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Affordable Housing In Sanger
Denton County, Texas

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sanger

Chisum Trail Apartments

1100 Austin St
Sanger, Texas

Sanger Trails Apartments

11501 Marion Rd
Sanger, Texas
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Housing Authorities that serve Sanger

Housing Authority Programs
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Dallas Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sanger, Texas

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 248 affordable apartments for rent in Sanger, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Sanger, Texas

Sanger 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 Sanger, Texas

There are 248 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sanger.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sanger, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sanger landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Sanger.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sanger, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,183 and $1,445.

2020 Sanger, 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 $957 $1,093 $1,314 $1,727 $2,262
Payment Standard Range $861 to $1,053 $984 to $1,202 $1,183 to $1,445 $1,554 to $1,900 $2,036 to $2,488

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sanger, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 248
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.36%
Average Renter Household Size 2.79
Average Household Size 2.85
Median Household Income $54,103 ±$7,524
Median Rent $1,041 ±$85
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.3% ± 10.59pp
Total Population 7,410

Population and Household Demographics

Sanger is a city in Denton County, Texas with a population of 7,410. There are 2,596 households in the city with an average household size of 2.85 persons. 34.36% of households in Sanger are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sanger

The median gross income for households in Sanger is $54,103 a year, or $4,509 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,041 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sanger, a household making less than $3,470 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.3% of households who rent are overburdened in Sanger.

Area Median Income In Sanger

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 Sanger, the AMI is calculated from all households within Denton County.

In Sanger, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,200

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 Sanger

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 Sanger

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,100 $20,700 $23,300 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,200 $34,500 $38,800 $43,100 $46,550 $50,000 $53,450 $56,900
80% of Median $48,300 $55,200 $62,100 $68,950 $74,500 $80,000 $85,500 $91,050