Affordable Housing In Sabine County
Texas

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Sabine County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 32 affordable apartments in Sabine County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Sabine County, Texas

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Sabine County. Go to the Texas Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Sabine County.

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Affordable Housing In Sabine County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Hemphill, TX Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Hemphill.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Sabine County, Texas

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency
Go to the Texas Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Sabine County.

Sabine County, Texas Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Sabine County, Texas

Sabine County 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 Sabine County, Texas

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sabine County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sabine County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sabine County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Sabine County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sabine County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 Sabine 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
Sabine County, Texas Fair Market Rent $623 $700 $826 $1,174 $1,407
Sabine County, Texas Payment Standard Range $561 to $685 $630 to $770 $743 to $909 $1,057 to $1,291 $1,266 to $1,548

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sabine County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 32
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 10.7%
Average Renter Household Size 2.76
Average Household Size 2.73
Median Household Income $31,307 ±$2,825
Median Rent $533 ±$47
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.23% ± 14.26pp
Total Population 10,440

Population and Household Demographics

Sabine County is a county in Texas with a population of 10,440. There are 3,795 households in the county with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 10.7% of households in Sabine County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sabine County

The median gross income for households in Sabine County is $31,307 a year, or $2,609 a month. The median rent for the county is $533 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sabine County, a household making less than $1,777 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Sabine County.

Area Median Income In Sabine 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 Sabine County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,800

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 Sabine 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 Sabine County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sabine County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,350 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $44,950
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sabine County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,850 $27,250 $30,650 $34,050 $36,800 $39,500 $42,250 $44,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sabine County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,150 $43,600 $49,050 $54,450 $58,850 $63,200 $67,550 $71,900