Affordable Housing In Rose City
Orange County, Texas

Housing Authorities that serve Rose City

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Port Arthur Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rose City, Texas

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Rose City, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Rose City, Texas

Rose City features 0 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 Rose City, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rose City, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rose City, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $771 and $943.

2020 Rose City, 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 $623 $688 $857 $1,115 $1,180
Payment Standard Range $561 to $685 $619 to $757 $771 to $943 $1,004 to $1,227 $1,062 to $1,298

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rose City, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 7.01%
Average Renter Household Size 3.82
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $45,875 ±$14,479
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 0% ± 236.36pp
Total Population 386

Population and Household Demographics

Rose City is a City in Orange County, Texas with a population of 386. There are 157 households in the city with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 7.01% of households in Rose City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rose City

The median gross income for households in Rose City is $45,875 a year, or $3,823 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rose City, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 0% of households who rent are overburdened in Rose City.1

Area Median Income In Rose City

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 Rose City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Orange County.

In Rose City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,200

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 Rose City

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 Rose City

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,700 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,050
50% of Median $22,850 $26,100 $29,350 $32,600 $35,250 $37,850 $40,450 $43,050
80% of Median $36,550 $41,750 $46,950 $52,150 $56,350 $60,500 $64,700 $68,850