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Affordable Housing In Runnels County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Runnels County

Pecan Pk Riverside

1401 N 13th St
Ballinger, Texas

Neely Apartments

300 E Broadway St
Winters, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Runnels County

Housing Authority Programs
Abilene Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Section 8 HCV Money Follows the Person (MFP); Public Housing Money Follows the Person (MFP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Runnels County, Texas

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 156 affordable apartments for rent in Runnels County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Runnels County, Texas

Runnels County features 156 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 Runnels County, Texas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Runnels County, Texas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Runnels County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Runnels 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 $529 $542 $714 $890 $967
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Runnels County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 156
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 156
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.01%
Average Renter Household Size 2.72
Average Household Size 2.76
Median Household Income $41,526 ±$3,777
Median Rent $528 ±$57
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.36% ± 9.1pp
Total Population 10,445

Population and Household Demographics

Runnels County is a county in Texas with a population of 10,445. There are 3,703 households in the county with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 24.01% of households in Runnels County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Runnels County

The median gross income for households in Runnels County is $41,526 a year, or $3,461 a month. The median rent for the county is $528 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Runnels County, a household making less than $1,760 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Runnels County.

Area Median Income In Runnels 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 Runnels County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,800

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 Runnels 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 Runnels County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
50% of Median $20,650 $23,600 $26,550 $29,450 $31,850 $34,200 $36,550 $38,900
80% of Median $33,000 $37,700 $42,400 $47,100 $50,900 $54,650 $58,450 $62,200

Cities In Runnels County

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City Served By
Ballinger The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ballinger is the Abilene Housing Authority.
Miles The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Miles is the Abilene Housing Authority.
Winters The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Winters are the Housing Authority of the City of Winters and Abilene Housing Authority.