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Affordable Housing In Reeves County

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Reeves County

Mission Village of Pecos

1604 Washington St
Pecos, Texas
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Country Club Apartments

2700 Country Club Dr
Pecos, Texas

Country Club Apartments

Country Club Dr
Pecos, Texas

1101 Orange St

1101 Orange St
Pecos, Texas
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Reeves County, Texas

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 218 affordable apartments for rent in Reeves County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Reeves County, Texas

Reeves County features 130 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 Reeves County, Texas

There are 88 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Reeves County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Reeves County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Reeves County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $670 and $818.

2020 Reeves 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 $552 $654 $744 $1,043 $1,119
Payment Standard Range $497 to $607 $589 to $719 $670 to $818 $939 to $1,147 $1,007 to $1,231

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Reeves County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 218
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 130
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.92
Average Household Size 3.06
Median Household Income $43,540 ±$4,236
Median Rent $708 ±$70
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 24.34% ± 7.24pp
Total Population 14,179

Population and Household Demographics

Reeves County is a county in Texas with a population of 14,179. There are 3,716 households in the county with an average household size of 3.06 persons. 25.65% of households in Reeves County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Reeves County

The median gross income for households in Reeves County is $43,540 a year, or $3,628 a month. The median rent for the county is $708 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Reeves County, a household making less than $2,360 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 24.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Reeves County.

Area Median Income In Reeves 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 Reeves County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,300

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 Reeves 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 Reeves County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,300 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,250 $41,800
50% of Median $22,200 $25,350 $28,500 $31,650 $34,200 $36,750 $39,250 $41,800
80% of Median $35,500 $40,550 $45,600 $50,650 $54,750 $58,800 $62,850 $66,900

Cities In Reeves County

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City Served By
Pecos The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pecos is the Housing Authority of Pecos.