Affordable Housing In Rockwall County
1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rockwall County
Housing Authorities that serve Rockwall County
|Dallas Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Rockwall County, Texas
There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 64 affordable apartments for rent in Rockwall County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Rockwall County, Texas
Rockwall County features 64 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 Rockwall County, Texas
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rockwall County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Rockwall County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rockwall County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Rockwall County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rockwall County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,183 and $1,445.
2020 Rockwall 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||$957||$1,093||$1,314||$1,727||$2,262|
|Payment Standard Range||$861 to $1,053||$984 to $1,202||$1,183 to $1,445||$1,554 to $1,900||$2,036 to $2,488|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Rockwall County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||1|
|Total Low Income Apartments||64|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||64|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||19.62%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.92|
|Average Household Size||2.98|
|Median Household Income||$87,524 ±$3,352|
|Median Rent||$1,231 ±$69|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||44.59% ± 6.05pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Rockwall County is a county in Texas with a population of 85,536. There are 28,457 households in the county with an average household size of 2.98 persons. 19.62% of households in Rockwall County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Rockwall County
The median gross income for households in Rockwall County is $87,524 a year, or $7,294 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,231 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rockwall County, a household making less than $4,103 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.59% of households who rent are overburdened in Rockwall County.
Area Median Income In Rockwall 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 Rockwall County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,200
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 Rockwall 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 Rockwall County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$18,100||$20,700||$23,300||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$30,200||$34,500||$38,800||$43,100||$46,550||$50,000||$53,450||$56,900|
|80% of Median||$48,300||$55,200||$62,100||$68,950||$74,500||$80,000||$85,500||$91,050|
Cities In Rockwall County
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|Fate||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fate is the Dallas Housing Authority.|
|McLendon Chisholm||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McLendon Chisholm is the Dallas Housing Authority.|
|McLendon-Chisholm||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McLendon-Chisholm is the Dallas Housing Authority.|
|Mobile City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mobile City is the Dallas Housing Authority.|
|Rockwall||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rockwall is the Dallas Housing Authority.|