Affordable Housing In Rusk County
6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rusk County
Housing Authorities that serve Rusk County
|Tatum Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Beckville Housing Authority||Public Housing|
Other Housing Authorities located in Rusk County
|Housing Authority of Henderson||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of Overton||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Rusk County, Texas
There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 355 affordable apartments for rent in Rusk County, Texas.
Income Based Apartments in Rusk County, Texas
Rusk County features 167 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 Rusk County, Texas
There are 188 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rusk County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Rusk County, Texas
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rusk County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Rusk County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Rusk County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||6|
|Total Low Income Apartments||355|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||167|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||25.25%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.66|
|Average Household Size||2.75|
|Median Household Income||$46,173 ±$2,017|
|Median Rent||$701 ±$43|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||33.38% ± 4.95pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Rusk County is a County in Texas with a population of 53,457. There are 17,753 households in the county with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 25.25% of households in Rusk County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Rusk County
The median gross income for households in Rusk County is $46,173 a year, or $3,848 a month. The median rent for the county is $701 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rusk County, a household making less than $2,337 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Rusk County.1
Area Median Income In Rusk 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 Rusk County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,200
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 Rusk 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 Rusk County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,490||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,350||$36,750||$39,100|
|50% of Median||$20,750||$23,700||$26,650||$29,600||$32,000||$34,350||$36,750||$39,100|
|80% of Median||$33,150||$37,900||$42,650||$47,350||$51,150||$54,950||$58,750||$62,550|
Cities In Rusk County
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|Henderson||5||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Henderson are the Housing Authority of Henderson, Longview Housing Authority, Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.|
|Mount Enterprise||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mount Enterprise are the Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.|
|New London||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New London are the Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.|
|Overton||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Overton are the Tatum Housing Authority and Beckville Housing Authority.|