Affordable Housing In Scurry County
Texas

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Scurry County

Villages at Snyder

1021 37th St
Snyder, TX
HCV Welcome

Cimmaron Bend

100 37th St
Snyder, TX
Subsidized

Snyder Senior Citizens Inc

1607 52nd St
Snyder, TX
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Housing Authorities that serve Scurry 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 Scurry County, Texas

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 400 affordable apartments for rent in Scurry County, Texas. Scurry County features 80 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 320 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Scurry County.

Scurry County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 400
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 80
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.18%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.65
Median Household Income $56,842 ±$5,454
Median Rent $716 ±$75
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 25.82% ± 8.28pp
Total Population 17,238

Population and Household Demographics

Scurry County is a County in Texas with a population of 17,238. There are 5,832 households in the county with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 24.18% of households in Scurry County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Scurry County

The median gross income for households in Scurry County is $56,842 a year, or $4,737 a month. The median rent for the county is $716 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Scurry County, a household making less than $2,387 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 25.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Scurry County.1

Area Median Income In Scurry 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 Scurry County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,000

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 Scurry 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 Scurry County HUD Rental Assistance in Scurry County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,950 $17,050 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,500 $38,350 $41,200 $44,050 $46,900
80% of Median $39,800 $45,450 $51,150 $56,800 $61,350 $65,900 $70,450 $75,000

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Scurry County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,500 $38,350 $41,200 $44,050 $46,900
60% of Median $29,820 $34,080 $38,340 $42,600 $46,020 $49,440 $52,860 $56,280

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Scurry County is $38,340 a year, or $3,195 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,195 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $959 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $621 $666 $799 $923 $1,030 $1,137
60% $746 $799 $959 $1,108 $1,236 $1,364
Fair Market Rents in Scurry County

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.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$620 $677 $836 $1,122 $1,375

Cities In Scurry County

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City Listings Served By
Snyder 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Snyder is the Abilene Housing Authority.
Hermleigh 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hermleigh is the Abilene Housing Authority.