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Affordable Housing In Reagan County

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Reagan County

Big Lake Seniors

1304 N Vicky St
Big Lake, Texas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Reagan County, Texas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 20 affordable apartments for rent in Reagan County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Reagan County, Texas

Reagan County features 20 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 Reagan County, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Reagan County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Reagan County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Reagan County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $708 and $866.

2020 Reagan 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 $584 $620 $787 $981 $1,183
Payment Standard Range $526 to $642 $558 to $682 $708 to $866 $883 to $1,079 $1,065 to $1,301

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Reagan County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 20
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 20
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.31%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.93
Median Household Income $52,181 ±$8,132
Median Rent $629 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 16.27% ± 10.78pp
Total Population 3,598

Population and Household Demographics

Reagan County is a county in Texas with a population of 3,598. There are 1,217 households in the county with an average household size of 2.93 persons. 31.31% of households in Reagan County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Reagan County

The median gross income for households in Reagan County is $52,181 a year, or $4,348 a month. The median rent for the county is $629 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Reagan County, a household making less than $2,097 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 16.27% of households who rent are overburdened in Reagan County.

Area Median Income In Reagan 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 Reagan County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,700

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 Reagan 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 Reagan County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,750 $19,150 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,900 $31,900 $35,900 $39,850 $43,050 $46,250 $49,450 $52,650
80% of Median $44,650 $51,000 $57,400 $63,750 $68,850 $73,950 $79,050 $84,150

Cities In Reagan County

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