Corrigan||Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of Livingston||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Polk County, Texas
Polk County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||4|
|Total Low Income Apartments||294|
|Total Rent Assisted Apartments||294|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||21.29%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.46|
|Average Household Size||2.40|
|Median Household Income||$39,662 ±$2,034|
|Median Rent||$644 ±$31|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||36.78% ± 5.77pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Polk County is a County in Texas with a population of 46,113. There are 17,480 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 21.29% of households in Polk County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Polk County
The median gross income for households in Polk County is $39,662 a year, or $3,305 a month. The median rent for the county is $644 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Polk County, a household making less than $2,147 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.78% of households who rent are overburdened in Polk County.1
Fair Market Rents in Polk 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|
Cities In Polk County
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|Corrigan||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Corrigan are the Housing Authority of Corrigan and Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.|
|Livingston||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Livingston are the Housing Authority of Livingston and Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.|
|Cedar Point||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedar Point is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.|
|Goodrich||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Goodrich is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.|
|Indian Springs||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Indian Springs is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.|
|Onalaska||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Onalaska is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.|
|Pleasant Hill||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasant Hill is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.|
|Seven Oaks||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seven Oaks is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.|
|West Livingston||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Livingston is the Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority.|