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Affordable Housing In Shackelford County

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Shackelford County

Albany Village Apartments

325 S Hwy 6
Albany, Texas
Income Based
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Shackelford 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 Shackelford County, Texas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 40 affordable apartments for rent in Shackelford County, Texas.

Income Based Apartments in Shackelford County, Texas

Shackelford County features 40 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 Shackelford County, Texas

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Shackelford County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Shackelford County, Texas

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Shackelford County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Shackelford County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Shackelford County, Texas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Shackelford 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
Fair Market Rent $529 $570 $714 $1,030 $1,074
Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $513 to $627 $643 to $785 $927 to $1,133 $967 to $1,181

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Shackelford County, TX Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 40
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.02%
Average Renter Household Size 2.85
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $48,750 ±$6,801
Median Rent $575 ±$152
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.75% ± 14.12pp
Total Population 3,352

Population and Household Demographics

Shackelford County is a county in Texas with a population of 3,352. There are 1,377 households in the county with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 23.02% of households in Shackelford County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Shackelford County

The median gross income for households in Shackelford County is $48,750 a year, or $4,063 a month. The median rent for the county is $575 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Shackelford County, a household making less than $1,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.75% of households who rent are overburdened in Shackelford County.

Area Median Income In Shackelford 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 Shackelford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,500

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 Shackelford 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 Shackelford County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,100 $37,550 $39,950
50% of Median $21,200 $24,200 $27,250 $30,250 $32,700 $35,100 $37,550 $39,950
80% of Median $33,900 $38,750 $43,600 $48,400 $52,300 $56,150 $60,050 $63,900

Cities In Shackelford County

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City Served By
Albany The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Albany is the Abilene Housing Authority.
Moran The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moran is the Abilene Housing Authority.