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Affordable Housing In Quitman
Wood County, Texas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Quitman

Pine Villas CO Ashcroft Group

704 S McAllister St
Quitman, Texas

Quitman Square

202 Richards St
Quitman, Texas
Subsidized
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Quitman, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 48 affordable apartments for rent in Quitman, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Quitman, Texas

Quitman features 24 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 Quitman, Texas

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Quitman.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Quitman, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Quitman, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $723 and $883.

2021 Quitman, 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 $589 $609 $803 $1,032 $1,195
Payment Standard Range $530 to $648 $548 to $670 $723 to $883 $929 to $1,135 $1,076 to $1,315

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Quitman, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 48
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.36%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $41,944 ±$4,965
Median Rent $691 ±$92
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50% ± 10.39pp
Total Population 2,019

Population and Household Demographics

Quitman is a city in Wood County, Texas with a population of 2,019. There are 782 households in the city with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 38.36% of households in Quitman are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Quitman

The median gross income for households in Quitman is $41,944 a year, or $3,495 a month. The median rent for the city is $691 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Quitman, a household making less than $2,303 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50% of households who rent are overburdened in Quitman.

Area Median Income In Quitman

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 Quitman, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wood County.

In Quitman, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,100

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 Quitman

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 Quitman

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 $34,300 $36,650 $39,050
50% of Median $20,700 $23,650 $26,600 $29,550 $31,950 $34,300 $36,650 $39,050
80% of Median $33,150 $37,850 $42,600 $47,300 $51,100 $54,900 $58,700 $62,450