Low Income Apartments In Rusk
Cherokee County, Texas

Low Income Apartments In Rusk

Timbercreek Village Apartments

1465 W. 6th
Rusk, TX
1-3 BR

Rusk Seniors Apartments

275 Cherokee St
Rusk, TX

Timbercreek Village ( 6697 )

1908 W 6th St
Rusk, TX
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There are 4 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 420 affordable apartments for rent in Rusk, Texas. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 276 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 0 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Rusk. There are 144 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Rusk

Housing Authority Programs
Rusk Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher
Jacksonville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher
Housing Authority of Alto Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher; Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rusk, Texas

Rusk, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 420
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 276
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.47%
Average Renter Household Size 3.32
Total Population 5,594
Housing Units 1,248
Average Household Size 3.01
Median Household Income $41,864 ±$5,091
Median Rent $677 ±$99
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.3% ± 10.95pp

Population and Household Demographics

Rusk is a City in Cherokee County, Texas with a population of 5,594. There are 1,248 households in the city with an average household size of 3.01 persons. 44.47% of households in Rusk are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rusk

The median gross income for households in Rusk is $41,864 a year, or $3,489 a month. The median rent for the city is $677 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rusk, a household making less than $2,257 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.3% of households who rent are overburdened in Rusk.1

Fair Market Rents in Rusk

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$537 $541 $715 $934 $1,006