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Affordable Housing In Reno
Parker County, Texas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Reno

Regency Apartments

7080 Lamar Rd
Reno, Texas
Accepts Vouchers

Reno Plaza Apartments

7075 Lamar Rd
Reno, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Reno

Housing Authority Programs
Weatherford Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Reno, Texas

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

Income Based Apartments in Reno, Texas

Reno 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 Reno, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Reno, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Reno, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,049 and $1,282.

2020 Reno, 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 $838 $945 $1,165 $1,579 $1,980
Payment Standard Range $754 to $922 $851 to $1,040 $1,049 to $1,282 $1,421 to $1,737 $1,782 to $2,178

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Reno, 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 24.97%
Average Renter Household Size 3.87
Average Household Size 3.13
Median Household Income $56,463 ±$6,811
Median Rent $842 ±$66
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.58% ± 15.67pp
Total Population 2,597

Population and Household Demographics

Reno is a city in Parker County, Texas with a population of 2,597. There are 829 households in the city with an average household size of 3.13 persons. 24.97% of households in Reno are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Reno

The median gross income for households in Reno is $56,463 a year, or $4,705 a month. The median rent for the city is $842 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Reno, a household making less than $2,807 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.58% of households who rent are overburdened in Reno.

Area Median Income In Reno

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 Reno, the AMI is calculated from all households within Parker County.

In Reno, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,500

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 Reno

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 Reno

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,150 $19,600 $22,050 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,550 $32,600 $36,700 $40,750 $44,050 $47,300 $50,550 $53,800
80% of Median $45,650 $52,200 $58,700 $65,200 $70,450 $75,650 $80,850 $86,100